Matthew J. Baker Associate

Boston, MA

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Matthew J. Baker

Matthew is an associate in the Boston office of Morrison Mahoney. He concentrates his practice in the areas of product liability, construction law, commercial and business litigation, employment litigation, and premises liability.

Matthew’s litigation experience includes lawsuits in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts in matters involving alleged malpractice of licensed professionals, including claims against attorneys, real estate agents and brokers, architects, and engineers. He also handles complex construction and commercial litigation matters including claims of construction defects, construction accidents, wrongful death, payment disputes, and OSHA investigations.

Additionally, Matt has experience with claims of employment discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower actions and has defended corporations, business owners, and insurers against consumer protection claims alleging unfair and deceptive acts and practices, as well as for alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Matthew also has extensive deposition experience including taking, defending, and preparing deponents for party, fact witness, expert witness, and Rule 30(b)(6) depositions. He also regularly drafts and argues civil motions, including complex dispositive motions, and has obtained numerous summary judgments, favorable resolutions, and dismissals for his clients

Prior to joining the firm, Matthew handled complex tort, wrongful death, product liability, construction defect/accident, professional malpractice, and business and commercial litigation matters. Prior to transitioning to defense litigation, he also gained valuable experience as a plaintiff’s personal injury litigation attorney.

During law school, Matthew gained additional valuable experience as law clerk for one of the nation’s largest insurance providers supporting its trial counsel to defend personal injury, homeowners, and subrogation claims. He also acted as a law clerk for an independent broker dealer assisting the mediation and arbitration of consumer complaints, including matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Outside of work Matthew regularly spends his time enjoying the New England seasons. You can find him in Maine spending time with his family on Kezar Lake, hiking in the White Mountains, or on the slopes at Sunday River.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA)
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association (MassDLA)

Boston, MA Office

250 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
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Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

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

Degrees

  • B.A., cum laude — University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • J.D. — New England Law | Boston

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