A partner with the Firm since 1977, Jeffrey Swope focuses his practice on representing colleges and universities. In addition to representing his clients in court and administrative actions, he advises them on a wide range of non-litigation matters, including student and faculty issues, internal investigations, federal and state regulatory matters, and government contracting.
In his insurance practice, Mr. Swope emphasizes coverage, rate regulation, and lawyers’ professional liability issues. He also maintains a general civil litigation practice for a variety of other clients.
Mr. Swope has served as a trial advisor and judge in trial-practice courses at the Harvard Law School, and as a trial-practice advisor and lecturer at legal education programs for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.
Mr. Swope has been named the Best Lawyers' 2014 Boston Education Law "Lawyer of the Year," and has also been listed in the Best Lawyers in America publication for his work in Commercial Litigation and Education Law since 2005.