Premier New England Trial Attorneys

About Our New England
Law Firm

More than 40 Years of Trusted Legal Counsel

Melick & Porter, LLP is a firm of trial and appellate attorneys that provides superior courtroom representation. We handle matters throughout New England as well as in other parts of the country. Our reputation as seasoned and successful trial lawyers has steadily grown since our founding in 1983.

All of our senior attorneys have extensive experience in state and federal courts. They have AV ratings from Martindale-Hubbell, have been recognized by their peers as Massachusetts Super Lawyers and New England Super Lawyers, and have been elected to trial lawyer and appellate attorney honorary societies. Our clients choose to work with us because we provide excellent and practical counsel and are always prepared to fight for them in court. Our many longstanding client relationships attest to our dependability and dedication to our clients’ interests.

We can educate you on the latest legal updates in your industry and provide you with solutions for your legal issues.

Proudly Serving New England

Our team has offices in multiple cities across New England, so we can help as many clients as we can, wherever you are located. Our locations include:

New York Office

11 Broadway,
Suite 615
New York, NY 10004

Rhode Island Office

1 Richmond Square
Providence, RI 02906

New Hampshire Office

1 New Hampshire Avenue,
Suite 125
Portsmouth, NH 03801

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

Duxbury Office

459 Washington Street
Duxbury, MA 02332

Hamilton Office

205 Willow Street
Hamilton, MA 01982

Hartford Office

750 Main Street,
Suite 100
Hartford, CT 06103

Meet Our Attorneys

Our team of seasoned litigators and appellate attorneys at Melick & Porter provides high-end legal representation for clients in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and throughout New England.

Past Cases & Clients

Lawsuits and claims often disrupt lives and businesses and cause uncertainty. We will work with you to solve your problems promptly and efficiently. We have the experience and resources to handle large and complex disputes, and we have the common sense necessary to keep small matters small. We analyze claims early and thoroughly, and we keep our clients updated every step of the way. You can count on our team for sound legal judgment, valuable insights, aggressive and innovative strategies, and cost-effective legal services. We are committed to exceeding your expectations. As part of that commitment, we are also available to counsel you or your business about risk management and significant legal developments. We provide our clients with practice-specific newsletters about topics of interest and the latest legal updates. Our attorneys are active contributors to legal and business publications and regularly serve as speakers and faculty at continuing legal education programs and seminars. We are actively involved in many professional, trade, and community organizations. When you need trial or appellate counsel, Melick & Porter, LLP is the right choice.

Some of our notable cases include:

  • American Home Assur. Co. v. First Specialty Ins. Co., 73 Mass.App.Ct. 1 (2008) (trucking coverage)
  • Amoah v. McKinney and Smith Transport, 875 F.3d 60 (2017) (trucking accident)
  • Carr v. Howard, 426 Mass. 514 (1998) (medical peer review privilege)
  • Coombes v. Florio, 450 Mass. 182 (2007) (medical malpractice claim brought by a non-patient)
  • Fletcher v. Littleton, 68 Mass.App.Ct. 22 (2007) (wrongful death)
  • Global NAPs, Inc. v. Federal Inc. Co., 336 F.3d 59 (2003) (malicious prosecution)

Some of the clients we represent include:

  • AIG
  • Arch Insurance Co.
  • Berkshire Hathaway Specialty
  • Chubb
  • Farm Family Casualty Insurance
  • Tufts University

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