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Committed to Exceeding Your Expectations
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  • Super Lawyers
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  • Martindale Hubbell 2020
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Trial Lawyers

One of the Best Insurance Defense Law Firms in New England

Our litigators and appellate attorneys have extensive experience defending clients in a variety of specialties and offer a wide range of services. When you schedule a consultation with our team, you will find that no case is too complex for us. We will apply our resources and skills to your case with the understanding that your situation is unique and deserves a personalized approach.

At Melick & Porter, LLP, we provide dedicated counsel to insurance companies and their insureds on a variety of civil matters, including professional liability and employment practices litigation, as well as on coverage disputes. Before you attempt to resolve an issue alone, call our team. Our attorneys are highly skilled in insurance law and know how to achieve the winning results.

Contact our team online or by phone at (617) 523-6200. We are always available for our clients and prioritize clear communication every step of the way.

Helping You Get The Results You Deserve

  • Carolyn Miller with SJ Win! Dismissal of Complaint

    Victory in a negligence action by concert-goer

  • Congrats to Bill Keville on another case victory!

    Ski Area Liability Case Goes Downhill Fast.

  • Victory for Holly Rogers and Alex Ahrens in IP case Dismissal of Complaint

    CT Federal Court dismissal in an intellectual property/business torts case



  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
  • Themis Advocates Group
  • National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association

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    William L. Keville Jr.

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    Michael J. Mazurczak

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    Robert P. Powers

    Phone: 617-502-9610


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    John F. Rooney III

    Phone: 617-502-9620


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    Whitney K. Barrows

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    Michael R. Byrne

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    Brian C. Davis

    Phone: 617-502-9683


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    Matthew B. DiMario

    Phone: 401-522-5157


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    Shannon M. Doherty

    Phone: 617-502-9623


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    Christopher D. George

    Phone: 617-502-9619


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    Robert W. Healy

    Phone: 617-502-9655


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    Richard E. Heifetz

    Phone: 617-502-9650


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    Christian H. Hinrichsen

    Phone: 617-502-9606


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    Robert S. Ludlum

    Phone: 617-502-9659


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    Carolyn M. Miller

    Phone: 617-502-9638


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    Shannon M. O’Neil

    Phone: 617-502-9639


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    René M. Pickett

    Phone: 401-522-5158


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    Syd A. Saloman

    Phone: 617-502-9643


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    Robert T. Treat

    Phone: 617-502-9605


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    Dos T. Urbanski

    Phone: 401-522-5160


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    Christopher R. Van Tienhoven

    Phone: 617-502-9644


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    Matthew C. Welnicki

    Phone: 617-502-9647


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    Teniola M. Adeyemi

    Phone: 617-502-9602

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    Lauren K. Camire

    Phone: 617-502-9656


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    Jacqueline A. Crockwell

    Phone: 401-522-9181


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    Michael P. Dickman

    Phone: 617-502-9704


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    Lauren S. Fackler

    Phone: 617-502-9614


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    Kathleen M. Farrell

    Phone: 617-202-0847


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    Alison T. Feeley

    Phone: 617-502-9611


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    Elizabeth J. Fegreus

    Phone: 617-502-9607


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    Michael C. Grenier

    Phone: 617-502-9674


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    Jeremy P. McManus

    Phone: 617-502-9652


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    Victoria M. Ranieri

    Phone: 617-502-9702


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    Lauren C. Roche

    Phone: 617-502-9662


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    Laura K. Terrasi

    Phone: 617-202-0849


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    John N. Yokow

    Phone: 617-502-9637


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    Erin J.M. Alarcon

    Phone: 617-502-9627


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    Douglas L. Fox

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    Jennifer A. Sunderland

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Proudly Serving New England

Whether you are facing a dispute over insurance coverage, construction defects, or product defects, you want to hire a legal defense team that you can trust. At Melick & Porter, LLP, our trial lawyers have built close relationships with our clients for almost 40 years. We are not just committed to meeting your expectations – we strive to exceed them in all we do, from offering you experienced counsel on your business matters to fiercely advocating your interests in court. Our litigators and appellate attorneys are well-known in our community and among our peers, earning accolades that include spots on the Super Lawyers list and more. Trust our decades of demonstrated success – we know how to listen to our clients and defend them so their futures remain bright.

New York Office

800 Third Avenue, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Southborough Office

2 Park Central Drive
Southborough, MA 01772

Rhode Island Office

1 Richmond Square
Providence, RI 02906

New Hampshire Office

195 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101

Maine Office

40 Main Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

Southbury Office

900 Main Street South
Southbury, CT 06488

Boston Office

One Liberty Square
Boston, MA 02109

Hamilton Office

205 Willow Street
Hamilton, MA 01982

Hartford Office

750 Main Street, Suite 100
Hartford, CT 06103

Clients We Have Partnered With

Our law firm is known throughout New England as well as nationwide, as we have represented clients at the local, regional, and national levels in our litigation and defense practice groups. Since 1983, our team has defended numerous local and national organizations and businesses and has fostered relationships that have lasted for almost 40 years.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Client-Centered Approach
  • Well-Qualified & Accomplished Firm
  • Nationally Recognized Super Lawyers®
  • Seasoned Litigators & Appellate Attorneys
  • High-End Legal Representation
  • Track Record Of Client Success

Providing the Strong Defense You Need

Professional legal assistance and advice are important for your business, especially when you are facing a challenging situation that could potentially impact your or your insured’s future. We at Melick & Porter, LLP are dedicated to providing the creative and effective solutions you need for all of your complicated legal matters. We also know that our clients want to remain informed on the latest industry rulings and regulations, which is why we also issue weekly newsletters in addition to providing comprehensive educational seminars. We want you to always be confident in the decisions you make for your company.

We are a fully staffed law firm that has the extensive resources needed to properly defend your case. Our decades of experience and successful results speak for themselves. When you work with our attorneys, you work with a team that knows to aim high – and deliver exceptional results.

Call (617) 523-6200 to reach our professional and dedicated trial lawyers in New England today. We are proud to represent clients throughout New England.

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