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Shamus J. Hyland

Fax +1.617.261.3175
Shamus Hyland is an associate in the litigation department of the firm’s Boston office. Mr. Hyland has experience in a variety of consumer finance litigation matters, including the defense of banking, mortgage lending, and consumer financing services companies in state and federal courts. Mr. Hyland also has experience counseling clients regarding their intellectual property portfolio development through the creation and development of copyrights and trademarks. In addition, he has represented clients in state and immigration courts with Kids in Need of Defense.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hyland was a judicial intern for the Honorable F. Dennis Saylor IV, and the Honorable Timothy S. Hillman, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. While in law school, Mr. Hyland worked at the Duke Children’s Law Clinic. He was a Summer Associate at K&L Gates in 2013.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Massachusetts Bar Association Boston Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Dartmouth Club of Greater Boston, Young Alumni Chairman
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra, Young Professionals Steering Committee
  • Successfully obtained dismissal on behalf of national lender client in consumer loan case.
  • Successfully obtained default judgment on behalf of pro bono client against his former colleague in conversion action.
  • Represented national financial institution in variety of contract and tort actions and disputes arising under state and federal laws including the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act and Truth in Lending Act.
  • Successfully obtained injunctive relief for a recording studio company in commercial landlord-tenant action.