Sheldon S. Ananian

Sheldon S. Ananian

Managing Partner
Waltham, Massachusetts

Sheldon S. Ananian began practicing law in 1983 after graduating from Western New England University of Law. He began his career as a lawyer in a boutique firm where he litigated antitrust and franchise cases on behalf of businesses and consumers. He also worked as a tort defense attorney before serving as a managing attorney for a personal injury firm in Boston.

In 2004, Sheldon co-founded the law offices of Ananian & Rodibaugh, P.C., a full-service law firm conveniently located in Belmont, Massachusetts. In addition to his specialty of personal injury, clients rely on him for his decades of experience in family law, divorce, and real estate.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Real Estate
  • Business Collection
  • Divorce/Family Law/Education Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1984


  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D. cum laude
    • Law Review: 2 years, Editor-in-Chief, 1982 - 1983
  • Tufts University, Meford, Massachusetts
    • B.S.
    • Major: Biochemistry

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Harold Brown, Associate, 1983 - 1985
  • Gallagher & Gallagher, PC, Associate, 1985 - 1991
  • Law Offices of Dane M. Shulman, Managing Attorney, 1991 - 2004


  • English
  • Armenian


  • Phi Alpha Delta