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  1. Appeals: 40%
  2. Insurance: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Scott D Goldberg

    Michael is one of the brightest and most successful appeals attorney in Massachusetts. As a personal injury trial attorney, I know that if I have a case that goes to the Mass. Appeals Court I would want Michael handling it.


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2 Center Plaza
Suite 600
Boston, MA, 02108


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lawyers of the Year, Appellate, BostonBest Lawyers2015
New England Top 100Super Lawyers2014
Super Lawyer each year 2004-2014Super Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
New England Top 100Super Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerMeehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, P.C.1985 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Injury BoardExecutive Committee2014 - Present
American Association for JusticeStalwarts/Hall of Fame Committee Member2013 - Present
Cambridge Art AssociationBoard of Directors2013 - Present
American Association for JusticeLaw Schools Committee Member2012 - Present
Joint Bar Committee On Judicial AppointmentsChairperson2009 - 2010
Joint Bar Committee On Judicial AppointmentsMember2004 - 2010
Boston Bar Association, Litigation SectionCo-chair2003 - 2005
Federal Bar Association (Massachusetts chapter)President1998 - 1999
Massachusetts Bar Association (Civil Litigation Section)Vice Chair1997 - 1998
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Reckis v. Johnson & Johnson, 471 Mass. 272 (2015)Successful verdict and affirmance in the Supreme Judicial Court
In re Volkswagen & Audi Warranty Extension Litig., 692 F.3d 4 (1st Cir. 2012)Remanded for new decision
Commerce Ins. Co. v. Ultimate Livery Service, Inc., 452 Mass. 639 (2008)Successful outcome in Supreme Judicial Court decision (reversal of summary judgment)
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Publication nameTitleDate
LexisNexis publicationTreatise: Massachusetts Tort Damages (Second Edition) (and annual updates)1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Columbia UniversityPainting & SculptureOther - Masters1979
Brandeis UniversityStudio ArtBA - Bachelor of Arts1976