Bart’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, including professional liability, insurance coverage, and employment matters. He has also represented individuals and businesses in residential and commercial tenancy matters, civil rights litigation, and personal injury matters. Bart understands that lawsuits are costly and distracting, and attempts to resolve these claims in the most effective and efficient means for his clients.
Bart represents a variety of professionals accused of malpractice, including attorneys and their law firms; professional designers such as architects and engineers; accountants; and real estate brokers, appraisers, and inspectors. He also has an active insurance coverage practice, including coverage analysis, declaratory judgment litigation, and bad faith litigation. In his employment practice, Bart defends employers accused of wage and hour violations, wrongful discharge claims, and discrimination claims.
Bart has represented clients in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and in state agencies such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, and the Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
State of New Hampshire
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire
Suffolk University Law School, cum laude, 2008
Vice President, Suffolk University Law School Moot Court Honor Board; Suffolk Journal of Trial & Appellate Advocacy
Stonehill College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2003
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- New Hampshire Bar Association
- Defense Research Institute
“A Changing Legal Market and the Delivery of Legal Services,” ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct, 33 Law. Man. Prof. Conduct 255, May 3, 2017
- Obtained a successful jury verdict following a three-week trial representing an attorney and his law firm accused of malpractice in a business transaction.
- Obtained summary judgment for an attorney accused of malpractice in a shareholder dispute.
- Obtained summary judgment for a project subcontractor on a breach of indemnification claim.
- Successfully represented several employers in the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, and Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights on race, gender, and disability discrimination claims.
- “Rising Star,” Super Lawyers (2014-2016)
Bart and his wife are members of the United Church of Walpole, and he previously served on another church’s Staff-Parish Relations Committee overseeing employment matters. They also participate and fundraise for the March for Dimes’ annual March for Babies.
Bart is an avid sports fan, including baseball and soccer, and is a former baseball coach. He won an AAU national baseball championship as a player and then coached four top-10 teams.