Thomas P. Lane, Jr.


Phone: 617.654.1788
Practice Areas: General Municipal, Litigation, Insurance Defense, Eminent Domain

Attorney Thomas P. Lane, Jr. advises clients in all aspects of municipal law, land use, civil litigation, claims handling, insurance coverage matters and administrative agency proceedings.  He has over 38 years of litigation experience representing clients before state, federal and appellate courts in both jury and bench trials.  Attorney Lane also represents clients in arbitrations and mediations.

Attorney Lane’s practice also includes managing the defense of Massachusetts litigation for a self-insured national car rental corporation.  This involves daily interaction on litigation policy, claim evaluation, insurance coverage issues, managing case load and trying cases.

Representative Experience

  • Defending and trying to jury verdict numerous insurance coverage cases and personal injury cases throughout the state.
  • Representing both municipal and private clients in all stages of litigation at the Land Court, Superior Court and Federal Court.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts Bar
  • U.S. District Court (Mass.)


Suffolk University Law School
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 1985
Honors: Dean’s List (1984, 1985)
Comment Editor (1984-1985); Staff (1983-1984), Suffolk Transnational Law Journal
Published two Case Comments:  Fall 1984, Winter 1984

Dartmouth College
Bachelor of Arts, 1982
Honors: Dean’s List (five terms)