Jennifer Creedon is a trial attorney who represents large and small companies in asbestos litigation, products liability litigation, and business litigation. Whether a company's litigation is confined to one lawsuit or requires a multi-lawsuit solution, Jen can craft a defense strategy that fits the company's needs.
Jen has defended toxic tort and product liability actions for the past fifteen years in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She has served as local, regional and national counsel for companies with toxic tort and asbestos litigation. Jen has been part of a national counsel team for a Fortune 500 company and designed national trial strategy, involving preparation of corporate witnesses, expert witnesses and drafted nationwide discovery. In that capacity, she has handled cases in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington. Additionally, Jen has handled Federal Multidistrict Litigation including cases consolidated in MDL 875 (In Re: Asbestos Products Liability Litigation (No. VI)) and the Maritime Docket (MARDOC). As an adjunct to handling a company's complex litigation, she can coordinate its compliance with the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA/ Mandatory Settlement Reporting).
In addition, Jen has defended product liability and toxic tort cases involving a wide range of chemicals, resins, paints, construction products, joint compounds and wallboards, roofing materials, floor tiles, refractory products, boilers, brakes and other automobile components, refineries, shipyards, industrial and chemical premises. Jen has an in-depth understanding of regulations, industry standards, state-of-the-art defenses, industrial hygiene defenses, medical defenses, and experts in both product and premise based toxic tort litigation. She has defended design defect cases relating to bicycles, construction equipment, industrial equipment and medical equipment. Jen has prepared and argued appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Massachusetts Appellate Court.
- Court and Other Admissions:
- U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2001
U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, 2006
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2006
- Boston College Law School, 1997
Honors: cum laude
- Boston College, 1993
Honors: cum laude, Order of the Cross and Crown
- Honors and Awards:
- AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
- Recognized as a 2015 Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group
- Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© under Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
- Selected by peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers© under Class Action/Mass Torts, Personal Injury - Products: Defense