Sep 7 2021

Morrison Mahoney Elects Five New Partners

It is with great pride that the partnership of Morrison Mahoney LLP announces the election of five new partners.

The new partners represent a range of practice areas including product liability, construction litigation, professional liability defense, medical malpractice, transportation, workers' compensation, and commercial and business litigation.

“The election of so many highly qualified partners speak volumes of the depth of talent that we have across all offices of Morrison Mahoney. We should all have great confidence in the future success of MM given the quality of those coming up the ranks,” said Managing Partner Scott Burke.

The new partners are:

Christina Canales (Hartford) - Christina’s practice concentrates in defense of medical malpractice and professional liability.  Christina has represented hospitals, assisted living facilities, and various medical professionals, including doctors, nurses, and dentists, in complex malpractice and wrongful death lawsuits as well as administrative proceedings brought by the Department of Public Health and the Department of Consumer Protection. Christina also has experience defending non-medical professionals, including attorneys, real estate professionals and corporate executives, in actions claiming negligence and malpractice.

Eva Kolstad (Bridgeport) - Eva advises her clients in the areas of general and professional liability, with a focus on the defense of lawyers, medical professionals, insurance agents, real estate professionals, and businesses in disputes regarding claims of negligence, malpractice and product liability. Eva frequently handles high exposure and complex matters in the areas of transportation, premises liability, environmental claims and regulation, and product liability.

Corey Mastin (Boston) – Corey’s practice focuses in the areas of tort and liability defense, as well as construction litigation. She represents insurance companies and their insureds in a range of civil litigation matters, including automobile, construction, products and premises liability suits, as well as defends insurers against allegations of bad faith claims handling practices.

Jonathan Myhre (Providence) - Jonathan advises his clients in the areas of general liability, toxic tort liability, workers’ compensation and professional liability.  As part of his general liability practice, he represents corporations and individuals against negligence, premises liability and auto liability claims.  As part of his professional liability practice, he defends hospitals, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals against claims of medical malpractice.  He also defends real estate agents and insurance agents.

Jeffrey Swanson (Parsippany) – Jeffrey’s practice focuses on defense litigation and represents clients in products liability cases, construction accident and construction defect cases, workers' compensation cases and professional liability cases. Jeffrey also handles liquor liability cases, premises liability cases and public entity defense cases. He handles serious injury cases and wrongful death cases on behalf of the defense. 

Congratulations to our new partners and thank you to the partners who mentor and contribute to their success.


About Morrison Mahoney LLP

With more than 180 attorneys and 10 offices in the Northeast, Morrison Mahoney is recognized as one of the leading litigation firms in the region. The firm works with its clients in diverse practice areas, including: commercial and business litigation; product liability and tort litigation; construction; hospitals and health systems; employment and labor; professional liability; cybersecurity, privacy and data protection; transportation law; and workers' compensation. Morrison Mahoney has expanded its practice along with the changing world economy to provide business advice, counseling, and litigation support to its corporate clients. The firm's membership with ALFA International, the Global Legal Network, provides it with additional resources in all jurisdictions throughout the United States and internationally. To learn more about our firm, please visit

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