Thomas (Toby) Bright


Toby has a wealth of experience in litigation including professional liability, employment actions and matters before the professional licensing boards.   Prior to joining HMDR&S, he served as Prosecuting Counsel for the Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure where he handled a wide variety of matters involving allegations against healthcare professionals, engineers, architects, accountants, veterinarians, home inspectors, speech pathologists, and massage therapists, and allegations of unlicensed practice against individuals by these licensing boards.  

When away from the office, Toby enjoys fly fishing, surfing, lacrosse and homebrewing.

Professional Awards and Recognitions

Rising Stars, Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2017, 2018, 2019)
Northeastern Law Merit Deans Scholarship

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts (2009)
New Hampshire (2018)


“Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Ethical Considerations and a Practical Approach to Dismissing Patients.” Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society. Fall 2018  Authors: Thomas (Toby) Bright, Esq. and Brian E. Sopp, Esq.

"The Dental Professional Review and Evaluation Program: Lessons and Implications for Professional License Defense." Inside Medical Liability Third Quarter 2014: 16-18. Authors: Thomas (Toby) Bright, Esq. and Vincent P. Dunn, Esq.

"Professional Licensing Board Disciplinary Proceedings: Myths and Realities." HMDR&S Legal Bulletin July 2014. Author: Thomas (Toby) Bright, Esq.

Licensing Board Complaints: Do’s and Don’ts On Day One." New England Real Estate Journal. 18 October 2019. Author: Thomas (Toby) Bright, Esq.



  • Northeastern University School of Law, J.D. (2009)
  • Hobart College, B.A. (2006)
Practice Areas
  • Healthcare
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability & Board Representation
  • Employment
Thomas F. Bright, II
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