Michael J. Lambert

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Michael J. Lambert

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Shareholder, Head of Boston Office

Phone: 617.897.5637
Fax: 617.439.9363
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Practice Focus

Michael serves on the firm's Management Committee as the ‘At-Large' member and Head of the firm's Boston office. He represents clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters. Michael has tried cases involving issues of corporate governance, partnership disputes, trade secrets and restrictive covenants, closely held business disputes, corporate mergers and dissolutions, construction disputes, insurance coverage disputes, and a wide variety of contract disputes. He represents clients in administrative, federal and state court proceedings in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Michael splits his time between the firm's Boston, Massachusetts and Manchester, NH offices. The phone number for our Manchester office is (603)668-0300.

Sample Matters
  • Obtained a defendant’s verdict for his client in a personal injury action where a jury found against the two co-defendants, awarding the plaintiff $1.2 million.
  • Successfully navigated start-up medical device manufacturer through shareholder dispute.
  • Obtained a $1.3 million judgment for a commercial client following a bench trial.


B.A., College of the Holy Cross
J.D., cum laude, New England School of Law


  • Michael was recognized by his peers as one New Hampshire’s “Rising Stars” in the area of Insurance Law in a 2004 poll conducted by New Hampshire Magazine.
  • Michael was selected by USA Rugby as a 1990 Collegiate All-American.

Memberships and Admissions

Michael is admitted to practice in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He holds membership in the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association, the New Hampshire and Manchester Bar Associations and the Massachusetts Bar Association.

Community Involvement

Michael serves on the Executive Committee of the Manchester Bar Association and on the Ethics Committee of The Boston Home, a long-term health care facility for physically disabled adults. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Concord, MA Chamber of Commerce and on the Board of Directors for Concord Carlisle Youth Lacrosse.

Practice Areas
Business Litigation
Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits

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