John T. Farrey

Director of Litigation

Boston, Massachusetts (617)-439-4758


John Farrey is a 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 and a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). He has been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer Rising Star from 2013 – 2022 and in The Best Lawyers in America list in 2023.

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, Connecticut, and Maine. 

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Awards, Recognition, and Affiliations

Professional Associations/Memberships

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, 2023

Named in Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013-2022

National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), Member

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

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


Construction Liability 

General Liability

Higher Education/ Secondary Schools

Labor & Employment 

Liquor Liability/Dram Shop

Premises Liability

Professional Liability

Product Liability


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

Connecticut, 2020

Maine, 2022