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Mark J. Albano

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Springfield, MA

Albano Law, LLC
One Monarch Place, Suite 1330
Springfield, MA 01144-4009
Phone: 413-353-3358
Fax: 413-746-9224
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

At Albano Law, LLC, Mark J. Albano represents clients in matters of serious personal injury and complex business litigation, including insurance coverage matters, catastrophic injury and motor vehicle litigation. His practice extends to those living in Springfield, Massachusetts, along with the Worcester and Boston area. In 2015, and for each year since, he was named by U.S. News as Best Lawyer.  For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he has held since 1986 the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Albano graduated magna cum laude from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, then moved on to Boston College Law School. There he graduated cum laude with his Juris Doctor in 1980.  He now has nearly four decades of experience in civil litigation, handling many complex and multi-million dollar cases.

Admitted to practice by the Supreme Judicial Court in the state of Massachusetts since 1980, Mr. Albano is also admitted to practice before many federal courts. These include the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States Tax Court, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.

A Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and a panel arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, Mr. Albano also has active memberships in the American Association for Justice, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Hampden County Bar Association, of which hi is a past President. To give back to his community, he is also a member of the Town of Wilbraham Zoning Board of Appeals.

* 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
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 30%Insurance Coverage
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance, Motor Vehicle Accidents


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022

About Mark J. Albano

First Admitted: 1980

Professional Webpage:


  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Boston Magazine, 2008-2020
  • 2015 - 2020 Editions of U.S. News - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale- Hubbell, 1986

Representative Clients

  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Lloyds of London, The CHUBB Group of Insurance Companies, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Inc.

Educational Background

  • Boston College, B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, May, 1977

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Life Member, Massachusetts Bar Foundation
  • Elms College, Paralegal and Legal Studies Program Advisory Board 1995 to 2018
  • Associate Member, Town of Wilbraham, Zoning Board of Appeals, 1999 to present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Insurance Coverage
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Practical Skills Course on Civil Litigation
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Ch. 93A Practice and Procedures
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Direct and Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Preliminary Injunctions
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Evidentiary Issues in at Trial in Superior Court
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Summary Judgment
  • Chapter 93A Rights and Remedies; Ch. 8, Procedural Issues, M. Botsford, et al. (MCLE, 1989 with 2010 supplement). The Standards for Irreparable Harm in Massachusetts, (MCLE, 1991), reprinted in The Best of MCLE (1992)
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Issues in Automobile Cases
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Bar Association, How to Handle a Ch. 93A and 176D Case
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Bar Association, Chapters 93A and 176D Update
  • Lecturer, Massachusetts Bar Association, Evidence for the Civil Litigator
  • Lecturer, The Flaschner Judicial Institute

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association
  • Member, Hampden County Bar Association, Mediation and ADR Program
  • Federal CJA  Defender Panel, 1986 - 2013
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, Superior Court Bench Bar Committee, 2008 - Present
  • Chair, Superior Court Bench Bar Committee, 2004-2007
  • Member, Hampden County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1990-Present
  • 1980, American, Massachusetts and Hampden County Bar Associations. President of Hampden County Bar Association (2008-2009) 1982, American Association for Justice, 1985, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. 1986, Panel Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association. 1992, Defense Research Institute. 1992, Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Foundation. 1996, Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Mark J. Albano

One Monarch Place
Suite 1330
Springfield, MA 01144-4009

Phone: 413-353-3358

Fax: 413-746-9224

Last Updated: 9/30/2022

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