Warren Fitzgeraldis a full-time mediator with a wide-range of experience settling cases in many areas of the law, including easements, condominium, environmental contamination, construction, premises liability, business disputes, contracts, insurance coverage, labor and employment, intellectual property, product liability, fires and explosions, professional and medical malpractice, property damage, admiralty, estates and consumer class actions.
Mr. Fitzgerald has more than 30 years’ experience as a trial lawyer and negotiator representing both plaintiffs and defendants in business, commercial, municipal and personal injury litigation. He was an associate with the firms of Hutchins & Wheeler and Parker, Coulter, Daley & White and was a partner at Meehan, Boyle & Cohen for 22 years. He began mediating at the request of fellow trial lawyers in the 1980’s and participated in several court-supported mediation programs before starting Fitzgerald Dispute Resolution LLC.
A past president of the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Mr. Fitzgerald has lectured many times on topics relating to trial practice and dispute resolution for MCLE and numerous law schools and bar associations. He was chair of the MBA Dispute Resolution Committee from 2007 to 2009 and has been a member of the Massachusetts Trial Court Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution since 2007. He was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2009. He graduated from Boston University, magna cum laude with distinction, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, and Boston University School of Law, where he was an editor of The Law Review.