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Joseph T. Toomey

Partner / Boston

Overview

Joseph T. Toomey is a partner in Nutter’s Litigation Department. Financial institutions, close corporations, and multinational corporations rely on Joe in complex litigation, including government investigations, commercial disputes, and securities litigation. Joe regularly represents clients in investigations before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Massachusetts Securities Division, and other state and federal agencies.

Notable Experience and Client Impact

  • Assisted in advising a closely-held corporation in a shareholder derivative suit 
  • Played key role in counseling an insurance company in class action litigation for alleged violations of state statutes 
  • Serve on team representing a bank in a regulatory investigation 
  • Advised a manufacturer of building products in a trial concerning allegations of fraud, breach of contract, and breach of warranty

Joe is active in Nutter’s pro bono efforts. He has represented clients before the Probate and Family Court, Immigration Court, Boston Fair Housing Commission, and U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Joe recently secured permanent resident status for a young woman in removal proceedings in Immigration Court.

Prior to joining Nutter, Joe gained previous legal experience working as an intern in the Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, where he assisted in representing state agencies and appeared before the Massachusetts Superior Court. He worked as an intern in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston. During law school, Joe was a note editor for the Boston College Law Review.

Experience

Experience

  • North Middlesex Savings Bank

    Nutter represented North Middlesex Savings Bank in its merger with Marlborough Savings Bank.

  • Fidelity Bank

    Nutter successfully obtained a settlement on behalf of its client Fidelity Bank in connection with a multi-district litigation class action relating to the TelexFree international Ponzi scheme. The Court approved the $22.5 million settlement and entered judgment dismissing the claims with prejudice. The legal team was led by Ian Roffman, chair of Nutter’s Securities Enforcement and Litigation practice, and included Joe Toomey, Ken Ehrlich, and Tom Curry.

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Publications

Honors

Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch”, 2021 

Education & Admissions

Education

Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude
National University of Ireland, M.A.
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Notable Experience

Joe is active in Nutter’s pro bono efforts. He has represented clients before the Probate and Family Court, Immigration Court, Boston Fair Housing Commission, and U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Noteworthy

The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch”, 2021 

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