Shawn P. O'Rourke

Shawn P. O'Rourke

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Charlestown, MA

O'Rourke & Hawk, LLP
 | 529 Main Street, Suite 214
Charlestown, MA 02129
Phone: 617-337-3191
Fax: 617-337-3194
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017, 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Shawn O'Rourke is a partner at O'Rourke & Hawk, LLP, a Charlestown-based law firm that focuses on litigation and family law.  Mr. O'Rourke concentrates his practice in civil litigation, including personal injury, construction, real estate, estates and trusts, fiduciary, professional liability, and landlord tenant litigation.  He has over 20 years of experience and has successfully tried, arbitrated, mediated, and settled numerous complex cases.  He brings a dedicated, practical, and cost-effective approach to litigating disputes and, when appropriate, resolving them.  


About Shawn O'Rourke

Admitted: 1992, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Smaller Business Association of New England, Chair of the Government Affairs Committee (2006 - 2008); Executive Committee (2006 - 2008)
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Middlesex County Superior Court, Volunteer Conciliator

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


  • $750,000 settlement in medical malpractice case where over sedation caused wrongful death in a stroke patient
  • $1,500,000 settlement in medical malpractice case involving misdiagnosed infection
  • $1,900,000 settlement in a construction negligence case
  • $6,600,000 settlement for negligence in administering anesthesia, resulting in coma
Office Location for Shawn P. O'Rourke

529 Main Street
Suite 214
Charlestown, MA 02129

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Last Updated: 5/28/2019

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