Morgan J. Gray

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Quincy, MA

Law Offices of Morgan J. Gray, P.C.
 | 21 Franklin Street, Suite 14, Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-479-3000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation (50%),
  • Social Security Disability (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of the Law Offices of Morgan J. Gray, P.C., located in Quincy, MA, Morgan J. Gray brings 23 years of experience spanning multiple practice areas to bear on an array of matters primarily injured workers. He represents several types of injured workers, including state-employed workers, as well as police officers and firefighters who suffer an injury in the line of duty, throughout Massachusetts in workers' compensation and Social Security Disability cases. He has also enjoyed great success on the other side of the docket, defending uninsured employers before the state's Department of Industrial Accidents.  

The remainder of his practice is dedicated to taking on the complex matters of injured seamen and other maritime personnel nationwide and overseas. Certified as a Proctor in Admiralty by the Maritime Law Association of the United States, he is highly regarded for his knowledge of maritime laws, including the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, the Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act, and the Defense Base Act, all of which were created to ensure that injured maritime personnel receive the benefits to which they are entitled in the event of a workplace injury .

Mr. Gray attended Suffolk University Law School, achieving dean's list honors and earning his law degree in 1991. Prior to founding his firm in 1996, he worked as an associate attorney for two Massachusetts firms and presided over evidentiary hearings for the Boston Retirement Board.

A frequent speaker on maritime law and workers' compensation topics at continuing legal education seminars, conventions and insurance seminars, Mr. Gray is a fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and was recently appointed to the House of Delegates of the Massachusetts Bar Association. In June 2014, he was recognized by the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group as one of the nation's leading workers' compensation attorneys.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (50%)

Social Security Disability (30%)

Personal Injury - General (20%)

Focus Areas

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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

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About Morgan Gray

Admitted: 1991, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.lomjgray.com/attorneys/Morgan-Gray-attorney-profi...

Honors and Awards:

  • Recognized as a Proctor in Admiralty
  • Silver Key Award, Presented May 1991, American Bar Association, Law Student Division
  • Service and Dedication Award, Presented May 1991 , Suffolk University Law School
  • The McDermott Award, Presented May 1995, Suffolk University Law School

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Proctor in Admiralty

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association Social Security & Public Employee Retirement Practice Group, 2015
  • Mariners Club of Massachusetts, 2015
  • United States Disbict Court, District of Massachusetts (Admitted May 28, 1992) 
  • Real Estate Bar Association, Past-Member
  • Committee for Public Counsel Services, Private Counsel Division - Past Member
  • The Beacon Society, Past Member
  • National Organization of Social Security Security Claimants' Representatives, Sustaining Member
  • Massachusetts Bar foundation - Life Fellow
  • Wollaston Golf Club, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division- Past Director
  • Christopher S. Hayes' Memorial Scholarship Committee, Past-Director
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation, IOLTA Grant Advisory Committees (GAC)
  • Suffolk University Law School Barrister's Committee, Past-Chair
  • Salvation Army - Quincy Chapter, Member of the Board of Advisors 2012- present
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers' Association, Past-Member
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Bar Association of Norfolk County, Member
  • Quincy Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • The Eire Society of Boston, Member
  • Catholic Lawyers Guild, Member
  • Quincy Bar Association, Member
  • American Ireland Fund, Member
  • United States First Circuit Court of Appeals (Admitted November 9, 1995)
  • Massachusetts' Bar (Admitted December 17, 1991)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Delegate to the Massachusetts Bar Association House of Delegates, 2014
  • Advisory Board - Salvation Army of Quincy, 2013
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation - IOLTA Grant Advisory Committees (GAC)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Assistant Editor, Massachusetts Bar Association Traps of the Unwary, 3rd Edition, 1995
  • December, 1991, Author, Issue Update/Workers' Compensation, Massachusetts Defense Lawyers' Association Newsletter
  • November 19,1993, Author, “Noncompensability of Recreational Injuries Gains in the Bay State,
  • January, 1992, Author, Issue Update/Workers' Compensation, Massachusetts Defense Lawyers' Association Newsletter

Educational Background:

  • Saint Michael's College, Winooski Park, Colchester, VT, May 1987 Bachelor of Arts - Political Science/American Studies Dean’s List Big Brother/Big Sister Executive Committee Member
  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA, May 1991 Juris Doctor Dean’s List American Bar Association, Law Student Division Representative, 1989 -1991
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, 1983 - 1984 History Major

Industry Groups

  • Defense Base Act
  • General Litigation
  • Jone's Act And Non-Appropriated Funds Instumentalities Act)
  • Maritime (Longshore And Harbor Workers
  • Personal Injury
  • Public Employee Retirement
  • Real Estate And Government Relations
  • Social Security
  • Workers Compensation
  • Office Location for Morgan J. Gray

    21 Franklin Street, Suite 14
    Quincy, MA 02169

    Phone: 617-479-3000

     

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