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Andrew J. McElaney

Retired / Boston


Andy McElaney is a retired senior of counsel in Nutter's Litigation Department. He concentrated his practice on trials and appeals of civil cases, with a focus on product liability litigation and cases involving constitutional and civil rights claims, administrative law, partnership and other contract disputes, legal malpractice, employment, copyright, trademark and patents, real estate, unfair trade practices, insurance coverage, construction and environmental law.

News & Insights




  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, 2009 & 2010
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition, 2011 
  • Best Lawyers Product Liability Litigation - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year," 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2007-2021
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2004-2020
  • New England Super Lawyers, 2012 

Education & Admissions


Boston College Law School, J.D.
College of the Holy Cross, B.A.


  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


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