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Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy have successfully tried hundreds of large value, high-exposure, technically complex cases to verdict. We try 15–20 jury trials a year on average, a number matched only by a select group of firms in the country. We provide advice, counseling and representation during all stages of a dispute, ranging from the time before the filing of a lawsuit through the final appeal.  Our attorneys are well connected throughout the profession offering clients the advantage of an international network of relationships, access to courts across the country, and world-class trial experience.   Internal cost controls, efficient staffing models, state-of-the-art technology, strategic office locations, and a stream-lined approach to case management mean we provide world-class trial performance at exceptionally reasonable rates. Our use of cutting edge technology in the preparation and presentation of every case enhances our ability to deliver clear, organized, powerful arguments that win cases.      

Founded in 1983, Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy gained early success in automotive product liability cases. Over the last several decades, the firm has developed a national reputation defending a wide variety of industries in all types of civil litigation. The firm serves as local, regional and national counsel to a variety of clients including those in the automotive, transportation, pharmaceutical, medical device, chemical, heavy equipment, commercial equipment, consumer products and many other industries. With offices in seven states, we try cases across the country and regularly act as regional or national coordinating counsel for Fortune 500 companies. Our clients also include locally-owned businesses, family-owned enterprises, and individuals.   

Accessibility and responsiveness are hallmarks of great client service, and we continually strive for excellence throughout our business relationships. Our attorneys take a personal interest in your business and know that communication is the key to your peace of mind. We are committed to the successful resolution of your case, based on your definition of success.  Not every case belongs in court. We are counselors as well as advocates; throughout the course of our representation, we will counsel your team on the relative risks, costs, and benefits of continued litigation versus settlement. Customized reporting and billing, a litigation plan with budgeting options, a willingness to discuss alternative fee arrangements and a focus on our clients’ business objectives inject both flexibility and predictability into the management of legal budgets.         

Our attorneys hold memberships and/or leadership roles in:   the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, the Product Liability Advisory Council, the Defense Research Institute, the American Bar Association, as well as various state bar associations.     

We are consistently recognized for our results and are regularly ranked in:   Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America, The Best Lawyers in Boston, The Best Lawyers in Philadelphia, The Best Law Firms, Who’s Who Lega,l Super Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell and more.

Main Location

One Constitution Center, Third Floor
Boston, MA 02129
Phone: 617-241-3000
8 offices

Firm Attorneys

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James M. Campbell James M. Campbell Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy PC
Practicing in: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Practicing in: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
William J. Conroy William J. Conroy Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy PC
Practicing in: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Practicing in: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

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    James M. Campbell Shareholder and President
    James M. Campbell
    Shareholder and President


    Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy represents Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies in more than half our cases and we understand the needs and demands of in-house counsel. Our clients include multi-nationals, locally-owned businesses, family-owned enterprises, as well as individuals.

    Current and past clients for whom we have done work include:

    Ford Motor Company; Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc.; Honda North America, Inc.; Chrysler LLC; Hyundai Motor America; Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC; General Motors Corporation; Subaru of America, Incorporated; Fiat Auto U.S.A., Inc.; Isuzu Motors America, Inc.; Mazda Motor of America, Inc.; Nissan Motor Corporation in U.S.A.; General Tire Company; Michelin Tire; KIA Motors America, Inc.; Daimler Trucks North America LLC; Mercedes Benz; Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.

    Aviation and Aerospace
    British Airways PLC; The Boeing Company; Northwest Airlines; Precision Aerospace Corp.; British Airways; US Airways; Continental Airlines; Global Aerospace; Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

    Monsanto Company; The Sherwin-Williams Company; Chemical Products Company, Inc.; Corning, Inc.; Dow Chemical Company; DSM Chemical Company; Wagner Spray Tech Corporation; CompositesOne LLC;  Safety‑Kleen Corporation; Electrochem, Inc.; Solutia, Inc.

    Komatsu Forklift U.S.A., Inc,; Lynn Ladder & Scaffolding Company; United States Scaffold & Ladder Association; Shore Scaffolding and Equipment Co.; The Stanley Works; Strato-Lift ; Falcon Tool Company; Bishop Ladder Company; LaFarge North America, Inc.

    Consumer Products
    Fisher-Price; Toshiba Information Systems; Rent-A-Centre; CompuServe; Control Systems, Inc.; Cooper Industries;  Gillette Co.; Lofts Seed Inc.; LoJack; New England Office Supply Co., Inc.; The Raymond Corporation; Apple Computer; J.E. Seagram & Sons; Easton Bell Sports; The Gillette Company; International Business Machines

    Exxon Mobil; Amoco; PECO Energy Company; Townsend Oil Company; Eaton Corporation; Applied Power, Inc.;  American Telephone and Telegraph Company

    Heavy Equipment
    Caterpillar Inc.; Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd.; Fuqua Industries, Inc.; Georgia Pacific Corporation; Terex Corporation; Altec Industries, Inc.; CNH Global N.V.; Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi Ltd.; International Paper Company; Hyundai Heavy Industries Company, Ltd.

    Marriott International, Inc.

    Industrial Machinery
    Plant Equipment, Inc.; Welex Incorporated; Package Machinery Company; Johnson Controls, Inc.

    ACE USA Claims; Allianz Insurance Company; Chartis Insurance; Birmingham Fire Insurance Company of Penn; Chubb Group; CNA Insurance; Continental Insurance HealthCare; Crum and Forster Insurance Company; Erie Insurance Group; Essex Insurance Group; First Security Casualty Company; Harco National Insurance Company; Liberty Mutual Insurance Company; Metropolitan Life Insurance Company; Minnehoma Insurance Company; National Union Insurance; New England Development Company; Nissan Fire & Marine Insurance Company, Ltd.; Pennsylvania Lumbermans Insurance Company; Protective Insurance Company; Royal Insurance Company; TM Claims Service; Universal Bonding Company; United States Fidelity & Guaranty and US Trust; Electric Insurance Company; Energi Holdings; Lexington Insurance Company; Church Mutual Insurance Company; Intercare Insurance Services; Employers Mutual Casualty Company; Endurance U.S. Insurance Company; Sompo Japan Claims Services; Stonington Insurance Co., Inc.

    Material Handling
    Crown Equipment Corporation; Komatsu Forklift U.S.A., Inc.; Lynn Ladder & Scaffolding Company, Inc.; United States Scaffold & Ladder Association; Shore Scaffolding and Equipment Co., Inc.; The Stanley Works; Strato‑Lift, Inc.; Falcon Tool Company; Bishop Ladder Company; Inc.; Vulcan Materials Handling Corporation, The Raymond Corporation

    Medical Devices
    American Medical Systems Inc.; Quest Diagnostics Inc.; Universal Health Services Inc.; Otto Bock Orthopedic Industries, Inc.; Pharmacia Biotech, Inc.; Synthese 

    Nursing Homes/Elder Care
    Care One, LLC

    Qualitest Pharmaceuticals; Vintage Pharmaceuticals; Johnson & Johnson; Pfizer Incorporated

    Power and Hand Tools
    Makita Corporation; Hitachi Koki Company, Ltd.; Snap‑on Tools Corporation; Genie Industries, Inc.; Snap-On Tools Corporation

    Home Depot; Office Max; Walgreens; Christmas Tree Shops; New England Office Supply

    Fruehauf Trailer Corporation; Nissan Industrial Equipment Company; Navistar International; USX Corporation; Daimler Trucks North America LLC; Allied Waste Services of Massachusetts; Fed Ex Ground Package System, Inc.; Coca Cola Bottling Co. of New England; Dart Container Corporation; Anheuser-Busch, Inc.

    Other current or past clients include:
    AMF Bowling Centers, Inc.; Asplundh Tree Expert Company; Besam Inc.; Bil‑Jax, Inc.; Boy Scouts of America; Calavar Corporation; Case Corporation;  E.D. Bullard Company; F. L. Smithe Company; Foremost Fabrications, Inc.; Harris Corporation;  Kransco, Inc.; New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc.;  Public Storage, Inc.; R.D. Werner Co., Inc.; The Raymond Corporation; Ricoh Corporation; Simon‑Telelect Company; Teco, Inc.; Tecumseh Products Company; Time Warner, Inc.; USX, Allen‑Bradley Company, Inc.

    Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy PC

    Main Location

    One Constitution Center, Third Floor
    Boston, MA 02129
    Phone: 617-241-3000
    8 offices


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    Shareholder and President

    Practice Areas

    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants