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Joe Bussiere is a partner in the firm’s Boston office where his practice focuses on an array of disciplines including complex tort, employment law, professional liability, and construction litigation. Joe’s practice entails defending clients through all stages of litigation ranging from pre-suit claims through trial.  His litigation experience also includes representing clients in state and federal court as well as before administrative agencies on a variety of complex tort, discrimination, wrongful termination, ADA, FLSA, and collective/class action wage and hour disputes. 

Prior to joining MG+M, Joe worked as an associate for a national litigation defense firm where he defended a diverse group of clients in all phases of litigation.  He counseled and defended clients in general liability tort, Chapter 93A, wage and hour, discrimination, wrongful termination, professional liability, and wrongful death matters.  While in law school, Joe served as a law clerk for a major commercial general liability and professional liability insurance carrier.  He also served as a judicial intern for the Hon. Kenneth Fishman, Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court.

Joe earned his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of New England.


  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions—Defendants (2022–2024), Professional Malpractice Law (2022–2024), Litigation—Labor and Employment (2024), Product Liability Litigation—Defendants (2024)
  • Boston Magazine Top Lawyer, Civil Law Litigation, 2021–2022
  • Boston Magazine Top Lawyer, Construction, 2023
  • Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2023


  • Suffolk University Law School, JD, cum laude, 2014
  • University of New England, BA, cum laude, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Maine

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit