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J. Owen Todd, a partner in the firm, serves as a mediator and arbitrator in the resolution of civil disputes, including matters of product liability, environmental issues, complex commercial litigation, employment discrimination and harassment, patent and copyright claims, divorce, probate litigation, and personal injury claims. Mr. Todd was a Massachusetts Superior Court Judge from 1988 to 1992. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Boston College Law School. He is a member of the Boston, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations, a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and President of the Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association. He has over a decade of alternative dispute resolution experience, having mediated and arbitrated over 500 cases.

Some of our representative cases

  • Arbitration of a dispute among the ninety partners of a dissolved law firm.
  • Arbitration of an employment class action concerning the failure to pay overtime wages.
  • Mediation of a construction dispute involving a sports stadium.
  • Arbitration and mediation of medical malpractice disputes.
  • Arbitration of a dispute involving a regional utility.
  • Mediation between owners of famous race horse concerning tax issues and returns on investment.
  • Mediation concerning breach of asset purchase agreement.
  • Arbitration and mediation of sexual abuse in employment, private school, and religious institutional settings.