Zizik, Powers, O'Connell, Spaulding & Lamontagne, P.C. is a civil defense trial law firm. Our firm has received the highest ("AV") rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, and is listed in Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys. Our experienced trial lawyers appear in all state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including all major metropolitan areas of Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Providence, New Bedford, Fall River, Cape Cod, and the North and South Shores. We provide regional representation to some of our national clients, and in that capacity have handled cases in New Hampshire, Connecticut and Maryland, as well.
The firm's Boston regional office is conveniently located in Westwood, Massachusetts, close to Amtrak's Route 128 Station. Our Providence, Rhode Island office is in the "Downcity" financial district. We also have an office on Cape Cod, in Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Zizik Powers' clients include national and international insurance companies and their insureds, self-insured businesses, corporations and individuals. The firm provides cost effective personal service; cutting edge technology; and thinks outside the box to achieve client goals. We can tailor alternative billing, hourly, flat fee and other arrangements to meet individual client's needs. Zizik Powers advises clients and works to resolve business disputes, pre-suit claims and litigation in the following areas: first and third-party insurance pre-suit claims and lawsuits, including catastrophic accidents; insurance coverage disputes; bad faith/unfair claims settlement practices act claims; complex personal injuries; construction litigation; products liability; auto, trucking and industrial accidents; petroleum industry disputes; health care facility liability; food service industry liability; large loss property & casualty subrogation; professional liability; anti-trust; general commercial law; and labor and employment cases.
The firms' lawyers are active in national and international defense trial bar associations, including the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA), DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC), the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA), and Defense Counsel of Rhode Island (DCRI). The firms' lawyers have held significant leadership positions in those organizations. For example, David Zizik served as ADTA President in 2013-2014 and on DRI's Board of Directors in 2012-2015. Brian O'Connell served as Treasurer of the MDLA in 2012-2013, and Cathy Spaulding serves on the MDLA Board of Directors. Donna Lamontagne is a member of the IADC Foundation Board of Directors.