Neal M. Lerer, Attorney at Law

Massachusetts Business and Personal Injury Lawyer

Serving clients in Eastern Massachusetts and Middlesex County 

for more than 30 years.

 If you are in need of a lawyer who focuses on civil litigation, estate planning, business law or auto accidents, Chelmsford, Massachusetts attorney Neal M. Lerer is fully equipped to get you the resolution you deserve. Serving clients throughout Eastern Massachusetts and Middlesex County, Attorney Lerer has more than 30 years of experience practicing law with a high rate of success. The legal system may be unwieldy and complex at times, but Attorney Lerer has the experience and knowledge necessary to turn your complicated problems into simple solutions.  

Carrying on a tradition of excellence

 Attorney Lerer has been practicing law in Massachusetts since 1980, and he has been working as a sole practitioner since 1996. During this time, he has gained a deep knowledge of the law in Massachusetts, which helps him find effective, creative solutions for his clients that other, less experienced attorneys might not see.

Curriculum Vitae

Neal M. Lerer, Esquire


Born:   Chelmsford, Massachusetts.


Brown University                                          A.B. 1976

Duke University School of Law                   J.D. 1979


Massachusetts                                                                  1979

 U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts           1980

 U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit                              1991



January 1980 to February 1996

Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy & Kenney, Boston, MA.  

Preparation, trial and appeal of civil cases, concentrating in insurance defense.

February 1996 to Present:    

Law Office of Neal M. Lerer, Chelmsford, MA.

General civil practice.


Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory;  A.V. rated, very high to preeminent (highest rating).

Who’s Who in American Law (8th Edition and following editions).


Doucette v. Handy and Harman, 35 Mass. App. Ct. 724 (1994). 

Established the accrual date for statute of limitations purposes in a products liability case where the particular chemical component causing the harm was unknown.


Co-Author, “Personal Injury and Death, Proof of Damages,” MCLE-NELI, Inc., 1980.

Co-Author, “Damages for Plaintiff and Defense Attorneys in Massachusetts,” National Business Institute, Inc.,  1990, 1992 (and seminar speaker). 


Co-Author, “Personal Injury Litigation Practice in Massachusetts,”  National Business Institute, Inc., 1991  (and seminar speaker). 

Co-Author, “Premises Liability, Preparation and Trial of a Difficult Case in Massachusetts,”   National Business Institute, Inc., 1994 (and seminar speaker).  


Corporator, Lowell Five Cents Savings Bank

Board of Former Presidents, Brown Club of Boston

Director, Harold Goodwin Legal Scholarship Fund

Director, Town of Chelmsford Scholarship Committee


Greater Lowell Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association (Civil Litigation Section)

Massachusetts Bar Foundation