• EDUCATION
  • ADMISSIONS

    Bar
    Massachusetts
    Pennsylvania

    Courts
    U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • DISTINCTIONS

    IADC Trial Academy – Completed an intensive seven-day program led by the country’s most well respected trial attorneys

  • DID YOU KNOW?

    Robert Boston authored "Reducing the Risks Involved in Prescribing Mood Stabilizers Off-Label to Bipolar Children," which appeared in an academic journal.

Robert L. Boston, Partner

Robert L. Boston has defended national and international companies in asbestos litigation, toxic tort and product liability claims involving electrical distribution equipment, automobiles, appliances, commercial piping, metal halide lamps, medical devices and a variety of other products. His practice is focused on asbestos litigation and products liability. He has also defended manufacturers and distributors of generic pharmaceuticals in ANDA and Hatch-Waxman litigation in mass torts and multidistrict litigations. His wide ranging litigation experience also includes commercial disputes, construction litigation, premises liability, and the defense of healthcare professionals, lawyers and engineers in professional liability actions.

His courtroom experience includes leading and assisting in numerous bench and jury trials. He also has extensive appellate experience having briefed and argued several cases before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

Rob also has experience representing individuals and developers before municipal boards in zoning matters. His municipal law experience also included appointment as solicitor for a township zoning hearing board.


  • Briefed and argued seminal asbestos case Morin v. AutoZone, before the Appeals Court of Massachusetts. That case clarified the standard for causation in all asbestos cases in Massachusetts and remains the governing law today.
  • Secured appellate victory for the Avon Grove School District before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in a case where the parents of a private school child contended that the school district’s provision of transportation violated The Public School Code of 1949.
  • Briefed and argued a case before the Appeals Court of Massachusetts involving the scope and application of the statute of repose for medical malpractice cases in Massachusetts.
  • "Reducing the Risks Involved in Prescribing Mood Stabilizers Off-Label to Bipolar Children"
  • 2011 HealthLaw Conference – Assisted in developing and presenting this program as a member of the MBA’s Health Law Section.