Daniel G. Skrip
- Boston Bar Association
- Massachusetts Association of Town Counsel and City Solicitors
- Massachusetts Municipal Association
- Luzerne County Bar Association
“Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.”–Abraham Lincoln
Daniel G. Skrip is a Partner with Pierce, Davis & Perritano, LLP. His practice focuses on litigation and trial advocacy in federal and state courts in the area of municipal defense. Not only does he defend cities and towns, but he also defends teachers, firefighters, police officers, and other public employees in tort and civil rights actions. He also practices before various commissions around the Commonwealth such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Division of Labor Relations.
Professional Recognition: The publishers of LAW & POLITICS and Boston magazine have recognized Mr. Skrip as one of Massachusetts's "Rising Stars" in the field of municipal defense for five years - May 2005, November 2009, November 2010, November 2011, and November 2012.
Scholastic Achievements: While at Pennsylvania State University, Mr. Skrip earned membership into the Phi Beta Kappa academic fraternity and was awarded the Academic-Athletic Achievement Award due to his achievements as a student-athlete. Mr. Skrip was a wide receiver on Penn State's football team.
- "Third-Party Actions/Associational Standing - Thompson v. North American Stainless," The Municipal Law Newsletter of the City Solicitors and Town Counsel Association (Winter 2011);
- "SJC Applies Tort Claims Act Immunity to Private Nuisance Claims," MMA Municipal Advocate (July 2011).
- Murphy v. Town of Wilmington, 2012 WL 3879886 (August 29, 2012; MCAD);
- Eldredge v. Town of Falmouth, et al., 662 F.3d 100 (1st Cir. 2011);
- Ariel v. Town of Kingston, 69 Mass.App.Ct. 290 (2007);
- Wood v. Town of Falmouth, 419 F.Supp.2d 3 (Dist. Mass. 2006);
- Keenan v. Town of Weymouth Fire Department, 2006 WL 3258247 (October 31, 2006; MCAD).
- First Circuit Court of Appeals Holds Police Officers Entitled to Qualified Immunity: Eldredge v. Town of Falmouth, 662 F.3d 100 (1st Cir. 2011);
- School Officials Held Not Liable For Defamation While Performing Official Duties: ARCADD, Inc. v. Patterson, 80 Mass. App. Ct. 1111 (2011).
- Political Science 307 (Environmental Law and Policy) at Boston College;
- Employment and Labor Law at Curry College (Guest Lecturer).
- National Ski Patrol, Wachusett Mountain, 2005-present;
- Newton Pop Warner Football, Coach, 1993-2004.