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Alan L Cantor

Alan L Cantor

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1973

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    37 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    37 years, 200 cases
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    37 years, 200 cases
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    37 years, 300 cases

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Alan. He is a talented advocate with outstanding work ethic.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Swatrz & Swartz

10 Marshall Street
Boston, MA, 02108-2405




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Massachusetts Super Lawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2012
Massachusetts Super Lawyer--Plaintffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2011
Massachusetts Super Lawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2010
Massachusetts Super Lawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2009
Massachusetts Super Lawyer--Plaintiff's Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2008
Massachusetts SuperLawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2007
Massachusetts SuperLawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2006
Massachusetts SuperLawyer--Plaintiffs' Personal InjuryBoston Magazine2005
Massachusetts SuperLawyer--Plaintiffs' personal InjuryBoston Magazine2004
Personal Injury Litigaton--PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Personal Injury LitigationBoston's Best LawyersN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing AttorneySwartz & Swartz1978 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysMember1990 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1978 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Plaintiffs' Steering Committee--Sexual Ause Claims vs. Archdiocese of Boston$85 Million Settlement
Carey v. NSTAR$17 Million Settlement
Attleboro Explosion$25 Million Settlement

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Publication NameTitleDate
Trial MagazineSmoke Detector Litigation1986
Trial MagazineSeat Belt Injury LitigationN/A
U S Department of Commerce Interagency Task Force on Product LiabilityProduct Liability Legal StudyN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Colby CollegeN/AAB1970

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
MATA--Wrongful Death CasesPunitive DamagesN/A
MATA--Auto Accident ReconstructionComputer SimulationsN/A
Mass Bar Association--Trying Tort CasesPreparing and Trying Tort CasesN/A
Mass Bar Association--Complex Tort LitigationEmerging IssuesN/A
Mass Bar Association--Civil Trial PreparationCivil Case PreparationN/A
ABA--Motor Vehicle Product LiabilityMediationN/A