Jeffrey E. Dolan
Jeff Dolan is a Shareholder in the Braintree office of Boyle | Shaughnessy Law. Jeff’s practice concentrates in insurance coverage, bad-faith litigation, personal injury defense, and appellate work. Jeff has extensive experience in defending claims pursuant to M.G.L. c. 93A and 176D. Jeff has successfully litigated claims in both trial courts and appellate courts in Massachusetts.
Jeff graduated, magna cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School in 2010. At Suffolk Law, Jeff was the Production Editor of the Suffolk University Law Review from 2009-2010. During his time in law school, Jeff was published three times in the Suffolk University Law Review and received multiple commendations for legal writing. Jeff also worked as a research assistant for two former justices of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Retired Chief Justice Herbert Wilkins and Retired Justice John Greaney.
Jeff graduated from The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2005, where he received his B.A. in Political Science.
- Obtained dismissal of G.L. c. 93A/176D claim against client and successfully argued for affirmance of dismissal in Massachusetts Appeals Court. See 2020 WL 7585699 (Mass. App. Ct. 2020).
- Obtained summary judgment of G.L. c. 93A/176D claim in first-party property coverage dispute and successfully argued for affirmance of dismissal before Massachusetts Appellate Division. See 2020 WL 5821084 (Mass. App. Div. 2020).
- Obtained summary judgment in first-party property damage claim after precluding plaintiff from introducing expert testimony and proving plaintiff’s non-compliance with terms and conditions of insurance policy.
- Obtained declaratory judgment establishing duty to defend under Owners and Contractors Policy in underlying case involving accidental death on premises of clients.
- Obtained declaratory judgment establishing duty to defend developer with regard to claim for construction defects in condominium project.
- Obtained summary judgment for retail store in personal injury case after successfully precluding plaintiff from introducing expert testimony to support claim of dangerous and defective condition on store’s premises.
Jeff can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- College of the Holy Cross, B.A.
- Suffolk University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- Emerging Litigation Regarding Fundamental Fairness of Investigation and Resolution of Sexual Assault Claims by Colleges and Universities
- Sixth Circuit Denies Standing to Former Employees Under Title I of Americans with Disabilities Act–McKnight v. General Motors Corp., 43 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 511 (2010).
- Drunk Driving Fatality Determined Not Accidental Under ERISA-Governed Insurance Plan–Stamp v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., 42 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 1021 (2009).
- First Circuit’s Deferential Standard for Reviewing Adverse Credibility Determinations in Asylum Cases Remains Unchanged–Cuko v. Mukasey, 42 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 369 (2009).