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Michael J. Mazurczak

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Boston, MA

Melick & Porter, LLP
One Liberty Square, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 617-502-9640
Fax: 617-523-8130
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 1989
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Defense, Civil Litigation: Defense, General Litigation
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael J. Mazurczak is a member of the Melick & Porter, LLP, law firm, and he serves clients throughout New England from the firm's Boston, Massachusetts, office. An award-winning and highly rated attorney, Mr. Mazurczak devotes his practice primarily to defending his clients during complex litigation cases involving employment law disputes and other civil litigation matters.

In addition, he also provides general counsel and defense representation to businesses, corporations and other employers to help bring them into compliance with employment law regulations and protect their interests in employment-related litigation. Throughout his 28-year career, Mr. Mazurczak has handled cases involving a wide range of disputes, including all of the following:

·         Housing discrimination

·         Retaliation claims

·         Premises liability accidents

·         Liquor liability

·         Construction litigation

·         Environmental litigation

·         Sexual abuse litigation

·         Product liability

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mr. Mazurczak graduated from Marquette University in 1986. He then returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School in 1989, where he received the Dean's Award for Outstanding Service to the Law School and Profession. While in law school, Mr. Mazurczak was heavily involved with the school's law review as well as with the journal of the National Sports Law Institute, serving as executive editor for both.

Since graduation, Mr. Mazurczak has continued to use his extensive knowledge of labor and employment law to educate other legal professionals, publishing numerous articles and conducting lectures throughout the country on a variety of related legal topics.

Having received many awards and honors for his professionalism and high ethical standards, Mr. Mazurczak holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. He was also elected to the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Inc., and is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

Committed to both his practice and his community, Mr. Mazurczak is active in several professional legal associations, and he volunteers his time and services to various local and regional nonprofit, educational and youth-related organizations.

*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.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 30%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 20%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022

About Michael J. Mazurczak

First Admitted: 1989

Professional Webpage:


  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Dean's Award for Outstanding Service to the Law School and Profession
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer
  • New England Super Lawyers
  • National Super Lawyers
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Executive Editor, Journal of the National Sports Law Institute
  • Executive Editor, Marquette Law Review

Educational Background

  • Marquette University, B.A., Philosophy, 1986

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Metro Lacrosse
  • Justice Bridge
  • Island Creek Oyster Foundation
  • Eagle Hill School Mock Trial Team, Coach
  • Eagle Hill School Parent Advisory Board, Co-chairperson
  • Board of Directors of local Boy Scout Council, Chair of Risk Management Committee

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • National Association of Professional Employer Organizations
  • National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Plymouth County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Tort and Insurance Practice Sections
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Trial Practice and Procedure and ADR Practice Group
  • United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District, Wisconsin
  • United States District Court, Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Wisconsin
  • Massachusetts

Industry Groups

  • Litigation Defense Research Institute
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Office Location for Michael J. Mazurczak

One Liberty Square
7th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

Phone: 617-502-9640

Fax: 617-523-8130

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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