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Litigation: General Commercial - Massachusetts
"Don is a top-notch commercial litigator, he's astute, aggressive and level-headed."
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Don Frederico leads Pierce Atwood's class action defense practice. A senior trial attorney with more than three decades of courtroom experience, Don has represented defendants in a wide array of class actions in federal and state courts, in areas including labor and employment, consumer fraud, product liability, environmental and toxic torts, antitrust, and civil RICO. Don has represented clients in such industries as financial services, building products, retail, pharmaceuticals, automotive, food and beverage, petroleum, chemical manufacturing, health care, high technology, and higher education.
Don was recognized by The National Law Review as a "Go To Thought Leader in Class Action Mediation" in 2020. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants since 2013. Don has served as court-appointed Special Discovery Master in complex commercial disputes and is a past president of the Boston Bar Association.
Member of Planning Committee and Instructor, ABA National Institute on Class Actions; Subcommittee Co-Chair, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee.
Author, "The Arc of Class Actions: A View from the Trenches," 32 Loyola Consumer L. Rev. 266, 2020.
J.D., Cornell University Law School; B.A., College of Wooster.