Peter M. Merrigan

Attorney Peter M. Merrigan is a partner at Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP.  He joins his brother Attorney J. Tucker Merrigan and father Thomas T. Merrigan to form Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP.   Named a 2015 and 2016 “Top 40 Under 40 Trial Attorney” and a 2015 “Rising Star” according to Super Lawyers, Attorney Merrigan has a reputation for producing exceptional results on behalf of his clients by way of negotiation, mediation, arbitration and trial.  He is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and focuses on Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury, Maritime accidents, Wrongful Death, Defective Products, Slip or Trip and Fall incidents, Insurance Disputes, and General Liability accidents.

Attorney Merrigan attended New England School of Law where he graduated Cum Laude. While in law school, Attorney Merrigan received the Cali Excellence for the Future Award for his excellent achievement in the study of Negotiation and Selected Topics in Constitutional Law. Before graduating from New England School of Law, Attorney Merrigan successfully represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Rule 3:03 Prosecutor for Suffolk County at the West Roxbury District Court where he served as an Assistant District Attorney at arraignments, pre-trial conferences, motions, bench-trials, and jury trials.

He is currently a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the National Lawyers Guild. He also is a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston. Attorney Peter Merrigan graduated from the Loomis Chaffee School before obtaining his Bachelors of Arts Degree from James Madison University in Virginia.

Peter M. Merrigan is a native of Western, Massachusetts and currently resides in Hingham, Massachusetts with his wife and son.

Areas of Practice in Boston, Massachusetts:

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member

Education:

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
  • James Madison University, Virginia
  • Loomis Chaffee, Windsor Connecticut

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, Massachusetts

Honors and Awards:

  • 2016 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015 Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • Excellent Attorney, Avvo Rating
  • New England School of Law Cali Excellence for the Future Award