Douglas K. Sheff

Douglas K. Sheff

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Boston, MA

Sheff Law Offices P.C.
 | The Daniel Webster Suite, 10 Tremont Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-227-7000
Fax: 617-227-8833
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Construction Litigation (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Douglas K. Sheff is the senior partner at Sheff Law Offices, P.C.  He has over twenty six years of experience in all aspects of personal injury law and has earned a reputation for obtaining consistent, outstanding recoveries for his clients.  He has received numerous honors and awards for his work as a lawyer, a consumer advocate and an educator.  Attorney Sheff is a nationally renowned brain injury litigation expert.  An accomplished writer and speaker, Mr. Sheff regularly lectures other attorneys, both inside and outside of Massachusetts, on issues regarding personal injury, and appears on television, radio and in print media as a legal expert in the field.  Attorney Sheff is a Past-President of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA).  He serves on the American Association for Justice’s Board of Governors, its Leaders Forum and its Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group.  He has been appointed Trustee of the National College of Advocacy, which provides superior education and training for trial lawyers across the United States.  Mr. Sheff is a member of Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, a group of attorneys who support consumer rights nationwide.  He is Vice President of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and has chaired several of its committees.  He is Chair of the Workplace Safety Task Force, a multi-disciplined group of leading workplace safety experts in Massachusetts.  He is a fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation.  He is a member of the Academy of Catastrophic Injury Attorneys (ACIA).  Attorney Sheff is a Director of the Belli Society, a group recognized for innovative litigation techniques.  He received the ORT Award for integrity in the law.  He received MATA’s first annual Excellence in Advocacy Award.  He has been recognized in the publication, Lifesavers, for preventing injury through aggressive representation of victims of defective products.  Attorney Sheff is a recipient of the American Association of Justice’s Next Generation Award, and is a six time recipient of its Wiedeman Wysocki Award.  He was elected by his peers nationally to chair AAJ’s 100 State Delegates, and has served as Chair of its Council of Presidents, representing fifty thousand attorneys nationwide.  Mr. Sheff is responsible for decades of outstanding recoveries for his clients, including some of the largest recorded work related injury cases in Massachusetts history.  A listing of some of these recoveries can be found on line at http://www.shefflaw.com/.

About Douglas Sheff

Admitted: 1985, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.shefflaw.com/douglas-k-sheff/

Honors/Awards:

  • Douglas K. Sheff is the senior partner at Sheff Law Offices, P.C.  He has over twenty six years of experience in all aspects of personal injury law and has earned a reputation for obtaining consistent, outstanding recoveries for his clients.  He has received numerous honors and awards for his work as a lawyer, a consumer advocate and an educator.  Attorney Sheff is a nationally renowned brain injury litigation expert.  An accomplished writer and speaker, Mr. Sheff regularly lectures other attorneys, both inside and outside of Massachusetts, on issues regarding personal injury, and appears on television, radio and in print media as a legal expert in the field.  Attorney Sheff is a Past-President of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA).  He serves on the American Association for Justice’s Board of Governors, its Leaders Forum and its Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group.  He has been appointed Trustee of the National College of Advocacy, which provides superior education and training for trial lawyers across the United States.  Mr. Sheff is a member of Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, a group of attorneys who support consumer rights nationwide.  He is Vice President of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and has chaired several of its committees.  He is Chair of the Workplace Safety Task Force, a multi-disciplined group of leading workplace safety experts in Massachusetts.  He is a fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation.  He is a member of the Academy of Catastrophic Injury Attorneys (ACIA).  Attorney Sheff is a Director of the Belli Society, a group recognized for innovative litigation techniques.  He received the ORT Award for integrity in the law.  He received MATA’s first annual Excellence in Advocacy Award.  He has been recognized in the publication, Lifesavers, for preventing injury through aggressive representation of victims of defective products.  Attorney Sheff is a recipient of the American Association of Justice’s Next Generation Award, and is a six time recipient of its Wiedeman Wysocki Award.  He was elected by his peers nationally to chair AAJ’s 100 State Delegates, and has served as Chair of its Council of Presidents, representing fifty thousand attorneys nationwide.  Mr. Sheff is responsible for decades of outstanding recoveries for his clients, including some of the largest recorded work related injury cases in Massachusetts history.  A listing of some of these recoveries can be found on line at http://www.shefflaw.com/.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Past Trustee - National College of Advocacy
  • Director - Belli Society
  • Fellow - Massachusetts Bar Foundation
  • Governor - American Association for Justice  
  • Vice President - Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Past President - Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Douglas Sheff received the ORT Award for integrity in the law.  The Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorney's honored him with the first annual Excellence in Advocacy Award for his representation of victims of traumatic brain injury. He is also recognized in the publication, Lifesavers, for preventing injury through aggressive representation of victims of defective products.  Finally, he is a recipient of the American Association of Justice's Next Generation Award, and is a six time recipient of its Wiedemann Wysocki Award.

Educational Background:

  • Boston College Law School, Boston University School of Law, University Of London, University of Michigan
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Office Location for Douglas K. Sheff

The Daniel Webster Suite
10 Tremont Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

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Last Updated: 3/14/2019

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