Charles P. Reidy III


Charles P. Reidy III – Senior Counsel
Boston, Massachusetts

Direct: (857) 957-0697
Phone: (617) 227-3240
Fax: (617) 227-3346

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Charlie Reidy joined Ray Kenney and Clem McCarthy at MMM&K in September 1968 after serving a year as a Law Clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court. During that year at the Superior Court, Mr. Reidy clerked for Judge Edward Hennessey who had founded the firm before leaving for the Court and it was Judge Hennessey who recommended Charlie to Ray and Clem. Mr. Reidy graduated from Providence College in 1964 and graduated from Boston College Law School in 1967. While at Boston College Law School, he served as Editor and Staff Writer for the Industrial and Commercial Law Review.

Since joining MMM&K in 1968, Mr. Reidy has worked almost exclusively as a trial lawyer and has tried significant matters in the areas of professional liability on behalf of health care providers, architects, engineers as well as matters involving various product manufacturers. Over his career at the firm, he has had in excess of 350 jury trials in the State and Federal Courts of the Commonwealth and has argued appellate matters in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Massachusetts Appeals Court and United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He has represented physicians before the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, nurses before the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and dentists before the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry.

In 1985, Mr. Reidy was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a position of honor also held by his present and former partners, Clem McCarthy, Ray Kenney, Ted Mahoney and Paul McTague. Over the years, he has been selected and listed in Best Lawyers in America, Top 100 New England Super Lawyers and Massachusetts Super Lawyers. He has often been invited to lecture on various topics relating to trial of cases, medicine and the law at seminars presented by various bar associations throughout the Commonwealth, as well as hospitals and insurers. He has served as a Hearing Officer on the Board of Bar Overseers of the Supreme Judicial Court.

He and his wife Jane have been married since Boston College Law School. They have four children. Their son Kevin is a partner at MMM&K and is also a trial lawyer.

Bar Admissions:
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1967
Industrial and Commercial Law Review, 1966 – 1967

Providence College, 1964

Published Works:
Massachusetts Automobile Law and Practice (Co-Author), West Publishing Co.
Contributor, Massachusetts Courtroom Advocacy (MCLE)
Contributor, Massachusetts Deposition Practice Manual (MCLE)

Honors and Awards:
Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Foundation
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers State Committeeman, 1988 – 1992
Listed in the Best Lawyers in America, 1987 – Present
Listed in Massachusetts Super Lawyers
Listed Top 100 New England Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Board of Bar Overseers of the Supreme Judicial Court, 1987 – 1991
Member, Hearing Committee
Massachusetts Bar Association
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, 1985
Board of Governors, 1985