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Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


75 Federal Street, 10th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02110

Established: 1995

Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Bodily Injury
  • Casualty Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Employment Law
  • Hospital Malpractice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mold and Mildew Claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Slip and Fall
  • State and Federal Courts
  • Tort
  • Toxic Torts
  • Wrongful Death

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Additional Locations

  • Providence, Rhode Island
  • 55 Dorrance Street
  • Providence, Rhode Island 02903
    • Telephone: 401-521-6100
    • Fax: 401-521-1001
  • Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 1950 Lafayette Road
  • Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
    • Telephone: 603-431-0582
    • Fax: 617-423-7152

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • Boston Medical Center
  • Federal Signal Corporation
  • Ingersoll-Rand Company
  • Lahey Clinic
  • Leach Company
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Tufts Medical Center

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Personnel Information

Partners


Ellen Epstein Cohen

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 1983
Education:
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A. (with honors), 1980
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1983

Born: 1959

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A. Bernard Guekguezian

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 1991
  • New Hampshire, 2015
Education:
  • Harvard University, B.A., 1986
  • Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1991

Born: 1964

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Jennifer Boyd Herlihy

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 1997
  • Rhode Island, 2003
Education:
  • Boston University, B.S. (cum laude), 1993
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 1997

Born: 1971

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Michael B. Barkley

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2003
Education:
  • Tufts University, B.A., 2000
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2003

Born: 1978

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Gabriel W. Bell

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2004
  • Connecticut, 2016
Education:
  • Macalester College, B.A. (cum laude), 1996
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D. (with honors), 2003

Born: 1973

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Megan Grew Pimentel

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2002
Education:
  • Saint Anselm College, H.B.A. (with honors), 1999
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 2002

Born: 1976

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E. Amy LaBrecque

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2004
  • Connecticut, 2006
Education:
  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2001
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2004

Born: 1979

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Brian A. Fielding

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Rhode Island, 2010
  • Massachusetts, 2011
  • Connecticut, 2017
Education:
  • Boston College, B.A. (with honors), 1992
  • West Virginia University, M.A. (with honors), 1995
  • Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2010

Born: 1970

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Sidney W. Adler — (Deceased)

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Alexandra B. Harvey — (Retired)

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George E. Wakeman, Jr. — (Retired)

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Associates



Mary A. Azzarito

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1994
Education:
  • Northeastern University, B.S. (summa cum laude), 1990
  • Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 1994

Born: 1968

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Brent W. Gilbert

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2010
  • Rhode Island, 2010
Education:
  • Providence College, B.A., 2007
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2010

Born: 1985

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Ian C. Keefe

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • New York, 2010
  • Massachusetts, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Education:
  • State University of New York at Potsdam, B.S. Business Admin., 2006
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D. (Dean's List), 2010

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Cassandra L. Feeney

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Rhode Island, 2011
  • Massachusetts, 2011
  • Connecticut, 2017
Education:
  • University of Rhode Island, B.A. (summa cum laude), 2007
  • New England School of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2011

Born: 1987

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Noah A. Rabin

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2011
Education:
  • University of Vermont, B.A., 2008
  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2011

Born: 1986

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Alexander E. Terry

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2013
  • Rhode Island, 2013
Education:
  • Boston College, B.A., 2010
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2013

Born: 1988

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Sarah A. Doucett

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2015
Education:
  • Union College, B.A. Political Science (cum laude), 2010
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 2015

Born: 1987

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Thomas E. Caruso

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2017
Education:
  • Seton Hill University, B.A., 2010
  • New York Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 2017

Born: 1988

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Brianne M. Chevalier

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • New York, 2018
  • Rhode Island, 2019
Education:
  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A. Political Science (summa cum laude, dean's list), 2014
  • Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D. (summa cum laude), 2017

Born: 1993

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Connor J. Gilbert

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2017
  • New York, 2018
  • New Jersey, 2019
Education:
  • University of Colorado, B.A. Political Science, 2014
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2017

Born: 1992

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Jessica A. Scarbrough

Boston, MA

Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2018
Education:
  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.A. (Dean's List), 2015
  • Boston University Law School, J.D., 2018

Born: 1993

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