A founding partner in the firm, Joel has more than forty years of litigation experience. His practice includes a full range of product liability and toxic tort cases, including consumer and recreational products, industrial products, aviation and other transportation, chemicals and other toxic substances. His practice includes Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Read more about Joel’s section to the Best Lawyers list.
John 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, harassment, negligence, and educators’ and school board liability. Read more about John’s selection to the Best Lawyers list.
Judy has nearly thirty years of litigation experience. From pre-suit investigation through trial, Judy’s practice includes a full range of product liability and toxic tort cases. She has been involved in the defense and trial of a wide variety of cases ranging from complex, high risk cases involving products liability and exposure to asbestos and other toxic torts to those involving general negligence and dram shop liability. Judy also serves as National Coordinating Counsel for an equipment manufacturer in asbestos litigation. Read more about Judy’s selection to the Best Lawyers list.
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