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Marc L. Breakstone

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Boston, MA

Breakstone, White & Gluck, P.C.
Two Center Plaza, Suite 530
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-723-7676
Fax: 617-723-7777
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2022
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Professional Liability: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Marc L. Breakstone is a principal and founder at Breakstone, White & Gluck in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Breakstone represents Massachusetts clients in personal injury matters involving bicycle accidents, bus accidents, car accidents, construction accidents, dog bites, pedestrian accidents, truck accidents and other catastrophic injuries.

Mr. Breakstone has been licensed to practice law in Massachusetts since 1986 and has more than three decades of experience litigating personal injury cases. He is also licensed before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and attained a law degree from Northeastern University School of Law.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Breakstone has litigated high-profile cases that have received national media attention. He has recovered substantial sums from settlements and verdicts for his clients.

Mr. Breakstone is AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell. He was also one of 10 attorneys selected for “lawyer of the year” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in 2002.

Actively involved in the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Mr. Breakstone is a member of the organization’s board of governors. As part of the board, he has taken on a leadership role relating to modifying the jury selection system in Massachusetts. He is also passionate about sharing his legal knowledge, frequently lecturing on topics including medical malpractice and trial strategies to various groups and at educational institutions such as Boston University School of Law, Northeastern University School of Law and Suffolk University Law School.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

About Marc L. Breakstone

First Admitted: 1986, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:


  • Top 100 New England Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer: Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice
  • "Superb" (A perfect 10), AVVO
  • Lawyer of the Year, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, one of ten selected, 2002
  • AV (top professional and ethical) rating, Martindale Hubbell

Educational Background

  • University of Michigan, B.S., 1981

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Board of Governors, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Northeastern University School of Law, Lecturer
  • Boston University Law School, Lecturer
  • Suffolk University Law School. Lecturer
  • "MCLE Medical Malpractice Update," Chair
  • "Introducing Evidence," Chair
  • "Demonstrative Evidence at Trial," Chair
  • "Advanced Depositions Workshop," Chair
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Office Location for Marc L. Breakstone

Two Center Plaza
Suite 530
Boston, MA 02108

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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