Zizik, Powers, O'Connell Spaulding & Lamontagne, P.C.

Zizik, Powers, O'Connell Spaulding & Lamontagne, P.C.

Zizik, Powers, O'Connell, Spaulding & Lamontagne, P.C. is a civil defense trial and litigation firm.

Firm Overview

For 20 years we have represented a diverse group of clients throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Our lawyers have broad experience with individuals, businesses, insurance companies, self-insured corporations and third-party claim administrators. We have handled cases involving business, commercial and tort litigation arising from commercial and corporate disputes, complex personal injury claims, auto and trucking accidents, claims of insurer bad faith, insurance fraud, insurance coverage, products liability, labor and employment, environmental and hazardous waste, professional liability, and class actions. Zizik Powers' lawyers regularly appear on behalf of a diverse client base in the trial and appellate courts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The firm provides regional representation to several national firms, and has appeared pro hac vice in New Hampshire and Connecticut courts. We are active members of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, and Defense Counsel of Rhode Island. The firm has received the highest ("AV") rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, and is listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Adjusters.
Main Office
Main Office
690 Canton St., Ste. 306
Westwood  MA  02090
Phone
  • 7813205400
Websites
Personal Injury
The Law Offices of Zizik, Powers, O'Connell Spaulding & Lamontagne, P.C. will represent your Personal Injury legal matters.
The Law Offices of Zizik, Powers, O'Connell Spaulding & Lamontagne, P.C. will represent your Personal Injury legal matters.

David W. Zizik

Practice Areas:
Product Liability, Food & Beverage, Motor Vehicle and Trucking, General Insurance Defense, Bad Faith, and Complex Personal Injury Litigation

Biography:
David W. Zizik is a founding member of his law firm and its managing attorney. He has 30 years of experience handling a wide variety of civil cases in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire. He has represented insurance carriers and self-insured businesses with an emphasis on complex personal injury defense, products liability, motor vehicle and trucking accidents and industrial accidents. In 1981, Mr. Zizik served as Minority Counsel to the Rhode Island Senate. He has worked to develop and implement alternative billing arrangements within the insurance industry. He has presented nationally on the topic of "Paperless Law Office" and related management issues, including to the DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, the New Hampshire Federal Bar Association, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, and the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA). In 2006, Mr. Zizik was awarded an ADTA Meritorious Service Award for his work with ADTA members in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. He has received the highest ("AV") rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, and is listed in Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Adjusters. He has served as Vice Chair of the Pastoral Council at St. Theresa Parish in Sherborn, Massachusetts; and has published articles on topics relating to the Catholic Church in the National Catholic Reporter. Mr. Zizik serves as a Judge in the Client Counseling Competition at Boston College Law School.

Education:
Boston College (A.B., magna cum laude, 1976)
Boston College Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1979).

Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts (1979)
Rhode Island (1980)
Federal District Courts, Massachusetts (1979) and Rhode Island (1980)
First Circuit Court of Appeals (1980)

Professional Associations:
Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
--Vice Chair, Management, Economics & Technology of Practice Section, 2008-2009
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
--Member, Executive Council, 2008-
DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar
--hair, Law Practice Management Committee, 2008-
Barnstable County Bar Association (Cape Cod, Massachusetts)
Norfolk County Bar Association (Dedham, Massachusetts)
Rhode Island Bar Association
Defense Counsel of Rhode Island
Education
  • Boston College Law School
    J.D.
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