Robert P. Powers

Robert P. Powers

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Boston, MA

Melick & Porter, LLP
 | One Liberty Square, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 617-502-9610
Fax: 617-523-8130
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (40%),
  • Appellate (30%),
  • Employment & Labor (30%)
Attorney Profile

Bob joined the firm in 1984 after graduating from law school and has made it his professional home. In the years since, he has tried numerous jury cases in both federal and state courts involving a variety of civil matters, including professional malpractice, insurance coverage and general liability claims. Bob oversees our firm's appellate practice and has successfully argued cases before the First Circuit Court of Appeals, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Among his reported decisions are Carr v. Howard, 426 Mass. 514 (1998), a seminal Massachusetts decision addressing the scope of the medical peer review privilege in malpractice litigation, and Hipsaver v. Kiel, 464 Mass. 517 (2013), a key Massachusetts decision protecting medical professionals and scientists against claims of commercial disparagements based on published results of their research.

About Robert Powers

Admitted: 1985, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.melicklaw.com/attorney/robert-powers

Honors/Awards:

  • Received award from Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as one of its "2012 Lawyers of the Year" at its annual Leaders In The Law dinner on March 7, 2013., 2012 Lawyer of the Year, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • A featured speaker at the Winter Educational Conference of the Massachusetts Society of Health Care Risk Management on March21, 2013.    MSHRM is an organization of healthcare risk management, legal, insurance and claims professionals dedicated to advancing healthcare safety, quality and loss prevention., 2013

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Hipsaver v. Kiel, 464 Mass. 517 (2013), a key Massachusetts decision protecting medical professionals and scientists against claims of commercial disparagements based on the published results of their research., 2013
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Office Location for Robert P. Powers

One Liberty Square
7th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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