our team

Our attorneys have a longstanding record of success, and we take pride in the positive results we have obtained for our clients through motions, mediations, arbitrations, and trial.

The firm's attorneys have extensive trial experience. The firm's litigation practice handles complex matters in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. (For a more comprehensive list of areas of practice, click here.) Additionally, our attorneys are adept at providing coverage opinions in any area of insurance law and corporate advice to our clients. In addition, our attorneys perform investigation of alleged workplace discrimination, harassment and other alleged employment policy violations.

Our attorneys routinely provide seminars to clients on a variety of legal issues and are always available to provide a presentation upon a client's request.

Thomas M. Tang, Partner
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Mr. Tang is a founding partner of the firm. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Massachusetts and Connecticut, the federal court of Massachusetts and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Tang has successfully mediated, arbitrated, and tried numerous cases to verdict in the Massachusetts Superior Court and District Court. He handles complex matters involving corporate law, liquor liability, trucking accidents, motor vehicle torts, premises liability, insurance coverage and reinsurance, construction litigation, bad faith litigation, worker's compensation, subrogation, products liability and environmental law. Mr. Tang has spoken at numerous lectures and seminars at the American Licensed Beverage Association conference in Las Vegas to the Night Club and Bar Industry on dram shop liability and how to protect their assets.

Education

- New England School of Law, J.D., 1998

- Boston College, B.A., 1993


Bar & Court Admissions

- Commonwealth of Massachusetts

- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

- State of Connecticut

- U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

- U.S. Supreme Court


Professional Associations & Memberships

- Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association,
   Board of Directors (2007 - Present)

- Massachusetts Bar Association

- Defense Research Institute

- Boston College Club, Membership Committee

Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Employment Law

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Liquor Liability

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

- Wills & Estate Planning

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Arthur E. Maravelis, Partner
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Mr. Maravelis is a founding partner of the firm. His practice focuses defending matters involving municipal, construction, transportation, general liability and product liability litigation in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Additionally, his practice concentrates on coverage analysis and bad faith litigation. Mr. Maravelis has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict in the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Trial Courts.

Mr. Maravelis has written and spoken at numerous lectures and seminars on issues including examining expert witnesses, automotive litigation, and employment practices.

Education

- Suffolk University, J.D., 1993, Cum Laude
    *Suffolk University Law Review, Editor

- Tufts University, B.A., 1990


Bar & Court Admissions

- Commonwealth of Massachusetts

- State of New Hampshire

- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

- U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire

- U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit


Professional Associations & Memberships

- Massachusetts Bar Association

- New Hampshire Bar Association

- Defense Research Institute

- Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association

Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Employment Law

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Liquor Liability

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

- Wills & Estate Planning

- Workplace Harassment / Discrimination Investigation

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Stephanie S. Berry, Director
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Ms. Berry's practice focuses on civil litigation in the state and federal courts of Connecticut and Rhode Island, as well as the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Disputes Court. Her areas of practice are motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, general litigation, insurance coverage, products liability, and liquor liability. Attorney Berry has successfully mediated, arbitrated, and tried numerous cases to verdict.

Education

- Quinnipiac College School of Law, J.D., 1999

- University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1996


Bar & Court Admissions

- State of Connecticut

- State of Rhode Island

- U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

- U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island

- Mohegan Tribal Gaming Disputes Court


Professional Associations & Memberships

- Connecticut Bar Association

- Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association

- Rhode Island Bar Association

- Junior League of Rhode Island

Main Practice Areas

- Arbitrations and Mediation

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Employment Law

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Liquor Liability

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

- Wills & Estate Planning

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Deawn C. Takahashi, Director
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Ms. Takahashi's practice focuses on the areas of Insurance Defense Litigation, Insurance Coverage, Subrogation and Premises Liability. Ms. Takahashi began her practice in a general civil practice, including corporate law, estate planning, bankruptcy matters, employment law, worker's compensation, and civil litigation before moving into the area of insurance defense and general litigation defense. Ms. Takahashi has experience handling matters through trial in the court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Education

- Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2003

- The Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 2000


Bar & Court Admissions

- Commonwealth of Massachusetts

- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

- U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit


Professional Associations & Memberships

- Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association

Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Employment Law

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Liquor Liability

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

- Wills & Estate Planning

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Andrew T. Imbriglio, Director
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Mr. Imbriglio's practice focuses primarily on insurance defense litigation and general business litigation. Prior to joining Tang & Maravelis, Mr. Imbriglio was an associate at a mid-size Boston law firm where he focused his practice on professional liability defense and general business litigation for a large international franchisor. Mr. Imbriglio has experience representing clients through all stages of litigation including trial and appeal.

Education

- Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 2009
  *Business Managing Editor of the QUISL Heath Law Journal

- Bentley College, B.S., Magna Cum Laude, 2006


Bar & Court Admissions

- Commonwealth of Massachusetts

- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts


Professional Associations & Memberships

- Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association


Awards

- Massachusetts Super Lawyers - Rising Star: 2012, 2013, 2014.

Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Employment Law

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Liquor Liability

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

- Wills & Estate Planning

- Workplace Harassment / Discrimination Investigation

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Steven M. O'Brien, Director
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Mr. O'Brien joined Tang & Maravelis in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. O'Brien was a Senior Trial Attorney for Zurich Insurance Company. While with Zurich, Mr. O'Brien participated in the longest civil trial in the history of New York County achieving a favorable verdict for his client for which he received the Gold Award from Zurich Insurance Company. Mr. O'Brien spent his professional career practicing in the areas of medical malpractice, construction law, products liability, employment law, premises liability, auto liability and catastrophic general liability. Mr. O'Brien has extensive trial experience primarily in the Superior Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Mr. O'Brien is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the MassDLA. Mr. O'Brien has lectured at the Massachusetts Bar Association and the MassDLA on topics including: How to Try Your First Jury Case, Traps for The Unwary, Deposition Practice, and Understanding the Litigation Process. Mr. O'Brien is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Education

- New England School of Law, J.D., 1983

- Tufts University, B.A., 1978


Bar & Court Admissions

- Commonwealth of Massachusetts

- State of New Hampshire

- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

- U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire

- U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit


Professional Associations & Memberships

- Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association

- Massachusetts Bar Association


Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Employment Law

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Liquor Liability

- Medical Malpractice

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

- Wills & Estate Planning

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William P. Antonoff, Senior Counsel
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Mr. Antonoff's practice focuses on the areas of Insurance Defense Litigation, Subrogation and Premises Liability. Mr. Antonoff began his practice in a general civil practice, including corporate law, estate planning, bankruptcy matters, employment law, worker's compensation, and civil litigation before moving into the area of insurance defense and general litigation defense. Mr. Antoff has experience handling matters through trial in the court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and State of Connecticut.

Education

- New England School of Law, J.D., 1997

- University of Massachusetts Amherst, B.A., 1985


Bar & Court Admissions

- Commonwealth of Massachusetts

- State of Connecticut

- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

- U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut


Professional Associations & Memberships

- Massachusetts Bar Association

Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Employment Law

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Liquor Liability

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

- Wills & Estate Planning

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Sarah A. Shipley, Associate
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Ms. Shipley's practice focuses on civil litigation in the State Courts of Massachusetts. Her areas of practice are motor vehicle liability, premises liability, general litigation, products liability, property insurance, subrogation, and insurance coverage. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Shipley served as a Law Clerk to the Justices of the Superior Court of Massachusetts.

Education

- Boston College Law School, J.D., 2010
  *Journal of Law and Social Justice, Articles Editor, 2009-2010

- Boston College, B.A., Cum Laude, 2006


Bar & Court Admissions

- Commonwealth of Massachusetts

- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Employment Law

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

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Ryan L. McLean, Associate
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Mr. McLean's practice focuses on civil litigation in the State Courts of Connecticut. His areas of practice are motor vehicle liability, premises liability, general litigation, insurance coverage, and liquor liability. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. McLean worked as a clerk for the Connecticut Superior Court

Education

- University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2015
    *CALI Awards for Excellence in Property Law, and Trademarks
    *Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, Associate Editor

- University of Connecticut, Dual Degree B.A. and B.S., magna cum laude, 2012


Bar & Court Admissions

- State of Connecticut

Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Liquor Liability

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

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Brian N. Goldberg, Director
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Mr. Goldberg's practice focuses on civil litigation in the state and federal courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. His areas of practice are medical malpractice, motor vehicle liability, premises liability, general litigation, products liability, and employment law. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Goldberg was an associate at a Rhode Island law firm where he focused his practice on medical malpractice, civil litigation, employment law and criminal law. He has successfully mediated, arbitrated and tried numerous cases to verdict in the state and federal courts of Rhode Island.

Education

- Roger Williams School of Law, Cum Laude, J.D., 2006
    *Honors Program
    *Presidential Scholarship recipient
    *Honors Program, Moot Court Board
    *CALI Award for Excellence in Income Tax Law

- Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 2000


Professional Associations & Memberships

- Massachusetts Bar Association

- Rhode Island Bar Association

- The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers

- Defense Research Institute


Bar & Court Admissions

- State of Rhode Island

- Commonwealth of Massachusetts

- U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island

- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Criminal Defense

- Employment Law

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Liquor Liability

- Medical Malpractice

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

- Wills & Estate Planning

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Laura Share, Associate
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Ms. Share's practice focuses on civil litigation in the State Courts of Connecticut. Her areas of practice are motor vehicle liability, premises liability, general litigation, insurance coverage, and liquor liability. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Share was an associate at a Connecticut law firm where she focused her practice on criminal law and civil litigation.

Education

- Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2013

- Union College, cum laude, 2009


Bar & Court Admissions

- State of Connecticut

Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Transportation Litigation

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Michael W. Bell, Associate
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Mr. Bell's practice focuses on civil litigation in the State Courts of Massachusetts. His areas of practice are motor vehicle liability, products liability, premises liability, general litigation, insurance coverage, and liquor liability. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bell worked as an associate as a Massachusetts law firm focusing in civil litigation.

Education

- Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 2016

- Wheaton College, B.A., 2013


Bar & Court Admissions

- Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Main Practice Areas

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Liquor Liability

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation

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Hillary J. Garland, Associate
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Ms. Garland's practice focuses on civil litigation in the State and Federal Courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Her areas of practice are motor vehicle liability, premises liability, general litigation, products liability, collections, landlord tenant, and education law. Prior to joining Tang & Maravelis, Ms. Garland was an associate at a Rhode Island law firm where she focused her practice on insurance defense, construction litigation, family law, education law, personal injury and landlord/tenant law. Attorney Garland has successfully mediated, arbitrated and tried numerous cases to verdict.

Education

- Roger Williams School of Law, 2006

- University of Rhode Island, B.A., 2003
    *Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society


Professional Associations & Memberships

- Massachusetts Bar Association

- Rhode Island Bar Association

- Rhode Island Super Lawyers - Rising Star 2017


Bar & Court Admissions

- State of Rhode Island

- Commonwealth of Massachusetts

- U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island

General Litigation

- Automobile Liability

- Bad Faith Litigation

- Construction Litigation

- Corporate Advice

- Education Law

- Employment Law

- Environmental Litigation

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

- Insurance Defense Litigation

- Landlord/Tenant

- Liquor Liability

- Municipal Law

- Premises Liability

- Products Liability

- Property Insurance

- Subrogation

- Transportation Litigation


Awards

- Rhode Island Super Lawyers - Rising Star 2017

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David A. Ursillo, Of  Counsel

Mr. Ursillo is of counsel to the firm. He began his legal career with a clerkship in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. He then joined a South Carolina firm before relocating his practice to Rhode Island in 2002. He is admitted to practice in the State of Rhode Island as well as various federal courts.

Education

- Ohio Northern University, J.D., 1997

- Rhode Island College, 1994


Bar & Court Admissions

- State of Rhode Island

- U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

- U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island

- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

- U.S. Tax Court

Main Practice Areas

- General Litigation

- Insurance Coverage

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