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 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
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.

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About Marc Breakstone

Admitted: 1986, Massachusetts

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Honors and Awards:

  • AV (top professional and ethical) rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • "Superb" (A perfect 10), AVVO
  • Lawyer of the Year, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, one of ten selected, 2002
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer: Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice, 2004-2017
  • Top 100 New England Super Lawyer, 2016
  • Top 100 New England Super Lawyer, 2009
  • Top 100 New England Super Lawyer, 2011-2013
  • Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyer, 2006
  • Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyer, 2008-2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

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

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, B.S., 1981
Office Location for Marc L. Breakstone

Two Center Plaza
Suite 530
Boston, MA 02108

Phone: 617-723-7676

Fax: 617-723-7777


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Last Updated: 3/13/2018

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