Michael J. Carpentier is an associate in the Litigation Department. He represents clients in complex commercial and environmental litigation, including CERCLA and M.G.L. Ch. 21E cases, as well as related insurance coverage issues.
Michael also represents an international manufacturer in numerous products liability actions, with a focus on asbestos-related litigation, across the United States.
Michael’s practice areas also include patent infringement litigation, where he has defended manufacturing and technology companies.
Michael devotes substantial time to the firm’s pro bono and civic and charitable efforts. He has represented pro bono clients before the Division of Unemployment Assistance and through the Legal-Medical Partnership for Children. He has also participated in the Citizen Schools Program’s mock trial program, aimed at introducing middle school children to the realm of law.
Michael currently serves on the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, which strives to ensure that traditionally underrepresented groups work at every level of Nutter and to advance Nutter’s position as a leader in the Boston-wide effort to build a legal community that reflects the wider communities we serve.
Prior to joining Nutter, Michael was a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York in Syracuse, New York.
During law school, he was involved with the Public Interest Law Union (PILU) as Chair of the 2006 Cornell Cabaret, which is a fundraiser to support students seeking public interest internships. He also served as an advisor for the Society for Women and Law.