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I help my clients – large and small businesses, executives, professionals, and private individuals – to avoid and resolve disputes.
I am a trial lawyer and founding partner of Twohig Caplan LLP, a Massachusetts law firm focusing on civil litigation and dispute resolution and avoidance. Large and small businesses and individuals come to us for our combination of big firm expertise and small firm service and efficiency.
Highlights of my 20-year career as a trial lawyer with downtown Boston law firms and general counsel of a start-up business include:
• Successfully represent a number of companies in bet-the company litigations.
• Win $2 Million arbitration award for clients facing contentious disputes from failed corporate merger.
• Assist corporate and individual clients to recover tens of millions of dollars in insurance proceeds under virtually all types of insurance policies.
• Help businesses and individuals with contract preparation and negotiation, employment issues, non-competition agreements, risk avoidance, and resolution of customer claims.
Martindale Hubbell rates me “A.V. Preeminent,” the top rating for lawyers who have demonstrated the highest degree of professionalism, skill and ethics. I hold a 10/10 ("Superb") rating from AVVO.
My main interest is helping people through difficult situations. Solving problems is my goal, whether through pre-litigation counseling and negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, litigation or trial.
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I had the pleasure of attending a trial skills course several years ago in which attorney Caplan was an instructor. I learned much form his instruction. He is a knowledgeable and skilled litigator and I endorse him without reservation.
Scott Spencer Litigation Attorney
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2016|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2015|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2008|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2007|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2006|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2006|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2005|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2005|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2004|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2004|
|Trial Lawyer and Founding Partner||Twohig Caplan LLP||2013 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Institute for Trial Advocacy||Faculty, Building Trial Skills Program||2012 - Present|
|National Institute for Trial Advocacy||Faculty, Deposition Skills Program||2007 - Present|
|Anti-Defamation League||Member of New England Regional Board of Directors||2009 - 2011|
|Insurance Bad Faith Claims (Sterling Education)||Massachusetts Bad Faith Claims||2004|
|Boston Bar Journal||Massachusetts Attorneys Beware: 'Absolute' Litigation Privilege May Not Be As Broad As You Think||2003|
|Northwestern University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|University of Pennsylvania||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|It’s Confidential— Privilege Law in Massachusetts||The Common Interest Doctrine in Massachusetts||2010|