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3 Brighton Street
Belmont, Massachusetts 02478Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 617-489-5300
Fax: 617-489-0085
E-Mail: info@averydooley.com
www.averydooley.com
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Established: 1921

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Trial Practice
  • Automobile
  • Homeowners
  • Casualty
  • Fire
  • Fraud
  • Subrogation
  • Comprehensive General Liability
  • Environmental Law
  • General Liability
  • Accident and Health
  • Life Insurance
  • Coverage Issues
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Liquor Liability
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bad Faith
  • Federal Employment Law
Insurance Defense, Civil Litigation, Employment Law, Federal Employment Law, Real Estate, Businesses and Corporations, Nonprofit, Estate Planning and Probate, Personal Injury, Appellate, and Seminars and Training
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About Us
Established in 1921, Avery Dooley & Noone, LLP is a versatile, multi-disciplinary law firm that specializes in insurance defense and federal and state employment litigation. Our practice also includes the representation of businesses and individuals concerning their closely held and family based entities, real estate matters, and personal legal issues.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Acceptance Insurance CompanyACUITY, A Mutual Insurance Company
American Bankers Insurance Company of FloridaAmerican Specialty Insurance & Risk Services, Inc.
Auto-Owners Insurance CompanyCalifornia Casualty Insurance Company
Canadian General Insurance CompanyCanadian Indemnity Company
Carriers Insurance CompanyCentral Mutual Insurance Company
Chubb Group of Insurance CompaniesCincinnati Insurance Company
Civil Service Employees Insurance CompanyCommercial Standard Insurance Company
Connecticut Security Insurance CompanyCooperative Insurance Service
COUNTRY Mutual Insurance CompanyCountry-Wide Insurance Company
Dairyland Insurance CompanyDetroit Automobile Inter-Insurance Exchange
Eagle Star Insurance Company, Ltd.Educator and Executive Insurance Company
Employers Casualty CompanyEmployers National Insurance Company
Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance CompanyFarmers Insurance Group
Federal Services UnderwritersFinancial Indemnity Company
Florists' Insurance CompanyGeneral Mutual Insurance Company
Great Lakes Mutual Insurance CompanyGuardian Insurance Company of Canada
GuideOne Mutual Insurance CompanyHarleysville Mutual Insurance Company
Indiana Insurance CompanyIndiana Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company
Industrial Indemnity CompanyInternational Service Insurance Company
Investors Underwriting Managers, Inc.Iowa National Mutual Insurance Company
Main Insurance CompanyMarkel Investors Underwriting Managers, Inc.
Meridian Mutual Insurance CompanyMerit Insurance Company of Canada
Motor Club of America GroupMotorists Mutual Insurance Company
Mutual Service Casualty Insurance CompanyNational Casualty Company
National Indemnity CompanyNational Insurance Underwriters
National Union Fire Insurance CompanyNew Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company
Northwestern National Insurance CompanyOcean Accident Insurance Company
Ohio Casualty Insurance CompanyOhio Farmers Insurance Company
Pawtucket Insurance CompanyPenn National Insurance
Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance CompanyPennsylvania Manufacturers' Association Insurance Company
Progressive County Mutual Insurance CompanyProtective Insurance Company
Prudential Property and Casualty Insurance CompanyReserve Insurance Company
Southern Farm Bureau Casualty GroupState Farm Insurance Companies
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance CompanyUnigard Insurance Company
United Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance CompanyUnited States Casualty Company
Universal Underwriters Insurance Company
Non-Insurance Clients
Alamo Rent-A-Car, LLCAutomobile Legal Association
AutoNation IncorporatedCanadian Freight Carrier's Corporation
Carolina Freight Carriers CorporationCarTemps USA
ENSR InternationalING Western Union
Intex Recreation CorpJones Motor Group
Missouri Auto ClubNational Car Rental
Republic Industries Waste ManagementTenet Healthcare Corporation
Self-Insured Clients
Boston Red Sox Baseball Club
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Personnel Information
Partners
Joseph M. Noone
Belmont, MA
E-Mail:jnoone@averydooley.com
Practice Areas
  • Bad Faith
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Complex Litigation
  • Comprehensive General Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Memberships:
  • American, Massachusetts, Middlesex County and Cambridge-Arlington-Belmont Bar Associations
  • Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
Education:
  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1988
  • Suffolk University, J.D., 1991
Born:1965
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Peter H. Noone
Belmont, MA
E-Mail:pnoone@averydooley.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Comprehensive General Liability
  • Complex Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal and Ninth Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
Memberships:
  • American, Massachusetts and Cambridge-Belmont Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Princeton University, B.A., 1992
  • Suffolk University, J.D., 1995
Born:1969
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Associates
Julie M. Brady
Belmont, MA
E-Mail:jbrady@averydooley.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination
Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1996
Memberships:
  • Massachusetts and Cambridge-Belmont Bar Associations
Education:
  • Tufts University, B.A., 1989
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1995
Born:1966
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Brien P. Connolly
Belmont, MA
E-Mail:bconnolly@averydooley.com
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Memberships:
  • Massachusetts and Cambridge-Arlington-Belmont Bar Associations
Education:
  • Assumption College, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1989
  • New England School of Law, J.D., 1992
Born:1967
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Robert J. Fedder
Belmont, MA
E-Mail:rfedder@averydooley.com
Practice Areas
  • Employment Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Real Estate
Admitted
  • North Carolina, 1996
  • Virginia, 1996
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
Education:
  • Princeton University, A.B., 1991
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 1996
Clerkship:
Law Clerk to Hon. John A. MacKenzie, U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of Virginia
Born:1968
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Ngai Otieno
Belmont, MA
E-Mail:notieno@averydooley.com
Practice Areas
  • Employment Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Probate
Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2009
Memberships:
  • Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations
Education:
  • Amherst College, B.A., 2006
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2009
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Danielle Marie Gifford
Belmont, MA
E-Mail:dgifford@averydooley.com
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2009
Memberships:
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys
Certifications:
  • Certified Mediator in Maryland
Education:
  • Boston College, B.A. (Dean's List), 2006
  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 2009
Law Review:
Associate Editor, Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, 2008-2009
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Sean M. Foley
Belmont, MA
E-Mail:sfoley@averydooley.com
Practice Areas
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 2012
  • Connecticut
Memberships:
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., 2008
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2012
Law Review:
Transnational Law Review, Chief Production Editor, 2011-2012
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Patricia M. Ballard
Belmont, MA
E-Mail:pballard@averydooley.com
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate
Admitted
  • Massachusetts, 1997
Memberships:
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts
Education:
  • Boston College, B.A., 1990
  • New England School of Law, J.D. (Dean's List), 1997
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Service Areas
Belmont, Massachusetts10 miles
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