Justin A. Rhuda

Associate
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Overview

Justin Rhuda is a Boston intellectual property (IP) litigation attorney and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Mr. Rhuda focuses his practice on a wide range of IP litigation matters, including representing clients in disputes related to patent, copyright, trademark and trade secrets as well as related contractual matters and state law claims.

While attending law school, Mr. Rhuda served as president of the Suffolk University Law School Veterans Association and worked as a judicial intern to the Honorable William G. Young of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. In addition, Mr. Rhuda defended accused juvenile offenders in the Boston Municipal Juvenile Court as a Rule 3:03 certified student attorney.

Prior to law school, Mr. Rhuda served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and separated honorably as a captain in 2015. During his two deployments, Mr. Rhuda led up to 200 Marines throughout the Middle East, East Africa and Southeast Pacific regions, and extensively trained and worked with several foreign militaries.

Mr. Rhuda makes public service and charitable work an important part of his practice. In law school, he provided pro bono counsel to military veterans and inner-city youth. Mr. Rhuda also served as a Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Fellow and taught constitutional law to inner-city high school students.

Credentials

Education
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., summa cum laude
  • The University of Vermont, B.A., Political Science and History,
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Massachusetts
Memberships
  • Boston Bar Association, Active Duty Military & Veterans Forum
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi
Honors & Awards
  • Daniel J. Fern Award, Suffolk University Law School, 2019
  • Outstanding Student Award, Suffolk University Law School, 2019
  • Jurisprudence Awards for Business Entities Fundamentals, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Property and Torts, Suffolk University Law School, 2016-2017
  • National Jurist Magazine, Runner-Up, Law Student of the Year, Spring 2018
  • Pro Bono Honor Roll, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 2018