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  1. Litigation: 50%
    22 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Franchising: 20%
    22 years
  3. Health Care: 20%
    22 years
  4. Arbitration: 10%
    22 years

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One International Place, Eleventh Floor
Boston, MA, 02110


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
"Lawyer of the Year" 2015, Mass Torts/Class Actions- DefendantsBest Lawyers in America2015
Benchmark "Litigation Star" in MassachusettsBenchmark Litigation, The Guide To America's Leading Litigatiion Lawyers2014
Best Lawyers in America--Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America, 2009-present2013
Mass Torts/Class Action; Product Liability; Personal InjuryThe Best Lawyers in America, 2010-20132013
Mass. "Super Lawyers"--Business LitigationLaw & Politics Magazine -- 2004-present2012
"Boston's Best Lawyers" 2009 to presentBoston Globe (supplement)2012
Benchmark's Future Star--LitigationBenchmark Litigation 2009, 2010, 20112009
Outstanding Young LawyerMassachusetts Bar AssociationN/A
AV Peer Review Rating Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder, Vice President, Office LeaderLeClairRyan2007 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association (previously Mass. YL Member of ABA House of Delegates)Member1987 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationCivil Litigation Section1987 - Present
Defense Research Institute (DRI)MemberN/A
PLAN, Professional Lines Attorney NetworkFirm ContactN/A
Trustee, Massachusetts Bar Foundation (MBF)Board of Trustees2005 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Scott v. Zoo New EnglandN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Massachusetts Bar Association"Traps for the Unwary" 6th Ed. Professional Malpractice Risk Management2011
"For The Defense" Magazine / Defense Research InstituteTheme Development in Trial Practice2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Holy Cross CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Boston College High SchoolN/ADiploma1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
PLAN Boston Conference, May 2012Lawyers Profesional Liabiity2012
Mass. Bar Association Annual MeetingProfessional Liability2007