New England’s Premier Insurance Defense Firm

Who Are We?

At Tentindo, Kendall, Canniff & Keefe, LLP, our attorneys concentrate on representing insurers, businesses and employers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Vermont. Founded in 2000 by four partners from Peabody & Arnold in Boston, the firm has become one of the largest firms handling workers’ compensation, employment law and insurance defense litigation.

With our full-time attorneys, Tentindo, Kendall, Canniff & Keefe, LLP, enjoys a stellar reputation, and our clients include many of America’s “Fortune 500” companies. We focus on specific client needs with the individualized attention of a small firm environment.

Our Team:

The attorneys and staff at Tentindo, Kendall, Canniff & Keefe, LLP, have a broad range of skills and experience in the area of Workers’ Compensation. Our managing partner is a former Adjunct Professor at the New England School of Law and teaches a law course on Workers’ Compensation; our attorneys regularly conduct seminars for a national business education and training organization; two are former Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) administrative judges; one is former General Counsel of the DIA and another former Assistant General Counsel of the DIA.

To learn more about our attorneys’ diverse skills and backgrounds, please visit our Attorney by State directory.

How We Work

Our approach is to combine the years of experience our staff has in the area of Workers’ Compensation with the personalized service found in smaller firms. Our attorneys and support staff are dedicated to specific clients, allowing us to provide a team approach that focuses on finding solutions to our client’s issues and reducing the cost of litigation. When necessary, we vigorously defend our clients with a proven record of success.

The Managing Partner at Tentindo, Kendall, Canniff & Keefe, LLP, is responsible for supervising, assigning, and coordinating the various legal teams and practice groups. He is responsible for the continuing professional development of the attorneys at Tentindo, Kendall, Canniff & Keefe, LLP, and for updating the firm’s clients on recent developments in their particular areas of concern. He is available to discuss any issue, case or hypothetical fact pattern with the firm’s clients at any time. All attorneys at Tentindo, Kendall, Canniff & Keefe, LLP, are available via email, voicemail, or mobile/office telephone at any time. This specialized and personalized service sets us apart from other firms.

Our depth and breadth of experience enables us to:

  • Research and analyze the law and any issues presented or potential issues and provide a detailed litigation report;
  • Analyze and summarize complicated medical reports, insurance and legal documents or statements and incorporate them into a detailed oral or written legal argument;
  • Appear in court, arbitrations, or administrative tribunals on behalf of clients to present a well-reasoned argument based on their experience, analysis of the case and case law, and discussions with the client;
  • Finally, negotiate with the parties involved in the case to resolve legal disputes, including, if appropriate, settlement of the matter.

The attorneys at Tentindo, Kendall, Canniff & Keefe, LLP, report to a partner of the firm assigned to oversee the particular case for a positive result. The partner is responsible for supervising the attorney and coordinating the defense of the case, including overseeing its budget.

In addition, we frequently offer seminars, training sessions and strategic advice to clients.

Who We Work For

Our clients include many of America’s “Fortune 500” companies and small businesses with operations and employees within the Commonwealth and the neighboring states of Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island.

Meet With Us Today

Our office space is conveniently located at 75 Hood Park Drive in historic Charlestown, Massachusetts, and we can offer complimentary use of our meeting facilities to our clients, with plenty of free parking and quick and convenient access to downtown Boston and Logan International Airport.

We appreciate our clients and the team approach we have built with them as we deal with their litigation head-on, and we hope you are a member of that team. Call 617-242-9600 or send an email to learn more about the way we work.