James L. Messenger is a partner in the Boston office of Gordon & Rees. Mr. Messenger focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation in areas such as intellectual property, business transactions, shareholder disputes and breach of fiduciary duty claims, environmental and bankruptcy matters. He regularly acts as lead outside counsel to energy and utility companies on infrastructure projects.
Mr. Messenger has obtained successful outcomes for complex litigation clients at every stage of the trial process including case-ending motions to dismiss, summary judgments, trials and appeals.
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
New England Legal Foundation, Board of Directors
Boston Chapter of the Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights: Board Member
Cooperating Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union
Boston Law Journal: Former Editor
Massachusetts Bar Association
Boston Bar Association
American Bar Association
Norfolk County Children’s Advocacy Center: Board Member
* Not admitted to practice in New York