Donald R. Frederico


Don is a senior trial attorney with more than three decades of courtroom experience. He focuses his practice on representing defendants in class actions. Don has represented defendants in a wide array of class actions in federal and state court, including in such areas as labor and employment, consumer fraud, product liability, environmental and toxic torts, antitrust, civil RICO, Medicare fraud and abuse, securities fraud, and truth-in-lending. He has represented clients in such industries as financial services, building products, retail, pharmaceuticals, automotive, food and beverage, petroleum, chemical manufacturing, health care, high technology, and higher education. Don frequently publishes and lectures before national and local bar and industry organizations on topics including class action practice.

He has been appointed by the Business Litigation Session of the Massachusetts Superior Court to serve as Special Discovery Master in complex litigation matters pending before the court.  He is a past President of the Boston Bar Association.







Cornell University Law School, J.D., cum laude; Managing Editor, Cornell Law Review; American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law , (1979)

College of Wooster, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa; William A. Galpin Award for General Excellence in College Work, (1976)

Bar Admissions


U. S. District Courts for the District of Massachusetts and the Northern District of California

U. S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Ninth, District of Columbia and Federal Circuits

Supreme Court of the United States

125 Years