Hamel Marcin Dunn Reardon & Shea, PC

HMDR&S is a client-focused litigation firm providing the highest level personal service and representation to leading corporations, hospitals, employers, insurance companies and individuals.  Our clients consistently rely on us for expert counsel, value driven results and a sophisticated, in depth understanding of their complex tort liability, construction, healthcare, employment, real estate and licensing matters.From pre-suit counsel through litigation, trial and appeal when necessary, and with more than 100 years of combined trial experience among the Partners, we are uniquely qualified to manage the defense of all matters from a substantive legal perspective, but also from a cost and strategy orientation as well. We stand ready to effectively pursue and champion your critical business and litigation objectives.


Recent Verdicts & Decisions

April 2018:  Robert R. Hamel, Jr., Esq. – Medical Malpractice – Jury Verdict for Defense

April 2018:  Robert R. Hamel, Jr., Esq. – Residency Termination for Unauthorized Moonlighting Upheld by Hearing Committee

March 2018:  Donna M. Marcin, Esq. & Megan E. Kures, Esq. – Medical Malpractice – Jury Verdict for Defense

February 2018:  Alexandra Power, Esq. & Christopher Miller, Esq. – Construction Litigation – Defense Arbitration Award

January 2018:  Thomas (Toby) Bright, Esq. – Psychiatric Malpractice – Jury Verdict for Defense

Latest News

Disruptive Behavior Presentation at Mass. Eye and Ear
Firm principals Bob Hamel and John Reardon recently lectured on Behavior In The Clinical Setting to clinicians at Mass. Eye and Ear.  The presentation addressed the professional and legal implications of unprofessional behavior on the healthcare workplace.   

Mock Board of Dentistry Hearing at Yankee Dental 2018 
HMDR&S attorneys Vincent Dunn and Brian Sopp headlined an informative and highly entertaining risk management course at the Yankee Dental Conference this year, along with the co-presenting delight of client and colleague, Deb Udey of Eastern Dentists Insurance Company.  Attorney Dunn played a competent and animated defense attorney representing a meek and misunderstood dentist.  Attorney Sopp played a pernicious Prosecutor for the Board.  Ms. Udey played the insipid investigator for the Board.  The course presented dentists a unique view into an oftentimes opaque process.

Attorney Megan Kures Interviewed for Emergency Department Physicians Publication
In an article recently published in ED Legal Letter by AHC Media, HMDRS’ own Megan Kures was interviewed to provide an experienced legal perspective in Some Plaintiffs’ ‘Experts’ Have Never Worked in ED.  To read more, click here.

New Associate - Ryan Paine - Joins GL Team!
HMDRS welcomes new Associate Attorney Ryan H. Paine to the general litigation team.  Ryan is a 2015 graduate of Suffolk University Law School who has previously practiced in the area of complex litigation.  Please join us in welcoming him.  To contact or to read more about Ryan, please click here.

2017 Super Lawyers List Announced
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Megan Kures Educates NEBH Nurses on Malpractice
HMDRS Director Megan Kures spoke to roughly 50 nurses and nursing students during Grand Rounds this month at New England Baptist Hospital.  She addressed the topic of malpractice cases involving nurses.

Attorney Dunn Lectures to Harvard School of Dental Medicine on Ethics
Vincent Dunn was invited to present to post-doctorate providers at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine on Practical Dental Ethics, adding another topic to his dossier of popular presentations to HSDM.

Avoiding Legal Challenges Presentation to Residency Program Directors at BMC
HMDR&S Principal Attorneys John Reardon and Bob Hamel recently presented “Avoiding Legal Challenges: Giving Honest Feedback to Your Resident” to the Residency Program Directors at Boston Medical Center on the responsibilities of the reviewing physician in providing feedback to residents without prompting employment lawsuits.  

The FLSA Overtime Rule: A Shifting Legal Landscape
A shifting legal landscape can create uncertainty and raise unforeseen challenges for employers seeking predictability in the marketplace.  A recent request for public comment issued by the U.S. Department of Labor regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act’s Overtime Rule provides one stark example of how such uncertainty can arise.  At the same time, however, it also provides an opportunity for employers to ensure they understand the current Overtime Rule and how they might be affected in the future by potential changes in the law.

To read more from this legal bulletin by Brian Sopp, click here. 

HMDR&S Opens South Shore Office!
Hamel, Marcin, Dunn, Reardon & Shea is pleased to announce the opening of its Hingham, Massachusetts office.  In addition to its main office in Boston, as well as its Connecticut and Rhode Island locations, HMDR&S’s new Hingham location allows our firm to conveniently serve the needs of its South Shore, Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod clients.  Our new office is located directly across from the Hingham Shipyard at 350 Lincoln Street, Suite 1101, Hingham, MA 02043.

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Professional Licensing/
Board Representation
Over the years our attorneys have guided hundreds of individuals through the often difficult process of defending their license and practice.  We have defended professionals before numerous licensing boards including...Click here for more!


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