Jeff Trapani is Of Counsel to Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP.
Jeff concentrates in civil litigation, including insurance defense, employment law, municipal liability, business litigation and professional malpractice. He also represents landlords in summary process action and housing discrimination claims and insurance companies in unfair settlement claims and coverage issues.
Jeff often appears before the Federal and State Courts throughout Massachusetts, as well as various administrative agencies including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. In addition to trial work,Jeff also represents clients in mediations and arbitrations.
When representing clients before these tribunals, Jeff strives to provide the very best in advocacy, and endeavors to bring as much predictability to the experience as possible by keeping his clients informed offactual and legal developments and changes to risk assessment.
- Law Clerk, Massachusetts Juvenile Court, 2004–2005
- Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
- Member, Massachusetts Defense Lawyer Association (MDLA)
Committees, Boards and Activities
- Region 5 Delegate to the Massachusetts Bar Association’s House of Delegates, 2019-2020
- Member, Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure of the Supreme Judicial Court
- Member, Massachusetts Bar Association’s Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments, Representative for Hampshire County Bar Association
- Hearing Officer, Board of Bar Overseers
- Legislative Steering Committee, Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2011-2021
- Past Chairman, Legislative Steering Committee, Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce 2016-2018
- Past Chairman, Workplace Issues Subcommittee, Legislative Steering Committee, Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2014-2016
- Editor-in-Chief, New England Law Review, 2003-2004
Honors & Awards
- Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2008–2018
- President, Northampton Soccer Club, 2019-Present
- Vice President, Northampton Soccer Club, 2018-2019
- Member, Board of Directors, Northampton Soccer Club, 2018-Present
- Coach, Northampton Soccer Club, 2016 – Present