Philip M. Hirshberg Partner

Boston, MA

Phone: (617) 737-8860 Fax: (617) 342-4929 Download VCard

Philip M. Hirshberg

Experience

Phil has nearly 20 years experience handling civil litigation matters, including construction disputes, toxic tort/asbestos, premises liability and commercial litigation. Phil has represented clients in all aspects of the litigation process, including jury and bench trials, dispositive motions, mediation, arbitration and appeals. In his construction practice, Phil has represented parties in construction defect lawsuits, mechanic’s lien and payment disputes, and construction injury claims. He has also represented retailers and shopping center owners in landlord-tenant matters and lease disputes. While in law school, Phil was a judicial intern for the Honorable Theodore McMillian of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in St. Louis, Missouri, and served as a Notes and Comments editor of the Washington University Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law.

Associations

Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Associates, Member
Defense Research Institute (DRI), Member

Noteworthy Accomplishments

  • Speaker on construction law for Lorman Educational Services and Massachusetts Association of General Contractors.
  • Speaker on topics of construction law and civil litigation practice, and twice served as Panel Chair for the Massachusetts Bar Association’s programs on  "Basics of Massachusetts Construction Law" and "Fundamentals of Civil Motion Practice”.
  • Recognized by Boston Magazine and Law & Politics as a "Super Lawyer Rising Star" in 2007 and 2008. 

Boston, MA Office

250 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
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Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • Massachusetts

Degrees

  • B.S., magna cum laude — Boston University
  • Washington University School of Law

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