Bruce Tribush

Bruce Tribush

Bruce Tribush
+1 617 570 1959

Bruce Tribush, a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Industry group and chair of its Design & Construction group, focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, with a particular emphasis on real estate finance, development and investment.


Bruce represents commercial lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured credit facilities, construction loans, permanent loans, bridge loans, mezzanine debt transactions, loan participations and loan restructurings; owners and developers in the acquisition, financing and development of real estate; owners, developers, lenders, design professionals and construction professionals in design and construction matters; landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions; and institutional and private investors in debt and equity real estate investments.

Bruce devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing a broad range of clients in design and construction matters. This representation includes: advising clients on project delivery methods and procurement of design and construction services; negotiating design and construction contracts; structuring and negotiating equity and debt financing documents; negotiating development agreements; and counseling clients with respect to contract interpretation, liens, payment issues, contract defaults, project changes, project close out management, warranty and defect claims, claims assessment, indemnification and insurance.

Professional Activities

Bruce is an active member of the Boston Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is a former co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Real Estate Section, a member and former co-chair of the Boston Bar Association Construction Law Committee, a former member of the Boston Bar Association’s Real Estate Section Steering Committee, and a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry. Bruce has lectured on design and construction matters for CLE International, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education and the Boston Bar Association.




Fordham University School of Law


Cornell University



  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Recognition & Awards

Bruce has been recognized by the Legal 500 US 2023 for his work in Education Law.

Bruce has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America Best Lawyers for his work in Construction Law and Real Estate Law 2022-2023. They also recognized him as “Lawyer of the Year” in Boston for Real Estate & Infrastructure 2023.

Bruce has been listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers as one of the leading real estate lawyers in Massachusetts and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in the field of real estate law.