John T. Farrey

Associate Director of Litigation

Boston (617)-439-4758 jfarrey@burnsandfarrey.com

Overview

John Farrey is an Associate Director of Litigation in the firm's Boston office, where his area of focus includes product liability, liquor liability, general liability, premises liability, insurance related litigation, and the London market. Attorney Farrey is currently the Co-Chair of the NAPSLO Next Generation Leadership Council. He has been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer Rising Star for the past four years (2013-2016).

Mr. Farrey earned a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and a B.A. from Georgetown University. He was awarded the Legal Practice Skills Best Advocate Award and the Jurisprudence Award in Antitrust. He was a Walter H. McLaughlin Appellate Advocacy Competition qualifier and participant.

Attorney Farrey is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He is additionally admitted in the District of Columbia.

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Awards, Recognition, and Affiliations

Professional Associations/Memberships

Named as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2013-2016

Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association, 2011 - Present, Member

National Association of Surplus Lines Offices LTD (NAPSLO), Next Generation, Member

Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), Future PLUS, Member

Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS), Young Risk Practitioners Group, Member

Georgetown University Alumni Interviewer, 2007-Present

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Education

Suffolk University Law
School, J.D. with honors (2010)

Georgetown University,
B.A. in English, French and Theology (2007)

Practices

Construction Liability 

General Liability

Higher Education/ Secondary Schools

Labor & Employment 

Liquor Liability/Dram Shop

Premises Liability

Professional Liability

Product Liability

Admissions

Massachusetts, 2010

Rhode Island, 2010 

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2011

U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island, 2012

District of Columbia, 2015