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Edward S. Cheng

Edward S. Cheng

Practice areas:

Litigation, Insurance

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About Me

Mr. Cheng is a partner in Sherin and Lodgen, LLP's Litigation Department and co-chair of the firm’s Professional Liability Practice Group. He specializes in complex commercial disputes, professional malpractice cases, insurance coverage disputes, and real estate litigation. His clients include attorneys and their law firms, corporations, title insurance companies, and professional liability insurance companies. He has also litigated employment, trade secret, and non-competition agreement disputes, and has represented attorneys in disciplinary proceedings before the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Litigation: 75%
  2. Insurance: 25%

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Contact Info

Sherin and Lodgen LLP

101 Federal St.
Boston, MA, 02110-1817




Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV ratedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Rising StarMassachusetts Super LawyersN/A
SuperlawyersMassachusetts SuperlawyersN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSherin and Lodgen LLP2005 - Present
Of CounselCooke Clancy & Gruenthal LLP2003 - 2005
AssociateHill & Barlow1997 - 2003
Lawclerk for Justice Margaret MarshallSupreme Judicial Court for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts1996 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Judicial Nominations CommissionCommissioner2012 - 2014
Massachusetts Board of Bar OverseersHearing Officer2010 - 2014
American Bar Association, Lawyers' Professional Liability Standing CommitteeCommittee Member2008 - 2011
Clients Security BoardBoard Member2008 - 2013
Boston Bar Association, Administration of Justice SectionCo-chair2007 - 2010
Asian-American Lawyers Association of MassachusettsBoard Member2007 - Present
Boston Bar Association, Standing Ethics CommitteeMember2006 - 2009
Boston Bar Association, Professional Liability Committeeco-chair2003 - 2006
Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Practice and Procedure CommitteeFormer Co-chairN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Law of Lawyers Liability: Fifty State Survey of Legal Malpractice:,Lawyers Professional Liability Law in Massachusetts2012
New England L. Rev.An Attorney’s Duty to Non-Clients2002
UCLA Women’s L.J.Boys Being Boys and Girls Being Girls — Student-to-Student Sexual Harassment from the Courtroom to the Classroom1997
Temp. Envtl. L. & Tech. J.Thomas S. Kuhn and Courtroom Treatment of Science Evidence1996


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor - magna cum laude - Law Review1996
Princeton UniversityArchitectureBA - Bachelor of Arts1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Practical Strategies for Avoiding ConflictPractical Strategies for Avoiding Conflicts of Interest2007
Boston Bar AssociationBoston Bar Association's Annual Bench-Bar Conference2007
American Bar Association’s Lawyers’ Professional Liability ConferenceBiting that Hand that Sues You: Anti-SLAPP Statutes and Malicious Prosecution Cases2007
Boston Bar Association’s Professional Liability CommitteeDangerous Liaisons — What You Write for Your Client Can Get You Sued2002
Boston Bar Association’s Professional Liability CommitteeHey, Who Threw That Snowball? Attorneys Blindsided By Non-Client Lawsuits2001