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160 Gould Street, Suite 100
Needham, MA 02494
Phone: (781) 455-0707
Fax: (781) 455-8879

Sheila E. McCravy

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Experience
Attorney Sheila E. McCravy has been an attorney with the firm since 1997.  Attorney McCravy concentrates her practice in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, labor law, and civil rights litigation.  She has appeared before various State and Federal Courts, including the Massachusetts District and Superior Courts, the Massachusetts Appeals Court, and the United States District Court.  Attorney McCravy has argued before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and has represented clients in front of a range of state agencies including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board, the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission, the Division of Labor Relations, and the Division of Administrative Law Appeals.   In addition to her work in court and before state agencies, Attorney McCravy has successfully represented clients in over one hundred arbitrations and mediations. 

Representative Cases and Matters
•    Successful litigation of a dram shop claim against an establishment that over-served a patron.  The patron left the establishment in his vehicle and struck a State Police cruiser that had stopped in a breakdown lane to assist a disabled motorist, causing severe physical injuries to the Trooper.  Attorney McCravy assisted in litigating this case to a jury award exceeding two million dollars.
•    Received one the largest jury awards in a defamation action against an individual whom had made false allegations against a State Police Officer. 
•    Negotiated several six figure settlements in various personal injury claims including motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, and premise liability actions.
•    As representative for several municipal police unions, Attorney McCravy has pursued and resolved matters of discipline, injured on duty claims, involuntary retirement and grievances.  She has also negotiated numerous collective bargaining agreements on behalf of police unions, obtaining increases in wages, stipends, and various other beneficial contractual language.
•    Representative of numerous police officers and associations regarding the Commonwealth’s budget provisions affecting their receipt of full compensation pursuant to G.L. c.41, 108L (Quinn Bill).  

Bar & Court Admissions
•    Massachusetts Bar
•    United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Education
University of Tennessee College of Law
Juris Doctor, 1994

Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Arts, 1991



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