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Brian D. FishmanAssociate

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Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts, 2016
  • Rhode Island, 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2017
  • U.S Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2017


  • J.D., cum laude, Boston College Law School, 2016
  • B.A, Boston College, 2013

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Brian is an Associate in the in the Firm’s Toxic Tort Group.  He concentrates his civil litigation practice on asbestos litigation, premises liability, products liability, and insurance defense.  Brian also has experience litigating wrongful termination and employment discrimination suits, catastrophic injury litigation, and conducting due diligence assessments for clients considering corporate acquisitions.  Brian represents clients before Massachusetts Superior Courts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Rhode Island Superior Courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

In addition to his litigation practice, Brian is an instructor with Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, where he teaches a course through the University’s Distance Learning Program on the topic of occupational safety and health.  Brian also serves as co-Editor of the Toxic Tort Litigation Guide, a four-volume treatise authored by Lawrence G. Cetrulo, which serves as the leading treatise on toxic tort litigation in the United States.

Brian graduated cum laude from Boston College Law School, where he provided pro bono assistance for a variety of indigent clients on diverse civil litigation matters, including housing and family law, through the Boston College Civil Litigation Clinic.  Brian completed his Bachelor of Arts degree at Boston College, with a double major in History and Philosophy.

When away from the office, Brian enjoys spending time with his family in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  Additionally, since 2013, Brian has assisted with organizing of a charity gala to benefit Child Life Services at Boston Children’s Hospital.  Child Life Service works to improve the quality of life of the children being served at BCH.

Community Involvement

  • Massachusetts Pediatric Fund, Inc. , Board of Directors, 2015-2018

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 2016-present


  • Expanding Enforcement: The Developing Field of Cybersecurity, May/June 2017.

Presentations, Classes & Seminars Taught

  • Occupational Laws & Compliance, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, Distance Learning Program, Adjunct Assistant Professor
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