Amy Hackett is a partner in Peckar & Abramson’s Boston office. Her practice is focused on the representation of general contractors, public and private owners, developers, financial institutions, and other clients in a wide range of complex construction, real estate, and other commercial litigation throughout New England and in other states.
“P&A’s level of experience and dedication to the construction industry are second to none. The firm’s culture and commitment to excellence drew our Boston team to join the firm, and we are pleased to serve clients from this dynamic, national platform.”
Amy vigorously represents her clients in matters involving construction contract claims, design and construction defect claims, payment disputes, mechanic’s liens, warranty claims, and lease and build-out disputes. Before joining P&A, Amy was most recently in-house counsel handling construction litigation, pre-litigation construction claims, and other matters for a public authority providing water and wastewater services to over 3.1 million customers in the greater Boston area.
Amy regularly appears in state and federal courts throughout New England and has appeared and argued successfully before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and First Circuit Court of Appeals. Her approach is to develop a comprehensive, business-minded, practical strategy at the outset of each matter to provide her clients with efficient, cost-effective, and successful resolution of their claims.
Amy’s experience includes:
Amy’s litigation experience also includes representing residential and commercial lenders, loan servicers and other commercial entities in cases involving breach of contract claims, shareholder disputes, intentional torts, real estate title issues, violations of state and federal consumer protection laws, and unfair and deceptive trade practices.
Amy is a member of the Boston Bar Association, Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts and the AGC. She was previously named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star list. Amy received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, her M.A. from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and B.A. from Connecticut College.
State of Massachusetts
State of Maine
U.S. District Court for the State of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the State of Maine
First Circuit Court of Appeals
Boston Bar Association
Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts
The Associated General Contractors of America (Massachusetts Chapter)
Connecticut College, B.A., summa cum laude
University of Massachusetts Boston, M.A.
Northeastern University School of Law, J.D.
Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015-2019