Jeffrey Catalano represents victims of catastrophic injuries in medical negligence, construction accident, auto accident, food poisoning, and other personal injury cases. Mr. Catalano has obtained numerous multi-million-dollar results in cases statewide and nationally. He obtained an award of $10 million for a severely disabled child, the highest medical malpractice arbitration award in Massachusetts history. He also had the largest medical malpractice verdict in Massachusetts in 2017 arising out of the death of a mother following the birth of her child.
He is consistently included in the Best Lawyers in America directory for medical malpractice, personal injury, and product liability litigation, and is repeatedly selected as a Top Rated and Best Lawyer by the Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, and Super Lawyers.
Jeff is past President of the Massachusetts Bar Association. He advocates for civil rights and access to justice for the poor as a member of the Board of Directors for Lawyers for Civil Rights and the Access to Justice Commission in Massachusetts.
He lectures on a variety of topics related to trial strategy, medical legal issues, and personal injury matters before numerous bar associations, law schools, and on local and national television.
Jeff is deeply committed to health care safety. He regularly testifies before the Massachusetts Legislature regarding patient rights and health care issues. He volunteers to work with physicians and hospitals as a member of the Massachusetts Alliance for Communication and Resolution Following Medical Injury (MACRMI), which seeks to improve transparency and compensation following medical errors.
He is a graduate of Boston College Law School, where he received the Commencement Achievement Award.