Full-Service South Shore Law Firm Specializing in Personal Injury, Real Estate, Business, Subrogation and Litigation
McGowan & Associates is a trusted full-service law firm for individuals, businesses and insurers who seek legal representation throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We are centrally located on the South Shore in Norwell, situated 18 miles from Plymouth and 25 miles from downtown Boston. Each of our attorneys live and work on the South Shore. With decades of legal experience, we provide our clients with effective counsel in navigating the region’s civil and criminal courts, real estate transactions, and business landscape.
Our attorneys are known for our expertise in personal injury cases across Massachusetts, including those involving motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, child injuries, product liability, and premises liability. We represent homeowners who need guidance with property damage claim process. We specialize in the representation of plaintiffs, committed to reaching the best financial results in every case.
Over the years, our attorneys have negotiated multi-million dollar settlements for personal injury victims and tried several hundred cases to verdict. Our attorneys are often consulted for their expertise, serving as both expert witnesses and mediators in personal injury cases. Several of our attorneys have been recognized among the top attorneys in Massachusetts by Super Lawyers.
Beyond injury cases, our attorneys represent clients in a wide range of legal matters, including real estate transactions, estate planning, insurance defense and litigation. McGowan & Associates has long advised South Shore and Boston area businesses, handling a range of matters from incorporation to the purchase or lease of commercial property. We also have an established subrogation practice that has resulted in meaningful recoveries throughout New England.
Our AttorneysOur firm was founded by Owen McGowan in 2001. Read more about Owen and our full team of attorneys. For a free legal consultation, you can also call 781-261-9977.
McGowan & Associates represents individuals who have been injured due to negligence in car accidents, premises liability, construction accidents, product liability, dog bites and other claims involving animals, medical malpractice, child injuries and wrongful death. Our attorneys have decades of experience investigating motor vehicle crashes in Plymouth County and across Massachusetts, including those which involve drunk driving; Uber, Lyft and other rideshare vehicles and injuries to pedestrians, bicyclists, and damage to property caused by motor vehicles. Learn more.
The firm is regularly retained to represent insurers on cases involving insurance coverage, general liability claims, bad faith claims, property coverage, premises liability, construction litigation and commercial lines. In addition, we specialize in multi-party product liability cases and are experienced in handling employment and sexual harassment claims.
We also advise and represent clients on a broad range of insurance defense matters. We have extensive experience handling cases involving construction defect matters, premises liability, automobile accident liability and other matters across Massachusetts. Learn more.
McGowan & Associates is a founding member of the National Alliance of Subrogation Counsel (NASC). We handle subrogation recovery for insurers throughout Massachusetts and New England. We strive to assist our clients through an aggressive yet cost-efficient approach and keep within the expressed desires of the client. Our broad experience allows us to handle a wide range of residential, commercial and industrial recovery efforts, from the origin and cause stage through settlement or trial. Learn more.
Mediation and Arbitration
As a mediator and arbitrator, Attorney Owen P. McGowan focuses on helping individuals and businesses resolve matters out of court. He is the author of the MCLE chapter on Alternative Dispute Resolution contained in the volume Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Torts: Liability and Litigation (4th Edition, 2016). He has provided alternative dispute solutions through the American Arbitration Association, The Duke University Private Adjudication Center and been privately retained by multiple attorneys and insurers. Learn more.
McGowan & Associates is experienced in helping individuals and families establish comprehensive estate plans to protect and provide for their loved ones. Learn more.
McGowan & Associates assists buyers, sellers and mortgage lenders in transactions involving the purchase and sale of real estate, as well as residential and commercial leasing agreements. Learn more.
Our attorneys provide business owners legal guidance in operating and protecting their business, as well as in the purchase and sale of commercial or industrial property and equipment. Learn more.