Associate
Boston
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F: 617.482.5350

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2011) Dean's List, 2008-2011; Jurisprudence Awards: Administrative Law, 2010; Labor Law, 2010; President, Moot Court Honor Board, Suffolk Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy, 2010-11
  • George Washington University (B.A. in International Relations, 2001)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2011
  • Rhode Island, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts, 2012

More About Greg

Greg is an avid golfer and still aspires to play centerfield for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Greg Vanden-Eykel

Greg has successfully represented Massachusetts and Rhode Island businesses, charter schools, and individuals before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, including the Massachusetts Committee Against Discrimination, the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance, the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Chiropractors, and the Rhode Island Department of Education. He focuses his practice on employment law, education law, medical malpractice, environmental, insurance coverage, general civil litigation matters, and toxic tort cases.

Greg previously worked as a consultant to government agencies and corporations on policy analysis, program management, and project evaluation related to emergency management, including natural disasters and terrorism.

Representative Accomplishments

  • Successful in moving to dismiss an asbestos liability case based on personal jurisdiction grounds.
  • Assisted in obtaining a defense verdict in a personal injury jury trial.
  • Persuaded a Massachusetts court to grant summary judgment declaring that an insurer had no duty to provide coverage to an insured for bodily injuries caused by the use of the insured’s automobile under a commercial general liability policy.
  • Persuaded a Connecticut court to grant summary judgment dismissing an insurance carrier from an auto accident case involving underinsurance.
  • Negotiated favorable settlements and consent agreements in breach of contract, subrogation, medical malpractice, environmental, consumer protection, and negligence matters.

Clerkships

Greg served as a judicial intern for Massachusetts District Court Judge Robert A. Cornetta.

Publications

  • "Get ready for new TCI benefits," Providence Business News, Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2013 (employment law guest column)
  •  "Convenience for Whom? When Does Appellate Discretion Supercede a Plaintiff's Choice of Forum?," 15 Suffolk Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy 307 (2010)

Seminars

  •   “Employment Contracts: What Dentists Need to Know”

Awards and Recognitions

  •  Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star (2016-2017)

Pro Bono Work and Community Service

Greg devotes a portion of his practice to pro bono matters involving Rhode Island and Massachusetts guardianship petitions, and representing Massachusetts elementary and high school students and families regarding school discipline appeals.