William Dailey Jr.
Senior Partner
Office: 617-523-6010
Direct: 857-321-7019
Fax: 617-227-0927
Email: wdaileyjr@sloanewalsh.com

William J. Dailey, Jr. is the Senior Partner at the law firm of Sloane and Walsh. He specializes in the defense of professional liability, product liability, general liability, insurance coverage, and general civil litigation matters. He is a graduate of Boston College and Georgetown University Law School. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Dailey has been voted one of the 100 best lawyers in Massachusetts by his peers and has been honored by the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association by being selected for the Defense Lawyer of the Year Award. Mr. Dailey has regularly been selected for listing in the Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Dailey has also been a lecturer at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education seminars, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Harvard Law School and Suffolk Law School.

Mr. Dailey has been active in civic affairs in the Town of Lexington where he was a Selectman for 12 years. Mr. Dailey has also been asked to serve as a mediator or arbitrator in cases including product liability, construction accidents and medical malpractice claims.

  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Construction Defect Law & Construction Law
  • Automobile & Trucking Law
  • General Liability Litigation
  • Institutional & Corporate Counseling
  • Nursing Home Defense
Massachusetts, 1963

Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
J.D – 1963

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
B.S. – June, 1960
Major: Business Administration

Awards and Honors

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Recognized in 100 Best Lawyers in Massachusetts

Professional Activities

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Central Middlesex Bar Association, Past President
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
  • Speaker, Massachusetts Association of Trial Lawyers Seminars
  • Speaker, The Experts Analyze Brain Damaged Baby Cases, American Bar Association – National CLE Program Advisory Committee
  • Speaker, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Programs, Trial Practice
  • Co-Author with John P. Ryan., Esquire and Harry A. Pierce, Esquire, Closing Argument-Defendant’s Perspective, Massachusetts Courtroom Advocacy, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), 2005


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