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A message from Mark Shaughnessy

Boyle | Shaughnessy Law is open for business.  As businesses from all sectors of the economy face unprecedented challenges as a result of the pandemic, our attorneys and staff are working at full capacity and will continue to provide our clients with the level of excellence you have come to expect from our firm.  We are closely monitoring all aspects of this crisis to fully understand its impact on our clients, their employees, and their organizations.

Boyle | Shaughnessy Law is prepared.  Continuous investment in technology has allowed our team of over 100 attorneys and staff to move seamlessly to a remote working environment.  With 10 offices located across 7 states, our experience with working remotely is second nature.

As we pull together as a community, please know that we are here and we are happy to help.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to me directly, or any member of our team, with questions on the firm’s coronavirus response measures or how we can be of assistance to you in these challenging times.

All the best to you, your colleagues, and especially your family.

Mark W. Shaughnessy, President

Firm News


Legal Developments


Coverage Issues and Guidance
Many of our clients are receiving business interruption claims arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. We are providing coverage guidance regarding these claims to our clients in an effort to help you move forward in this unprecedented time.

Nick Kosiavelon and Jeff Dolan present: Business Interrupted: COVID-19 Coverage Issues and Guidance


Navigating Employment Law Issues Caused by COVID-19 Legislation
Many of our clients are impacted by the Family First Coronavirus Response Act and other legislation arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. We review the FFCRA, its impact on employer and employee rights, and provide guidance to employers and claim and HR professionals.

Aaron R. White and Michael P. Johnson of Boyle | Shaughnessy’s Boston office presents:  Navigating Employment Law Issues Caused by COVID-19 Legislation 


Jurisdiction: Suffolk Superior Court – Boston, Massachusetts

Aaron R. White and Michael P. Johnson of Boyle | Shaughnessy Law represented former Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley, his chief-of-staff, John Towle, and civilian investigator, Michael Roberts, in this case involving claims of retaliation, tortious interference with contractual relations, and violations of the Massachusetts Civil Rights Act. The firm also represented the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office against Plaintiff’s claims for alleged violations of the Massachusetts Whistleblower Protection Act, the Massachusetts Wage Act, and wrongful termination claims which were bifurcated on the eve of trial, but the court included as a special question for the jury.

Our Firm

Boyle | Shaughnessy employees partnered with Boston Cares to build beds for children transtioning from shelters into permanent homes.  Children under 18 make up 60% of the 13,000 people experiencing family homelessness here in Massachusetts.

The Bed Project engages teams of volunteers to assemble bed frames and prepare them for distribution to our more than 30 partners across New England – organizations who are directly serving low-income families in need or transitioning out of homelessness.

Our Team

Boyle | Shaughnessy Law is unique among medium-sized firms because of its dedication to defense litigation. Our Attorneys have the technological capability to represent our clients in all types of disputes, from the simplest to the most complex. We have the experience to resolve disputes, large or small, without unnecessary expense. Additionally, we have extensive trial experience. Our Attorneys are admitted in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maine, and Vermont. We also have several attorneys who are admitted in California, Florida, and Illinois. Our firm, as well as many of our senior attorneys, have been awarded the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating of “AV” and are listed in Best’s Directory. Please clink on an attorney’s personal page for more information.

Contact Us

We invite you to contact our office to learn more about our services, and to discover further information about our attorneys and services. Our team looks forward to serving your needs in the future.


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