Jason Crotty is a Partner at Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP.
His practice is focused on litigation and trial advocacy in defense of corporations, individuals, governmental subdivisions, and agencies in the Massachusetts State and Federal Courts. Mr. Crotty is also a Mediator, certified in compliance with Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court requirements. Mr. Crotty also serves as an independent investigator into complaints of harassment and discrimination in the workplace. He has completed MCAD certified training in conducting internal discrimination complaint investigations.
Mr. Crotty’s practice centers on defending municipalities throughout the Commonwealth in a broad range of areas, including:
- Defense of public officials and employees in personal injury claims
- Employment disputes
- Civil rights litigation
- Products liability defense with an emphasis on defending manufacturers and installers of elevators, escalators, and other products and machinery
Notably, Mr. Crotty was involved in several high profile cases, including the toxic exposure litigation which ensued as a result of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in Manhattan, NY, and the civil litigation surrounding the FBI Boston office’s use of underworld figures as confidential informants and the murders which allegedly resulted from that endeavor.
Mr. Crotty’s mediation practice mirrors his litigation experience, focusing on the following areas: personal injury/torts, catastrophic injury and death cases, municipal litigation, law enforcement cases, elevator and escalator accidents, product liability, property damage, premises liability, discrimination and employment issues and construction disputes.
Before joining Pierce Davis & Perritano LLP, Mr. Crotty practiced in Palm Beach County, Florida for a number of years, specializing in product liability and general civil litigation. During law school, Mr. Crotty was a certified legal intern at the Broward County State Attorney’s Office.
- North Attleborough Police Department, “Civil Rights Litigation and the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act,” Speaker (May 22, 2014)
- MCLE 12th Annual Municipal Law Conference, “Massachusetts Tort Claims Act Immunities,” Speaker (March 12, 2014)
- MCLE 11th Annual Municipal Law Conference, “The FMLA and Massachusetts Municipalities,” Speaker (March 13, 2013)
- Massachusetts City Solicitors and Town Counsel Association
- PDP Attorney Gets Martha’s Vineyard Moped Case Dismissed
- Developments in Municipal Law Newsletter: Summer 2018
- Developments in Municipal Law Newsletter: Spring 2018
- Representing Cities and Towns Across Massachusetts
- First Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment Motion in Case Involving School Shooting Threats
- Recycling Activities Included in Recreational Use Statute
- Injury Suit Against School Dismissed: Lawson v. N. Berkshire Voc. Regional Sch. Dist.
- Town Immune from Suit on Claims of Misrepresentation and Fraud: Trustees of the John T. Rose Family Trust v. Town of Pepperell
- Recreational Use Statue Clears Town in Trip and Fall: Quinn v. Town of Hingham
- Jury Says Town Not Negligent in Field Maintenance: Murray v. Town of Hudson
Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2002
Florida State University, M.S., 1997
University of Massachusetts, B.A., 1994
Bar & Court Admissions
State of Florida (2002)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2003)
U.S. District Courts of Florida, Southern and Northern Districts (2003)
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts (2004)