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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
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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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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters and Boston Magazine||2012|
|Appointed to Govering Board Superior Court Law Clerk Society||Governing Board, Superior Court Law Clerk Society||2011|
|Honors in Dept. of Humanities||Swarthmore College||1988|
|Partner||Sally & Fitch LLP||2008 - Present|
|Counsel||Sally & Fitch LLP||2004 - 2008|
|Associate||Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo||1995 - 2003|
|Judicial Law Clerk||Superior Court||1994 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||N/A||2004 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||1995 - 2003|
|Boston Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Batishchev v. Cote et als||Plaintiffs' verdict|
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|Practical Law Company publication||Massachusetts Statute of Limitations Checklist||2012|
|American Bar Association publication||Construction Management: An Evolving Landscape||N/A|
|Northeastern University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Swarthmore College||N/A||Other - Bachelors||1988|