Morgan J. Gray

Top rated workers' compensation attorney in Quincy, Massachusetts

Law Offices of Morgan J. Gray, P.C.
Morgan J. Gray
Law Offices of Morgan J. Gray, P.C.

Practice Areas: Workers' compensation, Social security disability, Transportation & maritime; view more

Licensed in Massachusetts since: 1991

Education: Suffolk University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
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Law Offices of Morgan J. Gray, P.C.

21 Franklin Street, Suite 14
Quincy, MA 02169 Visit website

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Morgan J. Gray is the founder and principal attorney of the Law Offices of Morgan J. Gray, P.C., located in Quincy, Massachusetts. Attorney Gray brings thirty (30) years of experience spanning multiple practice areas to bear on an array of matters primarily concerning the representation injured workers. His office handles workers' compensation cases throughout Massachusetts, as we as Social Security Disability cases nationally. He also represents state, county and municipal employees, as well as police officers, firefighters, and other public safety personnel who suffer an injury at work or in the line of duty and/or are seeking disability retirement benefits. He has enjoyed great success on the other side of the docket, defending uninsured employers before the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents.  

The remainder of his practice is dedicated to taking on the complex matters of injured longshoreman, seamen and other maritime personnel nationwide as well as overseas. Certified as a Proctor in Admiralty by the Maritime Law Association of the United States since 2010, he is highly regarded for his knowledge of maritime laws, including the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, the Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act, and the Defense Base Act, all of which were created to ensure that injured maritime personnel receive the monetary and medical benefits to which they are entitled in the event of a workplace injury.

Mr. Gray is a graduate of Saint Michael's College and attended Suffolk University Law School, achieving dean's list honors and earning his law degree in 1991. Prior to founding his firm in 1996, he worked as an associate attorney for two Massachusetts firms and presided over evidentiary hearings for the Boston Retirement Board.

A frequent speaker on maritime law and workers' compensation topics at continuing legal education seminars, conventions and insurance seminars, Mr. Gray is a fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and who currently serves in the House of Delegates of the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA). In 2020 he was selected and served on the MBA Executive Nominating Committee.  In 2021 he was selected to serve on the MBA Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments and in 2021 he was selected as a Hearing Officer for the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers.  Attorney Gray currently serves as a Council Member for the Bar Association of Norfolk County. He has been recognized by the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group as one of the nation's leading workers' compensation attorneys.  He has also served on the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army of Quincy since 2012 and is an active member of the Quincy Chamber of Commerce.

Practice areas

Workers' compensation: claimant, Social security disability, Transportation/maritime, Administrative law, Employee benefits, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Personal injury - plaintiff

  • 30% Workers' compensation: claimant
  • 20% Social security disability
  • 20% Transportation/maritime
  • 10% Administrative law
  • 10% Employee benefits
  • 10% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1991, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://lomjgray.com/morgan-j-gray

Educational Background:
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, 1983 - 1984 History Major
  • Saint Michael's College, Winooski Park, Colchester, VT, May 1987 Bachelor of Arts - Political Science/American Studies Dean’s List Big Brother/Big Sister Executive Committee Member
  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA, May 1991 Juris Doctor Dean’s List American Bar Association, Law Student Division Representative, 1989 -1991
Honors/Awards:
  • Service and Dedication Award, Presented May 1991 , Suffolk University Law School
  • Silver Key Award, Presented May 1991, American Bar Association, Law Student Division
  • The McDermott Award, Presented May 1995, Suffolk University Law School
  • Recognized as a Proctor in Admiralty, Proctor in Admiralty, Maritime Law Association, 2010
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation - IOLTA Grant Advisory Committees (GAC)
  • Delegate to the Massachusetts Bar Association House of Delegates, 2014
  • Advisory Board - Salvation Army of Quincy, 2012
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Assistant Editor, Massachusetts Bar Association Traps of the Unwary, 3rd Edition, 1995
  • November 19,1993, Author, “Noncompensability of Recreational Injuries Gains in the Bay State,, 1993
  • January, 1992, Author, Issue Update/Workers' Compensation, Massachusetts Defense Lawyers' Association Newsletter, 1992
  • December, 1991, Author, Issue Update/Workers' Compensation, Massachusetts Defense Lawyers' Association Newsletter, 1991
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Proctor in Admiralty, 2010
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers - Hearing Officer, 2021
  • Massachusetts Bar Association House of Delegates, 2021
  • Massachusetts Bar Association Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments, 2021
  • Salvation Army - Quincy Chapter, Member of the Board of Advisors 2012- present
  • United States First Circuit Court of Appeals (Admitted November 9, 1995)
  • Committee for Public Counsel Services, Private Counsel Division - Past Member
  • American Ireland Fund, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division- Past Director
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Sustaining Member
  • Bar Association of Norfolk County, Council Member
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers' Association, Past-Member
  • Massachusetts' Bar (Admitted December 17, 1991)
  • Suffolk University Law School Barrister's Committee, Past-Chair
  • Christopher S. Hayes' Memorial Scholarship Committee, Past-Director
  • Catholic Lawyers Guild, Member
  • Real Estate Bar Association, Past-Member
  • Quincy Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association Social Security & Public Employee Retirement Practice Group, 2015
  • United States Disbict Court, District of Massachusetts (Admitted May 28, 1992) 
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation, IOLTA Grant Advisory Committees (GAC)
  • Quincy Bar Association, Member
  • Mariners Club of Massachusetts, 2015
  • The Eire Society of Boston, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar foundation - Life Fellow
Industry Groups:
  • Defense Base Act
  • General Litigation
  • Jone's Act And Non-Appropriated Funds Instumentalities Act)
  • Maritime (Longshore And Harbor Workers
  • Personal Injury
  • Public Employee Retirement
  • Real Estate And Government Relations
  • Social Security
  • Workers Compensation

Office location for Morgan J. Gray

21 Franklin Street, Suite 14
Quincy, MA 02169

Phone: 617-479-3000

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9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022

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