My practice focuses on civil litigation but I also provide counsel to clients involved in business and real estate transactions, aviation matters, employment matters, intellectual property, regulatory compliance, and risk management. I have significant experience in the defense of insurers in both coverage and bad faith matters and have defended insureds in a myriad of general liability, product liability, professional liability, construction, environmental, and toxic tort cases. I have litigated shareholder disputes, business torts, antitrust matters, contract disputes, and employment matters. I have also handled intellectual property cases including the prosecution of copyright and trademark applications, enforcement of trademarks, copyrights, domain name disputes, protection of trade secrets, and patent infringement claims. I am a registered patent attorney. In the area of professional liability, I have defended law firms and individual lawyers, including significant experience defending specialized practitioners such as patent lawyers and tax attorneys. I have also defended real estate brokers, securities brokers, registered investment advisors, insurance brokers, architects, engineers and psychologists. I have incorporated my experience as a licensed private pilot in the representation of airlines, fixed base operators, repair facilities, flight instructors, and aviation insurers in civil matters and before the NTSB in FAA enforcement actions. I serve as panel counsel for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association ("AOPA").I have tried cases to verdict in state and federal courts in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and in Federal Court in the Northern District of New York. Specialties: Aviation, Antitrust, Business Litigation, Construction, Employment, Insurance Coverage; Insurance Bad Faith; Intellectual Property, Litigation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Real Estate.