New England’s Premier Insurance Defense Firm

Susan F. Kendall

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  • Founding Partner


Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Social Security
  • Long Term Disability Benefits and Related Issues
  • Medicare


Susan F. Kendall was formerly a partner at Peabody & Arnold LLP from 1995 to 2000. Susan previously worked at Parker, Coulter, Daley & White, a firm specializing in litigation for the business and insurance industry, as an associate beginning in 1981 and Partner from 1987 to 1995. Susan received her bachelor’s degree from Smith College in 1978 and her law degree from New England School of Law, cum laude, in 1981. She is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts, the Federal District Court in Massachusetts, 1st Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Susan’s practice areas include Workers’ Compensation, Social Security, Long Term Disability benefits and related issues, such as FMLA, ADA, and Medicare set aside issues. She is active with the MCLE in regards to workers’ compensation & social security disability and has lectured on social security disability benefits, ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation to various insurers, employers, lawyers.


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1981
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1978
    • Major: Anthropology
    • Major: Sociology

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

Professional Associations

  • Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers, Secretary
  • Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers, Member
  • National Association of Social Security Representatives, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Disability Law Center, Member

Classes & Seminars

  • Workers Compensation/Social Security, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education

Representative Clients

  • MAKR Insurers

Past Positions

  • Parker Coulter, Daley & White, Partner, 1987 to 1995