New England’s Premier Insurance Defense Firm

Vincent M Tentindo

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  • Managing Partner


Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation Law


Vincent M. Tentindo is the managing partner of Tentindo, Kendall, Canniff & Keefe, LLP, the largest workers’ compensation defense firm in New England. He was formerly a senior partner at Parker, Coulter, Daley & White and then with Peabody & Arnold when the two firms merged in 1995. Vincent received his bachelor’s degree from Boston College in 1975, magna cum laude, and his law degree from Suffolk University Law School in 1978. He is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts. Vincent was an Adjunct Professor at New England School of Law in Boston and taught the course on Workers’ Compensation Practices with an emphasis on violence in the workplace and employment discrimination.

Vincent has represented insurers and employers in workers’ compensation matters for over 40 years involving high exposure workers’ compensation matters, occupational diseases and complex medical fact patterns. He also specializes in representing professional sports teams in disability and workers’ compensation issues.


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1978
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1975
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1978
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • Former Member of the Judicial Nominating Committee of the Department of Industrial Accidents appointed by Governor Deval Patrick
  • Member of the Board of Directors of SIGAM (Self Insurance Group Association of Massachusetts)
  • Member of the DRI Workers’ Compensation Committee
  • Co-Chair of the Litigation Group at Peabody & Arnold, 1995 to 2000


  • Named Massachusetts Super Lawyer by Boston Magazine for Workers’ Compensation
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell
  • Fellow of The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Classes & Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor of Workers’ Compensation at New England School of Law in Boston, 2020
  • Lecturer Lorman Educational Services

Past Positions

  • Parker Coulter Daley & White
  • Peabody & Arnold, Co-Chair of the Litigation Group, 1995 to 2000

Published Works

  • Ten of the Most Influential Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Cases Over the Last 100 Years, Journal of Workers’ Comp., Volume 18, Number 3, 2009
  • Battle of Chelsea Creek, May 27, 1775 (Graves’ Misfortune), Revere Historical Commission, 1978