Gregory S. Paonessa

Associate

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Overview
Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

New Hampshire

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Education

J.D., cum laude, New England School of Law, 2014

B.S., University of Vermont, 2007

Greg focuses on risk management and assessment to aid clients in resolving disputes efficiently and economically, and with an eye towards potential impacts on their businesses in the short and long term.

His experience growing up as part of a family business provides Greg with unique insights and understanding of the client’s point of view. Although his practice has focused on resolving claims against design professionals, his education and experience in business is always a guiding factor when he advises clients.

Experience

Experience

  • Represented engineering firm in pre-suit mediation to resolve claims alleging deficient environmental consulting services rendered in anticipation of purchasing and developing certain real estate parcels.
  • Represented engineering firm in pre-suit mediation related to services rendered to a public agency on a design-build project and alleged delays and constructability allegations by design-builder.
  • Represented engineering firm at pre-arbitration mediation to resolve claims related to services rendered on design-build project.

 

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

CALI Award of Excellence - Insurance Law, 2013

Executive Comment & Note Editor, New England Law Review

Memberships

American Bar Association

Boston Bar Association

New Hampshire Bar Association

Articles & Publications

Articles & Publications

articles

"A Tale of Two Cities: Retrospective and Prospective Views of the Big Dig and Megaproject Delivery," co-author, ACEC/MA Insights, Fall 2016

"Resentful Homeowner Lacks Reliance and Proper Timing," author, Design & Construction Management Professional Reporter, September 2016

"Project Management Firm Has No Implied Duty to Ensure the Safety of Subcontractor's Employees," author, Design & Construction Management Professional Reporter, September 2015

"The Mechanic's Lien--Are You Protected?" author, New England Law Review, Fall 2014; Reprinted Legal Handbook for Architects, Engineers and Contractors, Albert H. Dib (2015)

Gregory S. Paonessa
Practices
  • Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Cannabis Business Advisory
Education

J.D., cum laude, New England School of Law, 2014

B.S., University of Vermont, 2007

Admissions

Massachusetts

New Hampshire

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

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