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Megan Shaughnessy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Quincy, MA

Shaughnessy Law Group, LLC
1245 Hancock Street, Suite 25
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-481-9293
Fax: 617-481-9069
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (50%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Megan Shaughnessy is the founder of the Shaughnessy Law Group, L.L.C., a law firm in Quincy, Massachusetts. Ms. Shaughnessy devotes her practice exclusively to personal injury law, serving clients in Quincy, Boston and throughout the South Shore of Massachusetts, including Suffolk and Norfolk counties.

Ms. Shaughnessy has several years of experience with all types of personal injury matters. She is dedicated to advocating on behalf of injured clients and fighting to ensure they receive justice and fair compensation. Over the course of her time in practice, she has been involved in numerous arbitrations, mediations and trials, resulting in numerous successful settlements and verdicts.

Before founding her firm, Ms. Shaughnessy spent several years as an associate at a Massachusetts firm. This role allowed her to gain experience in a wide variety of civil litigation areas, including contract disputes, discrimination, employment disputes, housing matters, personal injury and real estate.

After earning bachelor’s degrees in legal studies and psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She received her law degree from Suffolk University School of Law and obtained her license to practice law in 2008. She holds a license before all Massachusetts state courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Outside of her practice, Ms. Shaughnessy is dedicated to giving back to her local community. She serves on the board of FAMILY Movement, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping youth and homeless individuals. She assists them with finding transitional and stable housing, and appears in courtroom proceedings on their behalf.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

About Megan Shaughnessy

First Admitted: 2012, Massachusetts

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Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of F.A.M.I.L.Y. Movement, Family Advocate

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Massachusetts State Bar, 2012
  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2014

Educational Background

  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies and Psychology, 2008
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Office Location for Megan Shaughnessy

1245 Hancock Street
Suite 25
Quincy, MA 02169

Phone: 617-481-9293

Fax: 617-481-9069

Last Updated: 6/22/2021

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