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J Tucker Merrigan

J. Tucker Merrigan

J. Tucker Merrigan is a partner at Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP. Boston personal injury attorney Merrigan is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. His practice concentrates on cases involving personal injury, defective medical devices, dangerous drugs, wrongful death, premises liability, products liability, medical malpractice, and insurance law.  Attorney J. Tucker Merrigan represents individual clients throughout all of Massachusetts and United States.

Attorney Merrigan is currently a member of the American Association for Justice, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, the Boston Bar Association, and Massachusetts Bar Association. In both 2015 and 2016, J. Tucker Merrigan was named a Top 40 Under 40 Trial Attorney by National Trial Lawyers. Tucker graduated from New England School of Law, and earned his bachelors degree in Political Science at Tufts University.  

As a law student, Tucker served on the board of the Student Bar Association and graduated with Dean’s Honors. While an undergraduate student, Tucker was captain of the Varsity Men’s lacrosse team at Tufts, earning All-American and Scholar All-America honors. He volunteers as a Big-Brother in the Big-Brother Big-Sister foundation of the greater Boston area.

As a partner, he joins his brother Peter M. Merrigan, and father Thomas T. Merrigan to form Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP.

Areas of Practice in Boston, Massachusetts:

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Association for Justice
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
  • Loomis Chaffee, Windsor, Connecticut

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, Massachusetts

Awards and Honors:

  • 2020 Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • 2019 Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • 2018 Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • 2020 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • 2019 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • 2018 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • 2017 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers
  • 2020 Top Attorney Award
  • 2019 Top Attorney Award
  • Superb Attorney, Avvo Rating

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