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PDP Attorney Adam Simms Appointed to Massachusetts Bar Association’s Public Law Section Council

Pierce Davis & Perritano is pleased to announce that attorney Adam Simms has been appointed to the 2020-21 Massachusetts Bar Association’s Public Law Section Council. Mr. Simms’ current practice is centered on municipal civil rights litigation in defense of individuals and Massachusetts towns and agencies in both State and Federal court. He also represents public […]

Pierce Davis & Perritano Announces Three New Partners

Pierce Davis & Perritano is pleased to announce that Seth B. Barnett, Jason W. Crotty, and Melissa M. Malloy have become partners in the firm.   Attorney Barnett’s practice is centered on litigation and trial advocacy in defense of both public sector and private clients in a broad range of complex cases, including land use, civil […]

Attorney John Davis to Speak at MCLE 18th Annual Municipal Law Conference 2020

PDP Partner, John J. Davis, will be presenting “Employment Law Update” at MCLE’s 18th Annual Municipal Law Conference on September 9, 2020.  Mr. Davis is head of Pierce Davis & Perritano’s Governmental Liability and Civil Rights Practice Group. His practice focuses on the defense of cities, towns, and other public employers in suits alleging civil rights violations, discrimination, […]

Attorney John Cloherty to Speak at MCLE 18th Annual Municipal Law Conference 2020

PDP Partner, John Cloherty, will be presenting “First Amendment Update: Signs, Panhandlers, Public Meetings” at MCLE’s 18th Annual Municipal Law Conference on September 9, 2020.  Mr. Cloherty has represented numerous individuals, corporations, municipalities, schools and school districts, and other governmental agencies in defense of negligence, motor vehicle torts, products liability, premises liability, negligent security, medical malpractice, […]

Land Court Upholds Bylaw Requiring Solar Energy Facility to Obtain Special Permit

On December 12, 2019, Chief Justice Gordon Piper of the Massachusetts Land Court denied the plaintiff, PLH LLC’s Motion for Summary Judgment on a petition filed under G.L. c. 240, § 14A, challenging the validity of the Town of Ware Zoning Bylaw.  Plaintiff plans to install two large ground-mounted solar energy facilities totaling 8.0 MW […]

Pierce Davis & Perritano Makes Holiday Season a Little Brighter for Massachusetts Children

Each year Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP participates in an annual Toy Drive organized through the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF). The toy drive makes the holiday season a little brighter for children living in foster care, state-run residential facilities and impoverished homes in Massachusetts. PDP employees, as well as their family members […]

Pierce Davis & Perritano Ranked in U.S. News 2020 “Best Law Firms”

November 4, 2019 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the tenth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP has been ranked in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list and regionally in 2 practice areas. Firms included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive […]

Pierce Davis & Perritano Attorneys Named to 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Star Lists

Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP is pleased to announce that eleven of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists. 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list: Judith A. Perritano; Personal Injury Products, Defense Maria E. DeLuzio; Civil Litigation, Defense Meghan L. Riordan; Personal Injury Products, Defense John J. Davis; State, […]