Javier F. Flores is a partner and practiced litigator with significant experience defending a wide variety of civil cases, including commercial matters and catastrophic injury cases.
Javier has successfully litigated cases throughout the country on behalf of a broad range of defendants, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses. He has extensive experience representing clients in product liability, class action, and general liability matters, as well as advising clients on additional insured and tender issues. Further, Javier has worked with startup companies to provide full-scale risk analysis and develop protocols to reduce future litigation and indemnity. Javier has also prevailed in appeals before the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia.
Javier is co-chair of his firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee, was a 2017 Leadership Council on Litigation Diversity (LCLD) Fellow, and has been a featured conference speaker on the topic of diversity. Additionally, he has served in numerous leadership positions in legal and civic organizations, including as National Secretary of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), and on the board of directors for the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA) and Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA).
In 2018, the Boston Business Journal recognized Javier as a 40 under 40 and he received the HNBA’s Regional President of the Year award. In 2017, Javier was appointed by Boston Mayor, Martin J. Walsh, as a Commissioner on the Boston Fair Housing Commission.
Javier’s Representative Cases include the following:
In addition to his regular work schedule, Javier is a frequent contributor to MG+M’s blog, The Defense Litigation Insider, where he discusses issues relevant to his practice areas.
Javier received his B.A. from Kenyon College and his J.D. with Honors from the University Of Connecticut School Of Law, where he was an executive editor of the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal.
Javier currently lives in Boston with his wife and two children.