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At Yale University, I lettered in football, track and lacrosse and made All-East and All-Ivy in football. I was a member of the Berzelius Society and Delta Kappa Epsilon.  Prior to entering law school, I tried out for three National Football League teams and was signed by the New England Patriots, Buffalo Bills and New York Jets.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 35%
    28 years, 145 cases
  2. Insurance Fraud: 35%
    16 years, 350 cases
  3. Insurance: 30%
    16 years, 260 cases

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  • Peter Szyjka

    Pat is a very skillful and knowledgeable litigator. He carries himself with class and is always respectful to others in all his professional interactions. He is an excellent insurance industry defense counsel. I fully endorse him as an attorney.


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Contact info

Szyjka and Deramo

10 Andrew Sq Ste 101
South Boston, MA, 02127-3037


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Litigation AttorneySzyjka & D'Eramo2014 - Present
AttorneyMartin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney2012 - 2014
AttorneySmith & Brink2007 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Claims & Litigation Management AllianceMember2014 - Present
New England Association of Insurance Fraud InvestigatorsMember2008 - Present
New England Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation UnitsMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Loatman v. Nieves, Boston Municipal CourtDefense Verdict
A Plus Chiropractic v. Encompass Ins., Quincy Dist. Ct.Defense Verdict
Millefoglie v. Hawkins, Peabody Dist. Ct.Defense Verdict
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Yale UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1982