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Jane T. Haviland

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Education

  • Suffolk University Law School (JD, Summa Cum Laude, Dean's List, 2013)
  • Boston University (BA, English, Cum Laude, Dean’s List, 2006)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Jane’s practice focuses on litigation matters, including complex civil and business litigation and product liability law. Recent litigation victories to which Jane has contributed include:

  • Defense verdicts on summary judgment in multi-jurisdictional product liability disputes involving FDA-approved pharmaceutical drugs and assay test development.
  • Defense verdict on partial summary judgment in a bet-the-company case involving a dispute between the majority owner of a multi-billion dollar company and private equity investors.

Jane also maintains an active pro bono practice, recently succeeding on an appeal before an administrative law judge and securing social security benefits for her client. Jane has also appeared in family and probate court on behalf of her clients in guardianship and custody matters.

While attending law school at night and working full time for the State Auditor’s Office, Jane was the winner of the National Moot Court New England Regional Competition and the two-time winner of the Tom C. Clark Appellate Advocacy Competition. She also served as Comment Editor of the Suffolk University Law Review. She graduated first in her class from Suffolk Law’s evening program.