Jonathan F. Tabasky

Jonathan F. Tabasky Partner

P 617 670 8535
125 High Street
Oliver Street Tower, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
125 High Street, Oliver Street Tower, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02110
One Citizens Plaza
Suite 620
Providence, RI 02903
One Citizens Plaza, Suite 620, Providence, RI 02903

Jonathan Tabasky is Co-Strategy and Innovation Counsel to a product manufacturer facing more than 30,000 asbestos cases. In this role he helps develop defense themes, potential corporate witnesses and expert witnesses. Jon also represents manufacturers of prescription drugs, protective clothing, washers and dryers, heating devices, wire and cable, trucks, aircraft, and kilns. As a result, Jon regularly works with renowned cause and origin of fire experts, epidemiologists, pathologists, industrial hygienists, pulmonologists, radiologists, engineers, and economists.

Jon also has extensive experience defending claims against professionals. His clients include general contractors, architects, structural and civil engineers, real estate brokers and appraisers, independent insurance adjusters and fellow attorneys. Jon also regularly defends Dram Shop and premises liability cases brought against bars and restaurants.

Prior to joining the firm, Jon represented clients involved in business disputes, as well as individuals who suffered from catastrophic personal injury and sexual abuse. 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.

Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • US District Court, District of Connecticut
  • US District Court, District of Maine
  • US District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • US District Court, District of Rhode Island
  • US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • Suffolk University Law School, JD, cum laude, 1995
  • Skidmore College, BA, Government, cum laude, 1992


  • Best Lawyers In America, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, 2019–2024
  • Boston Magazine Top Lawyer, Product Liability, 2023
  • AM Best Insurance Recommended Attorney
  • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory
  • Super Lawyers, 2012, 2014–2020
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2010


  • Vice Chair of the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress Board
  • Co-chair (with wife Kerri) of the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress' annual Buddy Walk & Family Festival, 2012 - 2014
  • Regularly plays trombone in the Klezmer band – Shir Chutzpah

News & Insights

    Speaking Engagements

  • Benefits and Challenges of Employing Down Syndrome Employees, United Nations World Down Syndrome Day Conference
    March 21, 2018
  • Ethics: Understanding Attorney Obligations in High Risk Cases, Perrin Conferences' Cutting Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation
    March 9, 2018
  • How to Bring and Defend Toxic Exposure Cases, Boston Bar Association
    October 1, 2012
  • Ethical Challenges Presented by the Representation of Multiple Parties and in the Use of Social Media, Certified In-House CLE Presentation
    January 1, 2012
  • Asbestos Defense Strategic Summit, Defending Peritoneal Mesothelioma Cases
    January 1, 2011
  • Asbestos Defense Strategic Summit 2010, Perrin Conferences
    January 1, 2010
  • Emerging Trends in Asbestos Litigation, HB Litigation Conferences LLC
    January 1, 2009
Best Lawyers in America
Martindale Hubbell AV Rating
AM Best Recommended Insurance Attorney
Super Lawyers Rising Star