John F. Hurley Jr.

John F. Hurley Jr.

Worcester, Massachusetts

Attorney Hurley practiced law for six years as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts after his graduation from law school where he was a member and contributor to the Boston College Industrial and Commercial Law Review. Mr. Hurley entered private practice in 1981 and since that time he has concentrated in the area of civil litigation, gaining extensive trial and appellate experience in the representation of sureties, insurance carriers, and corporations. Mr. Hurley has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America magazine as one of the country's best lawyers in the field of insurance defense law.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Civil Litigation
  • 30% Insurance Defense
  • 20% Insurance Coverage
  • 5% Real Estate
  • 5% Wills

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1974
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1975


  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. cum laude - 1974
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Boston College, Boston
    • B.A. cum laude - 1968
    • Major: English

Representative Clients

  • Commerce Insurance Co.
  • Western World Insurance Co.
  • Certain Underwriters Lloyds London

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member, 1981 - Present
  • Worcester County Bar Association, 1981 - Present
  • Paxton Board of Appeals, Former Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of Massachusetts Attorney General, Assistant Attorney General, 1974 - 1980
  • University of Massachusetts, General Counsel Office, Assistant General Counsel, 1980

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