Premier New England Trial Attorneys
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 over 40 years.

Representative Clients

Our clients choose to work with us because we reliably provide solid and practical litigation and appellate counsel, and we are always prepared to zealously fight for them in court. Our many longstanding client relationships attest to our dependability and dedication to our clients’ interests.

  • Academy Bus
  • Acadia Insurance
  • AIG
  • Arch Insurance Company
  • Argo Pro
  • Avalon Bay
  • Axis Capital
  • Bay State Gas/Columbia Gas
  • Beazley Group
  • Berkley Entertainment
  • Berkley Environmental
  • Berkshire Hathaway GUARD
  • Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Brightview Landscapes, LLC
  • Chubb
  • Emerson Electric Company
  • ESIS
  • Everest National Insurance Company
  • Farm Family Casualty Insurance Company
  • Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
  • General Star Management Company
  • Great West Casualty
  • HSB Group
  • Hiscox
  • Hudson Insurance Group, Inc.
  • Insperity PEO Services, L.P.
  • Lancer Insurance Company
  • Lawrence Public Schools
  • Live Nation
  • MAC Risk Management / Stop & Shop
  • Munich Re
  • Nationwide Indemnity
  • Nautilus Insurance Company
  • Norfolk & Dedham Group
  • OneBeacon Insurance
  • Root Insurance
  • Sedgwick / York Risk Services Group
  • Starr Indemnity & Liability Company
  • Starstone Insurance
  • Swiss Re
  • The Hartford / Navigators
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Tufts University
  • United Educators
  • Utica First Insurance
  • Utica National Insurance Group
  • Watts Water Technologies
  • Western World Insurance Group
  • Willis Towers Watson
  • Whirlpool Corporation

We are always available for our clients and prioritize clear communication every step of the way.

Nationally-Recognized & Award-Winning Trial Attorneys

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  • Michael J. Mazurczak Photo
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    Robert P. Powers


    Bob joined the firm in 1984 after graduating from law school and has made it his professional home. In the years since, he has tried numerous jury cases in both federal and state courts involving a variety of civil matters, including professional malpractice, insurance coverage, and general liability claims. Bob oversees our firm's appellate practice and has successfully argued cases before the First Circuit Court of Appeals.

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    Michael J. Mazurczak


    Maz has been at Melick & Porter his entire legal career. He began as a Law Clerk in the summer of 1988 and joined the firm as an Associate in the fall of 1989. Maz has extensive experience in complex civil litigation matters, representing clients in both federal and state courts for over 30 years. A significant portion of his practice involves employment law and includes providing major national corporations with oversight and defense of their employment litigation.

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    William L. Keville Jr.


    Bill is a seasoned trial attorney with extensive trial experience and successful verdicts defending clients in construction, complex product liability, premises liability, dram shop, transportation and sports and recreation matters. He represents product manufacturers, contractors, shopping malls, restaurants, major real estate developers, property owners, condominium associations, resorts and ski areas.

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