Jonathan F. Tabasky

Jonathan F. Tabasky Partner

P 617 670 8535 F 617 670 8735
125 High Street, Oliver Street Tower, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02110
Overview

Jonathan F. Tabasky is a partner with the firm. He has primary responsibility for the management, handling and defense of litigation brought against many different types of professionals. His clients include architects, attorneys, engineers, real estate brokers, real estate appraisers and independent insurance adjusters, among others. Since joining the firm, Jon has also been extensively involved in the defense of product liability and toxic tort claims. In this capacity, Jon represents a broad range of companies, including those that manufacture prescription drugs, protective clothing, fittings, heating devices, wire and cable, trucks, aircraft and turbines. As a result, Jon regularly works with renowned epidemiologists, pathologists, industrial hygienists, pulmonologists, radiologists, economists and others. Jon also defends product and premises liability cases brought against major retailers.

Bar Admissions
Massachusetts, 1995
U.S. District Court - District of Massachusetts, 1996
Rhode Island, 2003
Connecticut, 2003
U.S. District Court - District of Connecticut, 2005
Maine, 2009
U.S. District Court - District of Maine, 2009
U.S. District Court - District of Rhode Island, 2011
Education
Suffolk University Law School, J.D. cum laude, 1995
Skidmore College, B.A. Government cum laude, 1992

Prior to joining the firm, Jon represented clients involved in business and employment disputes, as well as persons suffering from catastrophic personal injuries. He also represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in labor disputes concerning discipline, promotions, transfers, wages and other terms and conditions of employment.

Jon lives in Sudbury, Massachusetts, with his wife, Kerri and their three daughters, Jordan, Maya and Anna.

Recognition

Recognition

  • AM Best Insurance Attorney 2010-2011
  • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory
  • Massachusetts Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Edition of Boston Magazine 2010, 2012, 2014

Involvement

  • Co-chair of the 16th annual Buddy Walk & Family Picnic , October 7, 2012

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

  • How to Bring and Defend Toxic Exposure Cases, Boston Bar Association, October 2012
  • Speaker, Certified In-House CLE Presentation, "Ethical Challenges Presented by the Representation of Multiple Parties and in the Use of Social Media", 2012
  • Emerging Trends in Asbestos Litigation, HB Litigation Conferences LLC, 2009 - Present
  • Asbestos Defense Strategic Summit, Defending Peritoneal Mesothelioma Cases, 2011
  • Presented at the 2010 Asbestos Defense Strategic Summit on Gasket Studies, 2010

Publications

  • "Not Satisfied with its 5th Place Finish in the American Tort Reform Foundation Judicial Hellholes® Listing, Illinois Makes A Push For Number One,” Defense Litigation Insider, 2014
  • “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” Defense Litigation Insider, 2014
  • “Massachusetts Court Finds Plaintiffs’ Claims Against Generic Drug Manufacturers Are Barred By Preemption,” Defense Litigation Insider, 2013
  • “Hold the relish: ConAgra under fire for allegedly misrepresenting kosher status of Hebrew National hot dogs,” Defense Litigation Insider, 2012
  • “Massachusetts Court Extends Mensing to Bar Failure To Warn Claims Against Generic Drug Distributors,” Defense Litigation Insider, 2012

News

AM Best Recommended Insurance Attorney
Super Lawyers Rising Star