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Our Firm

Conn Kavanaugh is a Boston law firm that represents individuals and organizations ranging from closely held and family businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Since our founding in 1988, clients have relied on us for practical and realistic strategies to resolve legal issues quickly and effectively, both in and out of the courthouse.

Leadership

Conn Kavanaugh attorneys hold leadership positions in many community and bar organizations, publish articles and speak at continuing legal education seminars. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts appointed one of our founding partners to the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers (BBO), the official body that investigates and evaluates complaints against lawyers. Several other firm attorneys are hearing officers for the BBO.

Pro Bono Services

Our attorneys provide pro bono legal services in collaboration with a number of nonprofit organizations, including the Legal Food Hub, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, the Women's Bar Foundation, the Victim Rights Law Center, Volunteer Lawyers Project, Health Law Advocates and Discovering Justice.

Awards

  • 2015: Conn Kavanaugh has received a First Tier ranking in Boston for Employment Litigation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2015.
  • 2015: Four Conn Kavanaugh attorneys were listed in The Best Lawyers in America © 2015.
  • 2014: The publishers of Boston Magazine selected 16 Conn Kavanaugh attorneys as Massachusetts Super Lawyers. The publication also placed members of our team on its lists of Top 100 Massachusetts Lawyers, Top 100 New England Lawyers, Top 50 Massachusetts Women Lawyers, Top 50 New England Women Lawyers, and Massachusetts Rising Stars.
  • 2014: The American Bar Association's Tort Trial & Insurance Section honored one of our partners with the Edmund S. Muskie Pro Bono Service Award. 
  • 2013: Law & Politics selected 12 Conn Kavanaugh attorneys as Massachusetts Super Lawyers. The publication also placed members of our team on its lists of Top 100 Massachusetts Lawyers, Top 50 Massachusetts Women Lawyers, and Massachusetts Rising Stars.
  • 2013: The Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA) honored one of our partners with the Defense Lawyer of the Year award.

Why Choose Conn Kavanaugh

Boston is home to dozens of excellent law firms. Why should you turn to Conn Kavanaugh for assistance with your legal needs?

Accessibility

Conn Kavanaugh offers a level of accessibility and responsive, attentive service that larger firms cannot match. Maintaining close contact and open communication with clients really matters here. We believe in listening to clients and advising them in specific terms to solve their legal challenges. And we aim to develop an ongoing relationship of trust and confidence with clients, becoming part of their team.

Specialized Expertise

We deliver many of the benefits you might associate with a larger firm — for example, breadth and depth of expertise. Each of our attorneys focuses on a select number of practice areas. Collectively, they give our firm the highly specialized expertise necessary to address wide-ranging client needs.

Transactional Experience

Our business attorneys have decades of experience negotiating deals for acquiring and selling companies through mergers, consolidations and asset and stock transactions. We are strong advocates and skilled negotiators. In addition, we bring considerable value to our clients in getting deals done efficiently and effectively while never losing sight of the importance of identifying and managing risk.

Litigation Experience

The Conn Kavanaugh team includes seasoned former prosecutors and a strong, deep bench of attorneys with civil and criminal trial experience, which equips us to solve complex litigation cases for clients. Some of our attorneys are fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers, the nation's premier professional trial organization.

Cost-efficiency

One reason so many of our clients choose us is that we staff our cases leanly and charge reasonable fees. In addition, we provide practical and realistic strategies to resolve legal issues quickly and effectively, within budgetary constraints.

Please call us today at 617.482.8200 to learn more about what sets Conn Kavanaugh apart.

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    Business Litigation

    Our Business Litigation practice group offers the experience of seasoned lawyers who recognize the value of solving problems to promote your business success.

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    Anthony V. Bova
    Anthony Bova
    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew Dennington
    Catherine M. DiVita
    Catherine DiVita
    Daniel R. Fishman
    Daniel Fishman
    Kurt B. Fliegauf
    Kurt Fliegauf
    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas Gallitano
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin Higgins
    James F. Kavanaugh, Jr.
    James Kavanaugh, Jr.
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine Kelter
    Brian J. Killoy
    Brian Killoy
    Mary ('Beth') E. O'Neal
    Mary ('Beth') O'Neal
    Kathleen R. O'Toole
    Kathleen O'Toole
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol Starkey
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael Sullivan
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher Sweeney
    Alexis P. Theriault
    Alexis Theriault
    Henry H. Tran
    Henry Tran
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner

    Complex Tort Defense

    Since its founding in 1988, a staple of Conn Kavanaugh’s practice has been the defense of business entities in serious and complex personal injury or property damage actions.

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    Anthony V. Bova
    Anthony Bova
    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    Daniel R. Fishman
    Daniel Fishman
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin Higgins
    James F. Kavanaugh, Jr.
    James Kavanaugh, Jr.
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine Kelter
    Brian J. Killoy
    Brian Killoy
    Johanna L. Matloff
    Johanna Matloff
    Kathleen R. O'Toole
    Kathleen O'Toole
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael Sullivan
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher Sweeney
    Alexis P. Theriault
    Alexis Theriault
    Henry H. Tran
    Henry Tran
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner

    Construction

    Whether you are the owner, design professional, general contractor, project administrator, subcontractor, or supplier on a construction project, our Construction practice will assist you in achieving a successful project outcome.

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael Sullivan
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner

    Corporate / Transactional

    Our Corporate/Transactional practice has a broad range of skills. This versatility allows them to remain a principal point of contact with our business clients and to move freely across multiple disciplines to ensure continuity of representation.

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    Barry E. Gold
    Barry Gold
    Gregory J. Murphy
    Gregory Murphy
    Bob B. Rosenthal
    Bob Rosenthal
    Neil R. Schauer
    Neil Schauer

    Criminal / White Collar / Regulatory

    We have extensive experience advising businesses and individuals who are the subject of criminal or regulatory investigations or proceedings.

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    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas Gallitano
    Anna O. Klimas
    Anna Klimas
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol Starkey
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher Sweeney
    Glen A. Tagliamonte
    Glen Tagliamonte
    Kirsten Z. Young
    Kirsten Young

    Employment Litigation / Counseling

    Employers and employees alike look to Conn Kavanaugh’s employment lawyers for advice in navigating the increasingly complex web of state and federal statutes,

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    Anthony V. Bova
    Anthony Bova
    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew Dennington
    Catherine M. DiVita
    Catherine DiVita
    Daniel R. Fishman
    Daniel Fishman
    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas Gallitano
    Barry E. Gold
    Barry Gold
    James F. Kavanaugh, Jr.
    James Kavanaugh, Jr.
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine Kelter
    Brian J. Killoy
    Brian Killoy
    Mary ('Beth') E. O'Neal
    Mary ('Beth') O'Neal
    Kathleen R. O'Toole
    Kathleen O'Toole
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol Starkey
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher Sweeney
    Alexis P. Theriault
    Alexis Theriault

    Estate Planning / Administration

    Our Estate Planning attorneys help individuals and their families plan for the future and protect their assets. We handle all aspects of estate planning.

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    George M. Ford
    George Ford
    Sheila B. Giglio
    Sheila Giglio
    Anna O. Klimas
    Anna Klimas
    Gregory J. Murphy
    Gregory Murphy
    Neil R. Schauer
    Neil Schauer
    Kirsten Z. Young
    Kirsten Young

    Family Law / Probate Litigation

    Our experienced Family Law/Probate Litigation attorneys work zealously to ensure rightful asset distributions in these emotionally charged proceedings. Our group handles a wide range of areas including prenuptial agreements, custody disputes, and post-divorce support or estate modifications.

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    George M. Ford
    George Ford
    Sheila B. Giglio
    Sheila Giglio
    Anna O. Klimas
    Anna Klimas
    Laurel K.  Spallone
    Laurel K. Spallone
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner
    Kirsten Z. Young
    Kirsten Young
    Lindsay  Zelek-Thompson
    Lindsay Zelek-Thompson

    Land Use / Real Estate Litigation

    Our Land Use/Real Estate Litigation practice has extensive experience in handling real estate disputes of all kinds and at all levels. We can develop a strategy for your dispute.

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    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew Dennington
    Daniel R. Fishman
    Daniel Fishman
    George M. Ford
    George Ford
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine Kelter
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael Sullivan
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner

    Mediation / Arbitration

    Having litigated hundreds of cases, the Mediation/Arbitration practice is well-equipped to effectively value cases to resolve disputes according to your needs and goals.

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    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin

    Product Liability

    Conn Kavanaugh’s lawyers regularly represent manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in defending against product liability claims.

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    Daniel R. Fishman
    Daniel Fishman
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin Higgins
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine Kelter
    Brian J. Killoy
    Brian Killoy
    Johanna L. Matloff
    Johanna Matloff
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Henry H. Tran
    Henry Tran
    Peter John Veysey
    Peter Veysey

    Professional Liability

    Our trial attorneys are accomplished in defending claims against attorneys, health care professionals, insurance agents and brokers, and other professionals.

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    Anthony V. Bova
    Anthony Bova
    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew Dennington
    Catherine M. DiVita
    Catherine DiVita
    Kurt B. Fliegauf
    Kurt Fliegauf
    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas Gallitano
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin Higgins
    Brian J. Killoy
    Brian Killoy
    Johanna L. Matloff
    Johanna Matloff
    Kathleen R. O'Toole
    Kathleen O'Toole
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol Starkey
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael Sullivan
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher Sweeney
    Glen A. Tagliamonte
    Glen Tagliamonte
    Alexis P. Theriault
    Alexis Theriault
    Henry H. Tran
    Henry Tran
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner

    Real Estate

    Our Real Estate practice provides skilled representation in a variety of transactions, including the financing, leasing, acquisition and disposition of commercial properties.

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    Barry E. Gold
    Barry Gold
    Bob B. Rosenthal
    Bob Rosenthal
    Neil R. Schauer
    Neil Schauer

    Architects/Engineers

    Conn Kavanaugh has a wealth of experience advising and representing architects and engineers in many aspects of their businesses.

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell ConnPartner
    James B. Peloquin
    James PeloquinPartner
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael SullivanPartner
    Glen A. Tagliamonte
    Glen TagliamonteAssociate

    Closely Held/Family Businesses

    Conn Kavanaugh’s business attorneys have a broad range of skills and are very experienced in providing legal services to family-owned and other closely-held businesses.

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    Barry E. Gold
    Barry GoldPartner
    Bob B. Rosenthal
    Bob RosenthalPartner
    Neil R. Schauer
    Neil SchauerPartner

    Construction

    Conn Kavanaugh has provided an array of services to private and public clients in the construction industry, including the manufacturers of building materials and systems.

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    Kurt B. Fliegauf
    Kurt FliegaufPartner
    James B. Peloquin
    James PeloquinPartner
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael SullivanPartner
    Glen A. Tagliamonte
    Glen TagliamonteAssociate
    Henry H. Tran
    Henry TranAssociate
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray WagnerPartner

    Financial Services

    Conn Kavanaugh draws upon a wide range of disciplines to meet the needs of individual and institutional clients in the financial services industry.

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    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew DenningtonPartner
    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas GallitanoPartner
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol StarkeyPartner
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher SweeneyAssociate

    Food and Beverage

    Our decades of work in the food and beverage industry, including alcohol regulatory and distribution, have permitted us to gain expertise and insight into the typically fast paced and challenging world of our clients engaged in the food and beverage industry.

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    Anthony V. Bova
    Anthony BovaAssociate
    James F. Kavanaugh, Jr.
    James Kavanaugh, Jr.Partner
    Mary ('Beth') E. O'Neal
    Mary ('Beth') O'NealPartner
    Kathleen R. O'Toole
    Kathleen O'TooleAssociate

    Government

    Conn Kavanaugh provides an array of services to clients in the public sector, including state agencies, municipalities, and public officials.

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    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew DenningtonPartner
    Kurt B. Fliegauf
    Kurt FliegaufPartner
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol StarkeyPartner

    Healthcare

    The Conn Kavanaugh team has the skills and experience necessary to successfully maneuver our clients through the increasingly complex and highly regulated environment of the health care industry.

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    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew DenningtonPartner
    Johanna L. Matloff
    Johanna MatloffSenior Counsel
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas PeischPartner
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael RossiPartner
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol StarkeyPartner
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael SullivanPartner
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher SweeneyAssociate

    Insurance

    Our lawyers work with our insurance industry clients in a variety of ways. We represent their insureds in virtually every type of lawsuit for which insurance coverage is available. We represent insurance companies directly in bad faith actions, and in high-exposure losses or losses that present unusual or challenging coverage issues.

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell ConnPartner
    Kurt B. Fliegauf
    Kurt FliegaufPartner
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin HigginsPartner
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine KelterAssociate
    Brian J. Killoy
    Brian KilloyAssociate
    Johanna L. Matloff
    Johanna MatloffSenior Counsel
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas PeischPartner
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael RossiPartner
    Alexis P. Theriault
    Alexis TheriaultAssociate
    Henry H. Tran
    Henry TranAssociate
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray WagnerPartner

    Law Firms

    Since the firm was founded in 1988, our attorneys have been known as “lawyers’ lawyers.”

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell ConnPartner
    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas GallitanoPartner
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin HigginsPartner
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas PeischPartner
    Bob B. Rosenthal
    Bob RosenthalPartner
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael RossiPartner
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher SweeneyAssociate

    Manufacturing

    Conn Kavanaugh has broad experience in representing the interests and needs of various manufacturers.

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell ConnPartner
    Barry E. Gold
    Barry GoldPartner
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael SullivanPartner

    Real Estate

    Conn Kavanaugh has a wealth of experience in the real estate field.

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    George M. Ford
    George FordOf-Counsel
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine KelterAssociate
    Bob B. Rosenthal
    Bob RosenthalPartner
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael RossiPartner
    Neil R. Schauer
    Neil SchauerPartner
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael SullivanPartner
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray WagnerPartner

    Staffing and Recruiting

    Staffing companies and Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) are playing an increasingly important role in many aspects of human resource management, as employers are relying more and more on staffing companies and PEOs for payroll and employee benefit administration, risk management, and other increasingly complex administrative burdens.

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    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas GallitanoPartner
    Barry E. Gold
    Barry GoldPartner
    Johanna L. Matloff
    Johanna MatloffSenior Counsel
    Mary ('Beth') E. O'Neal
    Mary ('Beth') O'NealPartner
    Biography

    Russell is a civil litigator with over thirty-five years of experience trying cases in the state and federal courts, including many succesful jury trials. His practice is focused on business litigation, professional liability, employment, and construction. He also frequently represents executives with respect to the negotiation of employment and severance agreements and related litigation matters.

    As an integral member of the firm's management team, Russell serves on the Management Committee and as co-chair of the Commercial Litigation and Professional Liability Groups.

    With the maturation and development of his practice, Russell serves a number of large and small businesses as principal outside advisor on a broad array of legal matters, including corporate and contract, employment, regulatory, and litigation. He also acts as national litigation counsel for a major professional liability insurer for which he has appeared in twenty-two states.

    Some of Russell's accomplishments include:  named a “Massachusetts Super Lawyer” (top 5% of Massachusetts) by the publishers of Boston Magazine every year since the designation was created in 2004; voted one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Massachusetts in 2006 and 2007 and one of the Top 100 Lawyers in New England in 2008 and 2009; recognized by Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, as a Leading Practitioner in Labor and Employment Law for 2007, 2008, and 2009; received an AV Peer Review Rating, the highest rating, in The Martindale-Hubbell Lawyers Directory.

    Recognizing the importance of civic engagement, Russell is an Overseer for the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park in Lincoln, Massachusetts, where he also serves as a member of the Governance Committee. He is also a member of the Hingham Personnel Board, where he is responsible for the town's employee relations, union negotiations, and personnel policies.

    Credentials

    Practice Areas

    Industries

    Education

    • Boston College Law School, J.D. magna cum laude (1977)
    • Harvard College, B.A. cum laude (1974)

    Court Admissions

    • Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
    • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
    • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
    • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
    • United States Supreme Court
    • Numerous pro hac vice admissions throughout the United States

    Recognition

    • Selected as Massachusetts Super Lawyer by Law & Politics and the publishers of Boston Magazine (2004 to present )
    Matters & Cases

    Representative Matters

    • Complex Tort Defense

      • Obtained a Norfolk Superior Court defense verdict for the subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company. Plaintiff subrogated insurance company had sought recovery for a significant property damage loss at a construction site. The jury deliberated for approximately one hour. Judgment entered, dismissing the claim, and awarding the firm’s client its costs.
      • Successfully defended a Fortune 500 company in a fire case. Court dismissed case following cross-examination of plaintiff's "cause and origin" expert and conclusion of plaintiff's case. Court also enforced award as to client's costs and a partial award for attorneys' fees

    • Professional Liability

      • Obtained a Suffolk Superior Court verdict for a prominent structural engineering firm. The client had sought recovery of significant professional fees and faced a counterclaim for malpractice relating to the design and construction of a retail superstore. The jury deliberated for approximately one hour before awarding the firm’s client the full amount owed, and rejecting the counterclaim.
      • Successfully defended a $7 million professional liability claim that Lloyd’s of London and a major subprime lender had filed in the Delaware Chancery Court against the insurer broker for the lender. The decision was affirmed by the Delaware Supreme Court.
      • Successfully enforced an attorney’s right to a shared contingent fee under a contract with attorney’s former co-counsel. Defeated the defense that the firm’s client had committed malpractice in the handling of the underlying matter, and convinced the trial court that the former co-counsel had falsified evidence and committed perjury. Judgment entered for the full amount of the client’s fee, plus all legal and expert witness fees.

    • Corporate / Transactional

      • Represented an investor in acquiring a $200 million loan package from a major lender. Representation included negotiating an agreement with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office that permitted the client to acquire the loans free from an injunction that had issued against the seller of the loan portfolio.

    • Employment Litigation / Counseling

      • Obtained summary judgment in the Suffolk Superior Court Business Litigation Section (Van Gestel, J.) invalidating client executive's post-employment restrictions as unreasonably broad.
      • Represent numerous senior executives, from mid-management to CEO level, in the negotiation of employment and severance agreements.
      • Advise clients and negotiate agreements with respect to stock options and related rights, change-in-control provisions, fringe benefits, and post-employment restrictions and other fiduciary obligations.
      • Regularly advise small and large businesses on employment issues, and file or defend suits where necessary to enforce or protect client's rights and interests.
      • Obtained summary judgment in the Suffolk Superior Court Business Litigation Session for a senior executive, reforming the non-competition obligations in the executive’s employment agreement by reducing the restrictive period from five years to eighteen months.

    • Business Litigation

      • Obtained a Middlesex Superior Court verdict for two dentists who performed a scientific study based on alleged false representations of the defendant. The jury deliberated for approximately one hour before awarding the firm’s clients the full amount sought and then doubling the award under chapter 93A (unfair business practices). The Court further awarded attorneys’ fees and costs.
      • Represented a minority shareholder in a derivative action under Delaware law alleging claims against the majority shareholder for breach of fiduciary duties. After a two-week trial, the court ordered the majority shareholder to issue a significant dividend and to credit the corporation for excessive interest charges on loans.

    • Insurance Coverage Disputes

      • Obtained summary judgment in the Superior Court of New Jersey (Somerset County) for a major professional liability insurer that its $5MM policy did not provide coverage for an underlying federal suit but that coverage instead was with the successor carrier. The court further awarded all attorneys fees incurred by the firm's client in defending the underlying claim. The case was resolved just before the court was about to rule on the client's motion for attorneys' fees in prosecuting the coverage action.
      • Obtained summary judgment in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts for a major professional liability insurer defeating coverage for a $3 million claim against an errors and omissions policy. The decision was affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

    Reported Cases

    • Underwriters at Lloyd's vs. National Installment Insurance Services, Inc. 2007 WL 4554453 (Del. Ch. December 21, 2007) and 2008 WL 2133417 (Del. Ch. May 21, 2008) (and both affirmed summarily on appeal by Delaware Supreme Court on November 18, 2008)
    • Massamont Insurance Agency, Inc. v. Utica Mutual Insurance Co., 489 F. 3d 761 (1st Cir. 2007) (affirming district court)
    • Massamont Insurance Agency, Inc. v. Utica Mutual Insurance Co., 448 F. Supp 2d 329 (D. Mass. 2006) (Young, C.J.)
    • Herbert A. Sullivan, Inc. v. Utica Mutual Insurance Co., 439 Mass. 387 (2003)
    • Utica Mutual Insurance Co. v. Hall Equipment, Inc., 73 F.Supp. 83 (D. Mass. 1999)
    • Heno v. FDIC, 20 F.3d 1204 (1st Cir. 1994)
    • Heno v. FDIC, 815 F.Supp. 507 (D. Mass. 1992)
    • Saltwater Sportsman, Inc. v. B.A.S.S., Inc., 685 F.Supp 12 (D. Mass. 1987)
    • Technical Facilities of America, Inc. v. Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc., 24 Mass. App. Ct. 601 (1987)
    • Bibbo v. Mulhern, 621 F.Supp. 1018 (D. Mass 1985)
    Affiliations

    Professional Affiliation and Activities

    • International Association of Defense Counsel, Member
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
    • Boston Bar Association, Member
    • Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association, Member
    • Labor and Employment Practice Section of the American Bar Association, Member
    • Massachusetts Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
    • Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers, Former Hearing Officer
    • Massachusetts Bar Association Judicial Administrative Counsel, Former Member
    Publications

    Publications

    • Frequently quoted/interviewed in media, including Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio, New England Cable News, and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
    • Co-author, “Massachusetts Passes New Lien Law to Protect Design Professionals", Structural Engineers Association Massachusetts (SEAMass) Newsletter, 2011
    • Co-author, Defending Your Client's Choice of Forum, 66 DEF. COUNSEL. J. 562, 1999

     

    Presentations

    • Instructor, Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop
    • Numerous lectures to client groups
    • Panelist, legal education programs for the Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations.
    • Panelist, legal education programs in the areas of business and tort litigation for the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE)
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