Harrison Kaplan concentrates his practice in the area of product liability, mass tort litigation, and commercial litigation matters. He represents companies in litigation matters both locally and nationally. Harrison also has experience resolving business disputes for clients involving commercial contract disputes and financial services.
In addition, Harrison serves as national coordinating counsel in asbestos litigation matters for an international manufacturer of HVAC equipment. In this role, he works directly with experts and corporate witnesses to develop defenses and litigation strategies employed throughout the country. As a result of his role coordinating complex asbestos litigation, Harrison advises companies on a variety of matters related to nationwide issues affecting the defense and resolution of such cases. He provides proactive solutions aimed at reducing potential liability and exposure to clients.
Harrison serves on the Board of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, where he is involved with organizing various events and programs for the Massachusetts legal community, ranging from the premier Annual Judicial Reception to the ever-popular Breakfast with the Bench series.
Prior to joining Eckert Seamans, Harrison worked in legal aid, primarily defending evictions in Boston Housing Court. He supported individuals in times of crisis, often in complex circumstances against large housing companies, and gained invaluable experience defending his clients in all stages of litigation.
Federal Bar Association Massachusetts Chapter – Board Member
Awards and Recognition:
- Selected for inclusion in Massachusetts Super Lawyers – Rising Star
- Received the 2018 Outstanding Newsletter Award, and the 2019 Meritorious Newsletter Award, from the Federal Bar Association for his work as Editor of the Massachusetts Chapter Newsletter.
News and Insights
- “Gallardo v. Marstiller, 142 S. Ct. 1751 (2022) and Its Impact on Medicaid Reimbursement from Settlement Funds Related to Medical Care,” Eckert Seamans’ Mass Tort Litigation Update, October 2022.