Robert T. Gill, Esq.
In the course of his professional liability practice, Mr. Gill has represented hundreds of professionals. Mr. Gill has represented lawyers, accountants, investment advisors, bankers, insurance professionals, educators, town officials and officers and directors of corporations. Mr. Gill has recently successfully represented a law firm in what is believed to be the longest malpractice trial in Massachusetts. He has also represented the lawyer in the largest defalcation case ever reported in Massachusetts. In addition, Mr. Gill has defended a number of intellectual property and patent law firms in malpractice suits. Mr. Gill handles insurance coverage cases.
In his commercial litigation practice, Mr. Gill represents a wide variety of corporations and partnerships in business, commercial and real estate related litigation. He has handled matters including MGLA 93A (the Massachusetts unfair competition statute), fraud, misrepresentation, employment, share holder litigation in both public and closely held corporations, breach of fiduciary duty, partnership disputes, securities issues, breach of contract, business torts, ERISA, trademark and other intellectual property issues. In addition, Mr. Gill has a variety of software and web-based companies as clients.
In November 2004, and again in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009, Mr. Gill was selected as one of the State's "Super Lawyers" in a joint survey conducted by the publishers of Law & Politics magazine and Boston magazine as part of a special publication titled "The Top Attorneys in Massachusetts." Massachusetts Super Lawyers were chosen through an extensive process of polling, research and screening. Mr. Gill also has had an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell for many years.
Mr. Gill understands that mediation is a voluntary process. He believes in a merits based approach. Nevertheless, in many cases one or more of the parties is emotionally invested and needs help in working through the process that will allow him/her to come to a resolution that is satisfactory to all. Mr. Gill encourages the parties to exchange mediation memoranda prior to the hearing.
If the matter does not settle at the mediation meeting, Mr. Gill will follow up with the parties and continue his efforts to resolve the matter.
Mr. Gill has been a member of the American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators and has been a hearing committee member of the Board of Bar Overseers.
Mr. Gill graduated from Union College in 1969; Boston College Law School (JD) in 1973; and Boston College Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (MA Sociology) in 1973.