The Massachusetts Bar Association will honor Robert J. Muldoon
Jr. with the MBA's Gold Medal Award at the May 4 MBA Annual Dinner.
The MBA's Gold Medal Award is reserved for individuals who have
provided outstanding legal services that have benefited the legal
profession in Massachusetts.
Muldoon is a former managing partner of Sherin and Lodgen LLP,
co-chair of the firm's professional liability practice and member
of the litigation department. During his five-decade career,
Muldoon has represented numerous national and international
corporations in commercial litigation, and has extensive experience
in the defense of legal malpractice cases, life sciences and
pharmaceuticals, land use and development, and other real estate
A lifetime MBA member, Bob was an author of the Real Estate
Bar Association for Massachusetts, Inc. v. National Real Estate
Information Services and National Real Estate Information
Services, Inc. amicus brief to the SJC on behalf of the MBA.
He has held a number of leadership roles throughout his career with
the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Board of Bar Examiners,
the Superior Court Business Litigation Session Advisory Committee,
the Boston Bar Association and Massachusetts Continuing Legal
Education Inc. (MCLE). Committed to expanding access to justice,
Muldoon is a fellow of the American, Massachusetts and Boston bar
"Bob Muldoon is a paragon of professionalism, ethics and
civility," said MBA Treasurer Christopher A. Kenney. "He is well
known for his litigation and courtroom prowess, but is equally
renowned for the courtesy and collegiality he shows to everyone he
encounters. He is the original Atticus Finch. The MBA Gold Medal is
reserved for models of professional excellence like Bob
Among his many accolades, Muldoon is a member of the American
College of Trial Lawyers and has been ranked by Chambers USA, The
Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers, and has been noted by
Chambers as a "statesman of the bar."
Muldoon is a graduate of Boston College (A.B. and M.A.) and
Boston College Law School. He served as law clerk for the Hon. Paul
G. Kirk, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, from
The Annual Dinner will also include a keynote address by CNN
senior analyst and best-selling author Jeffrey Toobin, the
presentation of the 2017 Access to Justice Awards, the Oliver
Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship and more.