Six Firm Members Selected to 2019 Super Lawyers Lists
A Competitive Multi-Step Process
Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn, P.C. is the proud home of an accomplished and successful team. Our firm and attorneys have been recognized by multiple leading organizations in the world of personal injury law.
SuperLawyers® selectees are identified by a custom, four-step process beginning with peer nominations. The organization brings in third-party researchers to assess all nominees, scoring them on 12 factors including verdicts/settlements, experience, certifications, pro bono work, and more. Top lawyers in each practice area evaluate all nominees and the cream of the crop are named to the Super Lawyers (5%) or Rising Stars (2.5%) list.
Congratulations to This Year’s Super Lawyers Honorees
For five of this year’s Super Lawyers selectees, the honor has become a tradition—and we are happy to announce the selection of yet another attorney to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. This year, Super Lawyers honored:
- Mark B. Decof (Partner) - Selected to Super Lawyers (2007 – 2019)
- Patrick C. Barry (Partner) - Selected to Super Lawyers (2010 – 2019)
- Jeffrey A. Mega (Partner) - Selected to Super Lawyers (2016 – 2019)
- Michael Quinn (Partner) - Selected to Super Lawyers (2016 – 2019); formerly selected to Rising Stars (2009 – 2015)
- Douglas E. Chabot - Selected to Rising Stars (2013 – 2019)
- Timothy J. Grimes - Selected to Rising Stars (2019, first year of selection)
Get to Know Our Accomplished Team
Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn was Rhode Island’s first firm dedicated to helping victims of personal injury, and we hope to set the standard in legal representation in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Our team brings over 200 years of collective experience to each case we take on.
Attorney Mark B. Decof
Over the last 37 years, Attorney Mark B. Decof’s hard work has resulted in his record amount of multimillion-dollar jury verdicts among Rhode Island trial lawyers. He has been recognized by numerous professional organizations including Best Lawyers. Attorney Decof is an American College of Trial Lawyers Fellow and serves on the Board of Governors for the Rhode Island Association for Justice.
Attorney Patrick C. Barry
Attorney Patrick C. Barry has worked at Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn, P.C. for the past 22 years, helping his clients win jury verdicts over seven figures after catastrophic injury and medical malpractice. Attorney Barry was recently voted to Best Lawyers in America 2020 and was named Lawyer of the Year by RhodeIsland Lawyers Weekly. He served as a former president of the Rhode Island Association for Justice and as a governor of the American Association for Justice, and is still a member of both organizations today.
Attorney Jeffrey A. Mega
For the past five years, Attorney Jeffrey A. Mega’s considerable trial experience has served clients of Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn, P.C. Attorney Mega was awarded Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review’s “AV Preeminent” rating, the highest honor possible. He serves as a member of the Justinian Law Society and the Attorneys Information Exchange Group, among others.
Attorney Michael P. Quinn, Jr.
Attorney Michael Quinn has been selected as a SuperLawyer or Rising Star every year consecutively since 2009. Since he joined the firm in 2010, he has regularly tried complex, high damage cases before Rhode Island and Massachusetts juries. He obtained the two highest medical malpractice verdicts in Rhode Island in the last three years and was named Lawyer of the Year by Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly in 2017.
Attorney Douglas E. Chabot
Before joining Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn, P.C. in 2010, Attorney Douglas E. Chabot served Associate Justice Francis X. Flaherty of the Rhode Island Supreme Court as a law clerk. He has also been a member of the Federal Bar Association since 2014 and served as the Associate Executive Editor for the Suffolk Law Review.
Attorney Timothy J. Grimes
Decof, Barry, Mega & Quinn, P.C. has benefitted from Attorney Timothy J. Grimes’ experience and tenacity since early 2017. His assistance has been vital to two eight-figure wins made by the firm in the past two years. From 2011 to 2012, Attorney Grimes worked as Editor-in-Chief at the Roger Williams University Law Review. Just this year he was named to the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island Association of Justice.
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