Carson  M. Shea boston

Carson M. Shea



Carson Shea focuses his practice in business and commercial litigation in state and federal courts. He also advises and defends clients in employment and product liability matters.

Prior to joining Eckert Seamans, Carson practiced with a Boston firm where he defended clients in product liability and commercial litigation cases throughout New England. He also served as a judicial law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court.  During law school, Carson was a senior staff editor of the Northeastern University Law Journal and served as a judicial intern to Chief Justice Scheier of the Massachusetts Land Court.

Representative Matters

  • Litigates commercial landlord-tenant disputes.
  • Represents insurers and insureds in first-party litigation and in third-party litigation.
  • Represents businesses and individuals in non-compete and non-solicitation issues.
  • Defends financial institutions in various matters related to mortgages and loan servicing.
  • Litigates inter-entity disputes, including close corporations and partnerships.
  • Defends product manufacturers and distributors in product liability litigation.

Professional Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, Young Lawyers Division

News and Insights


  • “Hospital Liability, Independent Physician Groups, and Captive Insurance,” co-author, Professional Liability Defense Quarterly, Vol. 9, Issue 3, 2017.
  • “Rule 26 Expert Discovery: The Privileges Afforded to Expert/Attorney Communications,” co-author, FDCC Insights, December 2016.

Legal Updates


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