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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.


  • Secured defense verdicts for an international manufacturer of home appliances in a subrogation matter and a breach of contract matter. In addition to successfully defending the carrier’s breach of warranty and negligence claims, Jonathan also secured a verdict against a co-defendant valve manufacturer for failing to defend and indemnify his client.


  • 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


  • Suffolk University Law School, JD, cum laude, 1995
  • Skidmore College, BA, Government, cum laude, 1992

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island

Court Admissions

  • 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