• Overview

    Career Overview

    Margaret E. Strauss joined Arrowood LLP as an Associate in 2016. Her practice includes all areas of civil litigation, including business litigation, employment disputes, medical malpractice, and personal injury. Maggie represents clients throughout every stage of the litigation process, from pre-suit settlement negotiations to trial.

    Maggie is a 2016 graduate of Boston College Law School. She served as articles editor for the Boston College Law Review and authored a note which was published in the journal’s September 2015 edition. Maggie also spent a semester working at the Boston College Legal Services LAB where she provided pro bono legal services to low-income clients in family law and housing cases.

    While at BC Law School, she clerked at the law department of the City of Boston, where she assisted with the litigation of a civil rights case in federal court. She also spent the summer after her second year of law school as a summer associate at Arrowood LLP.

    Prior to attending law school, Maggie spent two years working as a paralegal, with particular focus on toxic tort litigation.

    Notable Cases

    • Worked with Arrowood LLP partner, Lisa G. Arrowood, to reach a $1,000,000 settlement in a medical malpractice and wrongful death case related to a doctor’s failure to diagnose lung cancer.
    • Served as trial counsel and obtained jury verdict awarding client damages on counterclaims asserted after client had been sued.
    • Served as trial counsel on behalf of an international software company in a case involving claims of breach of contract and violations of the Massachusetts Wage Act.
    • Served as trial counsel on behalf of plaintiff injured by proton beam radiation treatment.

    Honors and Awards

    • 2020 Rising Star for Civil Litigation, Super Lawyers
    • Order of the Coif, Boston College Law School

    Publications and Lectures

    • Author, “Too Early or Too Late: U.S. Supreme Court Should Rule Constructive Discharge Claims Accrue Upon Resignation,” 56 B.C. L. Rev. 1613 (2015), Boston College Law Review, 2015.


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