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I represent clients in civil litigation. I'm a seasoned trial lawyer with experience in state and federal courts, arbitration and mediation.

I represent and advise clients in the technology, power, manufacturing and many other industries on matters involving business contracts, business torts, employment disputes, trademark infringement, licensing, and other issues. I have obtained desirable results for clients in thorny residential and commercial real estate disputes in Land Court and Superior Court in cases involving failed purchase and sale agreements, adverse possession, easements, and title defects. I have particular experience with construction related litigation and have represented contractors, subcontractors and project owners in disputes concerning a variety of public and private construction projects. I am a past member of the American Bar Association's Forum on the Construction Industry and co-author of a 1998 publication relating to advanced project delivery systems entitled Construction Management: An Evolving Landscape.

Graduated with honors from Swarthmore College in 1988. Received my J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 1994. Following law school, I served as a law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court.


Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 80%
    21 years, 400 cases
  2. Arbitration: 10%
    21 years, 400 cases
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
    21 years, 400 cases



Hourly ($350-450/hour)

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  • John Rockwell Hitt

    I have known John as a lawyer for about 18 years, and I endorse his legal skills, judgment and professionalism. John was a go-to source and sounding board as a fellow Superior Court Law Clerk in the mid1990s and he has continued to distinguish himself as a lawyer ever since.


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Contact info

One Beacon Street
16th Floor
Boston, MA, 02108


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerThomson Reuters and Boston Magazine2012
Appointed to Govering Board Superior Court Law Clerk SocietyGoverning Board, Superior Court Law Clerk Society2011
Honors in Dept. of HumanitiesSwarthmore College1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSally & Fitch LLP2008 - Present
CounselSally & Fitch LLP2004 - 2008
AssociateMintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo1995 - 2003
Judicial Law ClerkSuperior Court1994 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1995 - 2003
Boston Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Batishchev v. Cote et alsPlaintiffs' verdict
Direct EnergySettlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Practical Law Company publicationMassachusetts Statute of Limitations Checklist2012
American Bar Association publicationConstruction Management: An Evolving LandscapeN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Swarthmore CollegeN/ABA with Honors1988