General Information

Year founded: 1899
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Overview

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Established in 1899, Peabody & Arnold is one of Boston’s oldest law firms. Peabody & Arnold has concentrated its resources on advising individuals and businesses and representing them in litigation. It has developed and expanded its practice in step with the needs of clients throughout the United States.

Peabody & Arnold is comprised of approximately 50 lawyers practicing primarily in Boston, Massachusetts, with an office in Providence, Rhode Island. In addition, several attorneys are admitted to practice in courts in Maine and New Hampshire. The Firm has controlled its size to maintain its focus on providing high quality representation for clients.

Peabody & Arnold has a distinctive firm philosophy. In today’s complex and constantly changing legal environment, we believe companies and individuals need counsel who provide specific expertise in resolving non-litigation and litigation matters, whether by trial or alternative dispute resolution.

Rankings

Peabody & Arnold LLP is nationally ranked in 1 practice areas and metro ranked in 4 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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National Rankings

Tier 2
Tier 2 for Insurance Law

Metro Rankings

Boston, MA
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 2 for Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Rankings

National Rankings

Tier 2
Tier 2 for Insurance Law

Metro Rankings

Boston, MA
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 2 for Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Arbitration
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Insurance Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Client Comments

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Main Location

Boston, MA
Federal Reserve Plaza
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210-2261
United States
617-951-2100 Call our Boston, MA location at 617-951-2100 Get Directions Get directions to our Boston, MA location

Office Locations

Management and Personnel

Vice Managing Partner
Michael P. Duffy
Managing Partner
Christopher A. Parady

Contacts

Professional Liability Litigation
George A. Berman
Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
Tamara Smith Holtslag
Healthcare Litigation and Risk Management
Jennifer Ellis Burke
General Litigation
Frederick E. Connelly, Jr.
FDCPA/FCRA/TCPA Defense
John J. O'Connor
Drug and Medical Device Litigation
Colleen M. Hennessey
Directors, Officers, Professional, and Corporate Liability Coverage Liability Coverage
E. Joseph O'Neil
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Frederick E. Connelly, Jr.
Business Litigation
Jennifer Ellis Burke
Employment Law and Litigation
Jennifer Ellis Burke
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