Richard R. Hennessey Partner

Boston, MA

Phone: (617) 670-8913 Fax: (617) 342-4819 Download VCard

Richard R. Hennessey

Richard is a partner in the Boston office of Morrison Mahoney. He represents some of the nation’s leading insurance carriers in a variety of civil litigation matters involving commercial property policies, professional and general liability policies, home owners policies, and builders risk policies. He has extensive coverage experience in a variety of matters across several lines of coverage.

He was previously associated with a national law firm where he concentrated in in the areas of insurance defense, insurance coverage disputes, insurance fraud and abuse, RICO, M.G.L. c. 93A, healthcare fraud, and Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) benefits.

He most recently was a senior claims analyst with a national third-party claims administrator concentrating in complex professional liability insurance coverage issues throughout the United States.

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • 2022 ALFA International Insurance Practice Group Professional Liability Seminar, June 2022
  • “In the Eye of the Beholder: Viewing Insurance & Professional Liability Legal Issues from Modern Perspectives,” 2022 ALFA International Insurance Practice Group Professional Liability Seminar, June 2022

Memberships 

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Lawyer Well-Being Committee 
  • Town of Hull Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
  • The Boston American Inn of Courts
  • Pine Street Inn, Innbassador

Honors and Awards

  • Elected by his peers to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch™ Insurance Law List (2023)

Boston, MA Office

250 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
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Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Vermont
  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Vermont
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Degrees

  • J.D. — Vermont Law School
  • B.A. — Middlebury College

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