Jeffrey N. Catalano
Attorney Catalano joined Keches Law Group in 2022. He represents victims of catastrophic injuries resulting from medical malpractice, auto and bike accidents, construction and property accidents, and food poisoning. He has obtained numerous million dollar settlements and verdicts including the largest medical malpractice verdict in Massachusetts in 2017 and a $10 million medical malpractice arbitration award, the largest in Massachusetts history.
Attorney Catalano is a staunch advocate for victim rights and firmly believes that the legal process serves a valuable role in helping to alleviate the substantial burdens incurred by those who are injured, while also improving consumer and health care safety. He has spoken on patient rights and medical-legal issues statewide and nationally. He has also testified before the Massachusetts State Legislature on consumer justice legislation and helped create an important law that improves transparency following medical injuries.
Attorney Catalano has been selected as a Top Medical Malpractice Attorney according to a Boston Globe and Wall Street Journal survey, a Best Lawyer in America by U.S. News & World Report, a New England Super Lawyer, and one of the Top 100 Attorneys by Boston Magazine.
Attorney Catalano was honored to be a two-time recipient of Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorney’s “President’s Award” for his dedication to justice and consumer rights.
Volunteer, Community, and Bar Involvement
Attorney Catalano is Past President of the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA). He serves on the board of the Massachusetts Alliance for Communication and Resolution Following Medical Injury (MACRMI), which seeks to facilitate disclosure, apology, and compensation following medical injury. He is also on the Boards of the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation and Lawyers for Civil Rights. His volunteer work includes representing special needs children and indigent individuals denied public housing assistance and coaching Boston Latin School’s Mock Trial team.
Attorney Catalano grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania as the son of two school teachers. After college, he worked with underprivileged children in Boston as a full-time volunteer with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. He then attended Boston College Law School, where he was President of the Public Interest Law Foundation, and received the law school’s “Professional and Personal Achievement Award.” Following law school, he and his wife Elizabeth created a non-profit that provided stipends to law students in public interest jobs.
He lives in Boston and he and his wife have two children, Zach and Tessa.