Suffolk University Law School, JD, cum laude, 1996
Norwich University, BA, cum laude, 1991

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts (state and federal)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States

Boston Office: 617-439-4990  

Michael Williams


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Michael Williams has practiced at Lawson & Weitzen since 2003 and focuses on professional malpractice defense, long-term care litigation, business litigation, employment law, licensing and administrative law and intellectual property/trademark law. Before joining the firm, Mike’s practice focused on constitutional litigation, which provides him a strong background in complex litigation and appellate practice. Mike is also the firm’s expert in the latest methods of electronic trial presentation and litigation management. Among his career highlights, Mike was named Lawyer of the Year by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly after only eight years of practicing law. Mike’s clients include architects and engineers, medical providers, liquor retailers and wholesalers, large and small businesses and owners of intellectual property.

In addition to his practice with Lawson & Weitzen, Mike is a co-founder of a nonprofit law firm dedicated to civil rights litigation and has participated as a panel member examining equal rights issues in public education for an advisory committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Mike serves as a member of a number of boards of directors and trustees of various nonprofit organizations.

Awards & Recognition

Lawyer of the Year by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2004

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2005-2007