Matthew H. Greene

Focus | Professional Malpractice, Product Liability, Construction Litigation


Matthew H. Greene is a shareholder at Boyle | Shaughnessy Law where he has extensive experience successfully defending clients in cases involving professional liability, employment practices, construction litigation, product liability, dram shop litigation, and personal injury litigation.  He has experience in handling complex matters including wrongful death and traumatic brain injury cases, as well as representing legal professionals during investigations by the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers.  Matthew also has experience representing insurance and reinsurance companies in insurance coverage disputes, including bad faith claims under Massachusetts General Laws chapter 93A and chapter 176D.

Matthew represents a diverse range of clients including attorneys accused of legal malpractice, various professionals covered under errors & omissions insurance policies including accountants, engineers and real estate brokers, regional, national and international corporations, educational institutions, construction contractors, and manufacturers and distributors of products, both domestic and foreign.  Matthew also serves as plaintiff’s counsel to insurers for property and casualty subrogation claims.  On multiple occasions, Matthew has been appointed as a Special Assistant Attorney General to defend state, county and municipal organizations in civil lawsuits, including the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office and the Massachusetts Securities Division.

Matthew also frequently gives presentations to insurers and trade groups regarding claims handling practices, exposure risks and strategic considerations in defending lawsuits.

Matthew is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Connecticut.  Prior to his legal career, Matthew worked at State Street Corporation as a pension fund accountant. 

Matthew can be reached by email at


  • Boston College, B.A.
  • Northeastern University School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions:

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • State of Connecticut
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut


  • Boston Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
  • Property & Liability Resource Bureau



  • Town Moderator – Town of Norwell, MA


  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer Rising Star: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Featured Attorney Profile – Constructor Magazine – September/October 2017
  • Boston Magazine Top Lawyers 2021-2022

Sample Results

Summary Judgment – Defamation

Matthew H. Greene

Summary Judgment – Invasion of Privacy

Matthew H. Greene

Premises Liability – Appeal

Matthew H. Greene

Premises Liability – Defense Verdict

Matthew H. Greene

Legal Malpractice – Appeal

Matthew H. Greene

Premises Liability – Traumatic Brain Injury

Matthew H. Greene

Summary Judgment – Claims Handling

Matthew H. Greene

Legal Malpractice – Defense Verdict

Matthew H. Greene

Legal Malpractice – Summary Judgment

Matthew H. Greene

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