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Roy P. Giarrusso

Roy P. Giarrusso

Quincy, Massachusetts

Roy P. Giarrusso has distinguished himself as an exceptional environmental trial attorney for more than 25 years.  New England counsel to the largest solid waste management company in the U.S. for hazardous waste enforcement and litigation matters, he has successfully represented clients in virtually every Federal Superfund site in New England.  Mr. Giarrusso is recognized as an expert in environmental cost recovery/contribution actions, making him the counsel of choice for PRP groups to prosecute such claims against non-settling or recalcitrant third parties.  His excellent reputation among his peers has earned Mr. Giarrusso an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible. His peers have also voted him a Massachusetts Super Lawyer - Environmental Litigation and a New England Super Lawyer - Environmental Litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Environmental Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1987
  • Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1983


  • Former Lecturer, Environmental Law and Litigation - Adjunct Professor, Suffolk University Law School

Honors and Awards

  • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer – Environmental Litigation
  • New England Super Lawyer – Environmental Litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member

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Giarrusso Norton Cooley & McGlone, P.C.
Marina Bay
308 Victory Road
Quincy, MA 02171

Phone: 617-770-2900
Toll Free: 617-770-2900
Fax: 617-773-6934
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