Mr. Halperin is one of the firm's founding partners and is the Managing Partner of the firm. Mr. Halperin is also the Chair of the firm's Business and Civil Litigation Practice Group. Admitted to practice law in 1981, Mr. Halperin focuses his practice on real estate development, business litigation, including contract disputes, construction litigation, environmental litigation, shareholder disputes, closely held business disputes, creditors' rights, and receiverships and business insolvencies. Mr. Halperin is also well versed in the ever changing and emerging fields of solar energy and medical marijuana. He is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, in the state court in New York, and in the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Halperin earned his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1981, and his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Rochester in 1978. Mr. Halperin has been appointed by the Supreme Court to the Rhode Island Receivership Panel, and has served since 2014 and continues to serve as an appointed member on the Rhode Island Commission on Judicial Tenure and Discipline.