Firm Profile

Lesser, Newman, Aleo & Nasser provides high quality legal services to the community where we live and work. We have focused for more than thirty years on helping injured victims and defending the rights of the individual against the excesses of governments and corporations.

The partners have incorporated this approach into their lives, becoming leaders in civil liberties, legal services, educational, women’s and children’s rights organizations. As part of our professional responsibilities, the firm has worked to make the law fairer and more just by leading joint bar-judicial task forces, performing as lead counsel in test-case litigation, regularly doing appellate work before state and federal courts, and drafting new legislation.

The firm has earned a reputation for aggressive, creative advocacy, particularly in complex cases. In 2006 and 2007, the firm obtained five settlements or verdicts between $500,000.00 and $1.5 million in personal injury cases.

In 2007, the firm received several awards, including the first annual Reproductive Freedom Award from the Abortion Rights Funds of Western Massachusetts, Massachusetts NARAL/Pro-Choice Massachusetts and Tapestry Health Systems, Inc. as well as a Beacon of Justice Award from National Legal Aid and Defenders Association (NLADA) and a Human Rights Award from the Southern Center for Human Rights.

Our attorneys are graduates of first-class law schools, including Harvard, Boston University and Northeastern. We have received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for excellent, ethical practice for over 20 years. The firm’s three partners have been chosen as New England and Massachusetts Super Lawyers by Boston Magazine in the fields of plaintiff’s personal injury law, civil rights law and divorce law.

The firm has approximately 60 reported decisions from the Massachusetts Appeals Court, the Massachusetts Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Our areas of practice include: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Medical Malpractice, Civil Rights Litigation, Nursing Home Litigation, Divorce and Family Law, including Mediation.