David S. Lawless, Partner

David S. Lawless

David’s practice focuses on civil litigation in federal and state courts. He represents municipalities, businesses and individuals throughout Massachusetts in a wide range of matters, including commercial disputes, business litigation, construction disputes, employment litigation and municipal defense litigation.

David recognizes that providing effective advocacy means tailoring a litigation strategy that meets the individual needs, goals and budgets of his clients.


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Contact Information:
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Phone: (413) 732-2301
Fax: (413) 452-0370

Paralegal:  Tara Roche

Practice Areas:


  • University of Connecticut, B.A., 1998
  • University of Connecticut, J.D., 2005

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts

Bar Associations:

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampden County Bar Association
  • Franklin County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Massachusetts Chapter

Honors & Awards:

  • Super Lawyers, Massachusetts Rising Star 2008–2015

Community Involvement:

  • Board Member. Federal Bar Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 2016-Present
  • Co-Chair, Federal Bar Association, Massachusetts Chapter, Civil Rights Committee, 2018-Present
  • Co-Chair, Federal Bar Association, Massachusetts Chapter, New Programming Committee, 2018-Present

Committees & Boards:

  • Board Member, Northeast Center for Youth and Families, 2006–2013; 2018-Present
  • Former Board Member, Massachusetts Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors