Michael D. Riseberg

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Firm: Rubin and Rudman LLP
53 State Street
Boston MA 02109
United States
Phone: 617 330-7180
Cell: 617 680-7571

Michael Riseberg is the co-chair of the litigation department at Rubin and Rudman LP, an 80-lawyer firm in downtown in Boston. He has 29 years of experience as a civil litigator and trial attorney, primarily defending businesses, insurers and professionals in the defense of wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury, and property damage cases involving construction accidents, construction defects, trucking and motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, products liability, admiralty, legal malpractice, insurance coverage and insurance bad faith. Michael has tried numerous significant cases in state and federal courts in Massachusetts, most recently obtaining a defense verdict for a student transportation company in a wrongful death case in Massachusetts Superior Court in May 2022. Michael has also argued numerous cases before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Massachusetts Appeals Court, and First Circuit Court of Appeals. Over the last five years, Michael has been involved in resolving multiple high profile catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases that resulted in 8-figure settlements that were each among the largest settlements of the year in Massachusetts. Michael also regularly advises insurers on their coverage and extra contractual responsibilities. He has spoken at numerous professional seminars on risk transfer and insurance coverage issues.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Complex Tort and Product Liability: Primary
  • Construction Law: Alternate 1
  • Insurance Law: Alternate 1
  • Professional Liability: Primary
  • Transportation and Logistics: Primary
  • Workers’ Compensation: Primary

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