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David G. Hanrahan - Boston, MA

101 Merrimac StreetSuite 810P.O. Box 9601 Boston, MA 02114

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Updated: 01/30/2023

Boston Civil Litigation Lawyer

Overview

David G. Hanrahan was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 11, 1936. He graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, with a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design in 1958. After 5 years in the United States Army, where he attained the rank of Captain, he attended Boston University where he received his JD in 1966. He served on the Boston University Law Review where he was elected to the position of Note Editor. David G. Hanrahan was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1966...

David G. Hanrahan was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 11, 1936. He graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, with a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design in 1958. After 5 years in the United States Army, where he attained the rank of Captain, he attended Boston University where he received his JD in 1966. He served on the Boston University Law Review where he was elected to the position of Note Editor. David G. Hanrahan was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1966. He was then employed by The National Labor Relations Board, Office of Regional Advice, Washington, D.C 1966-67.

He has distinguished himself as a trial lawyer in Massachusetts. His practice areas have centered around a wide variety of civil litigation, employment law, and labor relations law. Mr. Hanrahan is a member of the Boston and Massachusetts Bar Associations and is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. He once won what was the largest single judgment in age discrimination at the time ($3.6 million) in the case of Kelley v. Airborne Freight Corporation d/b/a Airborne Express, 140 F.3d 335 (1st Cir. 1998). In addition, Dave Hanrahan has been lead counsel in numerous precedent setting cases:

Richards v. Thurston, 424 F.2d 1281 (1st Cir. 1970) - Constitutional Law - 14th Amendment Gordon v. Rokowsky, 531 F.Supp. 435 (D. Mass. 1982) (Real Estate Law)
Commonwealth v. Haas, 501 N.E.2d 1154 (1986) (Search and Seizure)
Sugarman v. Statler Industries, 21 Mass.App.Ct. 1111 (1983) (Minority Stockholders)
F.D.I.C. v. Parks, 63 F.3d 207 (C.A. 1 1985) (Banking; Director Liability)

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1966
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1968
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Other Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 1966 - Present (Member)
  • Boston Bar Association, 1975 - Present (Member)

Past Positions

  • United States Army, Captain

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: Note Editor, BU Law Review, '64-'66
  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, 1958
    B.A.
    Major: Industrial Design

Office Information

Address

101 Merrimac StreetSuite 810P.O. Box 9601 Boston, MA 02114

Fax

  • 617-227-7177

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About David G. Hanrahan

Included on the 2009 Massachusetts list


Past Lists

  • 2008 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list

View the profile for David G. Hanrahan on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

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