Ronald Rappaport is a founding director of Reynolds, Rappaport, Kaplan & Hackney, LLC, in Edgartown. He was a partner at Friedman & Atherton in Boston, before returning to his native Martha's Vineyard in 1985 to start his own firm. Mr. Rappaport is town counsel for five of the six island towns (Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and West Tisbury) and is counsel to the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission. Ron plays a significant role in Martha’s Vineyard civic organizations and is currently a Trustee for Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank. Ron lives in Chilmark with his wife, attorney Jane Kaplan. They have one grown daughter, Julia.