Sweeney Merrigan Law LLP in Boston has announced that Massachusetts Bar Association Treasurer Victoria Santoro Mair and MBA members Bradley M. Henry and Jessica M. Gray have joined the firm.
Santoro Mair, who joined the firm as a partner, is a skilled trial attorney, handling a variety of cases, including pharmaceutical litigation, wrongful death, medical malpractice and sexual assault. Santoro Mair also regularly handles arbitration, mediation, complex brief-writing and legal arguments. Notable results include an eight-figure settlement for a brain-injured young man, a multi-million-dollar verdict against an international hotel chain for the wrongful death drowning of a father of four, and recently prevailing in the state’s first entirely remote civil jury trial. She is past chair of the Young Lawyers Division, has served on the Civil Litigation Section Council and serves on the Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship Committee.
Henry, who also joined the firm as a partner, focuses on wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury and commercial property loss cases. In 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a $63 million trial verdict ($148.5 million judgment) — the largest such verdict in Massachusetts history — won by Henry and a former law partner against a global pharmaceutical company for devastating, lifelong drug reactions suffered by a child. From 2006 to 2009, Henry served as plaintiffs' liaison counsel in Boston's "Big Dig" tunnel ceiling collapse case of DelValle v. Bechtel that resulted in a $28.1 million settlement.
Gray is a passionate litigator handling a wide variety of cases, including wrongful death, personal injury, premises liability and products liability. She has achieved six- and seven-figure resolutions in multiple cases, both before and during litigation. Most recently, she helped achieve a seven-figure settlement for the wrongful death of a young man walking within a crosswalk when struck by a motor vehicle.
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