Profile

A boutique litigation firm that provides personal, high-quality and reliable service.

Serena Madar focuses her practice in the areas of business and general commercial litigation.

Ms. Madar has extensive experience representing small, mid-sized and fortune 100 and 500 companies and individuals in a wide-variety of litigation and arbitration including, but not limited to, real estate, shareholder and contract disputes, franchise and distribution law, products liability, defamation, tort and premises liability claims and employment disputes.  Ms. Madar also defends clients in criminal matters.

Ms. Madar has also advised and represented insurers in matters arising out of claims for coverage under general liability, business, homeowner’s and professional liability policies, and in extra-contractual bad faith claims.  In addition to the insurance industry, Ms. Madar has represented clients in the media, banking and financial institutions, manufacturing and technology, and retail industries.

Ms. Madar has a proven track record of helping her clients make well-reasoned, cost-effective business and litigation decisions.

Prior to opening the Law Offices of Serena D. Madar, Ms. Madar was an associate at Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak and Cohen, P.C. and in the litigation department of Bingham McCutchen LLP’s Boston office.

Practice areas: business and commercial litigation, general litigation, plaintiff’s personal injury, criminal defense, employment

Admissions

Massachusetts

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Awards/Honors

Massachusetts Super Laws Rising Star (Business Litigation), Boston Magazine, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012;

West Group Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award, New England School of Law (2002)

New England Law Review (2001-2002), Lead Articles Editor (2002)

New England Scholar (2000-2002)

NESL Full Merit Scholarship recipient (1999-2002)

Robert Markson Memorial Prize for a Scholar Athlete, Brandeis University (1996)

Memberships

Boston Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

Publications

“Mandatory Rent Escrow: A Bill Relative to Rent Withholding,” 36 New England Law Review 283, (2001)