Brendan G. Carney
After gaining valuable litigation experience at a downtown Boston law firm, Attorney Brendan G. Carney joined his father, Attorney Gerard B. Carney to form Carney Law Firm in 2010. Attorney Carney has been recognized by Boston Magazine's Super Lawyers publication as a "Rising Star" every year since 2012. Attorney Carney has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of complex personal injury matters, including construction site accidents, product liability, wrongful death, premises liability and motor vehicle collision which have resulted in six and seven figure settlements and verdicts. In addition to the representation of injured clients in “third party” litigation, Attorney Carney represents injured workers and their families, including professional athletes, in workers’ compensation claims at the Department of Industrial Accidents.
Attorney Carney has frequently lectured on the topic of workplace safety, workplace injuries and workers’ compensation benefits to various local building trades unions and to members of the National Football League Players’ Association (NFLPA). Attorney Carney is actively involved in efforts to support legislation to achieve fairness for working families and consumers of Massachusetts.
While in law school, Attorney Carney obtained his initial court room experience while working as a law clerk at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, assisting in the prosecution of major felonies for the Office’s gang unit. In addition to his work at the D.A.’s Office, Attorney Carney also gained valuable experience in the representation of professional athletes in various legal matters while working as a law clerk for a Boston-based sports agency, including the negotiation and drafting of playing, marketing, endorsement and public appearance contracts.
Attorney Brendan G. Carney is a 1998 graduate of Bridgewater-Raynham High School, a 2002 graduate of Boston College, and a 2007 graduate of Suffolk University Law School. Admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 2008, Attorney Carney is an active member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA), the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA), and the American Association for Justice (AAJ). Attorney Carney is also licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a professional residential real estate broker.
J.D., Suffolk University Law School, 2008
B.A., Economics, Boston College, 2002
Bar AdmissionsMassachusetts, 2008
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA)
Board of Governors, May 2012 – present; New Lawyers Section, Chair, 2010 – 2012.
National Football League Players Association (NFLPA)
Workers’ Compensation Attorney Panel Member, 2011 – present.
Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA)
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Massachusetts Workplace Safety Taskforce
Boston Magazine SuperLawyers "Rising Star", 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, President's Award 2012, 2013
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys Annual Educational Conference, 2012, "Newer Lawyers Tricks and Insights for Every Lawyer", Moderator.
Harvard Law School Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law, 2017 Sports Symposium, "NFL Player Health in Practice", panelist.