Jeffrey N. Catalano is a partner in the firm. He represents victims of catastrophic injuries in medical negligence, food poisoning, product liability, auto accident, class action, and other personal injury cases. On behalf of clients, Mr. Catalano has obtained numerous multi-million dollar results in cases statewide and nationally. He recently obtained an award of $10 million for a severely disabled child, the highest medical malpractice arbitration award in Massachusetts history.
Mr. Catalano has been selected to the Best Lawyers in America directory for personal injury and product liability litigation (plaintiffs) for consecutive years (2015 and 2016), and has been designated as one of Boston's Top Rated Lawyers in Medical Malpractice by the Boston Globe and Wall Street Journal. He has been chosen as a New England Super Lawyer each year since 2009.
Mr. Catalano has spoken on a variety of topics related to trial strategy, medical legal issues, and personal injury matters for the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, local law schools, and on local and national television. He testifies before the Massachusetts Legislature regarding patient rights and health care issues, and he helped create the law improving transparency and compensation following medical errors. Mr. Catalano is a member of the Massachusetts Alliance for Communication and Resolution Following Medical Injury.
Mr. Catalano is President-Elect of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and is on the Executive Committee for the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. He serves on the Board of Directors for the non-profit law firm Health Law Advocates, Inc., where his pro bono work includes representing chronically ill and impoverished individuals. He received a "Hero from the Field" award for his work to improve health care quality and patient rights. Mr. Catalano also serves on the Board of Advisers of the National Patient Safety Foundation.
He is a graduate of Boston College Law School, where he received the Commencement Achievement Award.