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Frederick D. Royal Receives Recognition from Martindale-Hubbell

Published:  May 8, 2017

Royal, P.C. is delighted to announce that Frederick D. Royal has been bestowed a rating of AV Preeminent for Highest level of Professional Excellence and High Ethical Standards by Martindale-Hubbell.   Attorney Royal was awarded a rating of 5.0/5.0 as a result of peer recognition, which is the highest level of award given by Martindale-Hubbell.  Frederick D. Royal teaches law at Western New England University, and has served as the Associate Dean of the Graduate Program in Estate Planning and Elder Law.

With numerous years of law experience as both a teacher and a practicing lawyer, Attorney Royal’s expertise helps the clients of Royal, P.C. know they are receiving the best representation possible.  



Attorney Royal has authored numerous publications including:
  • Contributing author to UNDERSTANDING AND USING TRUSTS, Massachusetts
  • Continuing Legal Education, 2005. Chapter 22, Representing a Trustee.
  • Long, THE LAW OF LIABILITY INSURANCE (1966 edition, Matthew Bender & Co.) --Authored Chapter 12, Professional -Liability Insurance (1980); Chapter 4, Meaning of Words and Phrases (1981); Chapter 14, Assistance and Cooperation of the Insured (1981).


  • Recovery of Basis in Non-Qualifying Stock Redemptions Under 302 and 304, 4 Va. Tax Rev. 85
  • Discovery Process in the United States Tax Court, 65 Mass. L. Rev. 227 (1980)
Attorney Royal has also served extensively in the public interest over his career by dedicating his time to such positions as:
  • Member, Board of Directors, Corporation for Public Management,
  • Counsel to Youth Leadership Circle of Western Massachusetts, Inc.
  • Selectperson, Town of Longmeadow. Chairperson
  • Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Longmeadow. Chairperson
  • Board member of the Massachusetts Corporation for Education Telecommunication
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Taxation Section Governing Council
  • American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Committee on Sales, Exchange and Basis
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