Rubin and Rudman Adds Attorneys Robert-Ian Greene and Ryan Douglas, Further Expanding the Firm’s Real Estate and Environmental and Land Use Capabilities

March 12, 2024

Boston, MA (March 12, 2024)—Boston-based, full-service law firm Rubin and Rudman LLP welcomes two new attorneys to expand the firm’s real estate, environmental, permitting, and land use capabilities.

Robert-Ian Greene joins the firm as an associate in the Real Estate Department, while Ryan Douglas joins as an associate in the Environmental and Land Use Department. Greene and Douglas join the firm from Dain, Torpy, Le Ray, Wiest & Garner, P.C., a commercial real estate boutique law firm in Boston.

Greene is experienced in negotiating all aspects of life science, research and development, office, and retail leases, and various telecommunication and other short-term use license agreements. He has also assisted lead attorneys in acquisition/disposition matters through due diligence work in zoning and title research and compiling closing materials.

Prior to Dain Torpy, Greene was Associate General Counsel at the Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance in Boston, where he managed various real estate transactions, including P&S agreements, easements, leases, and licenses. He was also a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Robert B. Foster in the Land Court Department of the Mass Trial Court.

Greene received his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 2020 and a B.S. cum laude in Economics and magna cum laude in Business Administration from Drexel University. While at Drexel, Robert was a Division 1 varsity rower and a Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honors Society Member.

“Rubin and Rudman’s Real Estate Department has remained a fundamental cornerstone of the firm since its founding,” said Andrea Y. Toulouse, Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department. “The addition of Robert to our team further strengthens our ability to support clients throughout every phase of their real estate ventures,” continued Toulouse.

Douglas is a land use attorney specializing in zoning litigation, permitting, and environmental work. Before entering private practice, Douglas was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Howard P. Specicher and the Honorable Kevin T. Smith in Massachusetts Land Court.

Douglas received his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 2020. While at Northeastern, Ryan participated in the school’s National Environmental Moot Court team and held a position on the board of Northeastern’s Real Estate Law Society. He earned a B.A. in History and English from University College Dublin in 2017.

Douglas is an active member of NAIOP and the Real Estate Bar Association and frequently presents and lectures at local law schools.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ryan to our team, where he will play a pivotal role in our environmental and land use practice,” said Glenn A. Wood, Partner and Chair of the firm’s Environmental and Land Use Department. “Ryan’s addition enhances our capabilities, reinforcing our commitment to delivering exceptional service and strategic counsel in the ever-evolving world of real estate development, permitting, and planning,” continued Wood.