Mark J. Albano

Mark Albano is a native son of Springfield, graduating from Cathedral High School in 1973. Mark received both his Bachelor of Arts (1977, magna cum laude) and his law degree (1980, cum laude) from Boston College before settling back in Western Massachusetts. Mark was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1980 and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme Court.

Mark has been the lecturer for the Flaschner Judicial Institute since 1990 and has been an associate member of the Zoning Board of Appeals in Wilbraham, Massachusetts since 2000. He is a member and former president of the Hampden County Bar Association, a member of the Massachusetts and American Bar Associations, the American Association for Justice, the Defense Research Institute, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, the American Arbitration Association (Panel Arbitrator), the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association and is a Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. In 2009, Mark was voted a “Super Lawyer in Massachusetts” by Boston Magazine.

Attorney Albano’s practice areas include Personal Injury, Products Liability, Insurance Coverage Litigation, Insurance Subrogation and Civil Litigation.

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Business Litigation
  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1980
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    • B.A. - 1977
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Economics
  • Massachusetts, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1992
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating, Martindale- Hubbell
  • “Massachusetts Super Lawyer” Boston Magazine
  • Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms
  • Lecturer, Zoning Board of Appeals Town of Wilbraham, 1999 to 1999
  • Lecturer, civil litigation topics as part of a professional education program for Massachusetts judges, The Flaschner Judicial Institute
  • Lecturer, Evidence for the Civil Litigator, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Chapters 93A and 176D Update, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Lecturer, How to Handle a Ch. 93A and 176D Case, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Insurance Coverage Issues in Automobile Cases , Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Insurance Coverage, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Summary Judgment, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Evidentiary Issues in at Trial in Superior Court, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Preliminary Injunctions, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Direct and Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Ch. 93A Practice and Procedures, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Practical Skills Course on Civil Litigation, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation, Life Member
  • Procedural Issues Under Chapter 93A Chapter 93A Rights and Remedies (MCLE 1989), 1989
  • The Standards for Irreparable Harm in Massachusetts, (MCLE, 1991), reprinted in The Best of MCLE, 1992
  • Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
  • Carey v. Bahama Cruise Lines, 864 F.2d 201, 1988, C.A.1 (Mass.), 1988163063
  • Tenneco Oil Co. v. City Council of Springfield, 549 N.E.2d 1135, 1990, Mass., 1990037886
  • Hampden County Bar Association, Member, 1985
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1980
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member, 1980
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • American Arbitration Association, Member, Panel Arbitrator
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Federal CJA, Defender Panel, 1986 to 2013
  • Town of Wilbraham Zoning Board of Appeals, Associate Member, 2000 to Present
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation, Life Member