Edwin F. Landers, Jr. Partner

Boston, MA

Phone: (617) 439-7583 Fax: (617) 342-4967 Download VCard

Edwin F. Landers, Jr.


Ed has more than twenty years of civil litigation and trial experience. He has been with the firm since 1996 and a partner since 1999. His practice has concentrated in the defense of professionals, including, among others, attorneys, insurance agents, real estate brokers, and securities brokers. He also represents clients before administrative agencies, regulatory boards, and trial and appellate courts in all facets of civil litigation involving diverse practice areas outside the professional liability field, including employment, products liability, and premises liability.  In addition to providing defense in litigation matters, he counsels clients on numerous issues for risk management purposes and is frequently retained by insurers to provide representation with respect to coverage issues. He often presents seminars and mock trials to client and industry groups, including the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents annual Big Event. He also has written articles on diverse legal issues for firm and industry publications such as The Standard.


  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • ALFA International, the Global Legal Network®, Labor and Employment Group, Steering Committee Member

Noteworthy Accomplishments

  • Tried numerous cases, including obtaining defense verdict after a two-week trial involving a $1 million premises liability claim
  • Obtained no probable cause determinations in over thirty employment discrimination cases
  • Successfully arbitrated numerous matters, including recovering costs after defending a securities claim of over $1 million and recovering attorneys’ fees and costs after defending a commercial liability claim
  • Obtained summary judgments and dismissals in numerous cases
  • Elected by his peers to The Best Lawyers in America© Insurance Law guide (2014-2022)


Boston, MA Office

250 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
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Bar Admissions

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


  • B.A., cum laude — Dartmouth College
  • J.D., cum laude — Boston College Law School

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