- Massachusetts, 1999
- U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2016
- Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1999
- Juris Doctorate
- Cum Laude
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1996
- B.A. English and communications
- Cum Laude
- 2010 Rudman Prize for trial advocacy from MCLE
- Lead counsel in a case listed by Massachusetts Lawyerís Weekly as the top 10 opinions of 2010, Lev. v. Beverly Enterprises-Massachusetts, Inc.
- Fluent in Spanish
- AVVO* rating 10/10
- Selected to Super Lawyers**: 2015 – 2016
- Board of Governors, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
- Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
- Boston Bar Association
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Boston Inn of Courts
Marc Diller majored in English and communications and earned a B.A., cum laude, from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, cum laude. Marc started working at the Law Offices of William Diller in 1997. Marc and his father, William practiced law together between 1999 and 2013. In 2013, Marc started DILLER LAW, P.C.
For 16 years, Marc had the luxury of working with and/or practicing law with his father. Marc learned a lot from William’s forty-plus years experience in law. William acted as editor-in-chief of the Suffolk Law Review (’69), clerked J. Reardon at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (’70), was an associate at one of Boston’s premier big law firms, and during William’s 40 years in private practice, he handled many complex and significant personal injury cases.
In practice, Marc has now handled all aspects of personal injury cases from intake to trial. Over the years, Marc has resolved successfully a multitude of cases through trial, litigation, arbitration, mediation and settlement. In practice, Marc has tried or argued cases in many of the Courts in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Marc’s practice is dedicated to the litigation and trial of personal injury cases, with an emphasis in the areas of liquor liability, motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents defective products and premises liability. Marc has also litigated or handled insurance coverage disputes, dog bites, property losses, consumer protection cases, MBTA cases and State Tort Claims. Marc also argued the appeal of a case aimed at proving liquor liability against an employer who convened a work-related business meeting at a bar. Marc is a member of numerous organizations and committees.
Marc has developed a strong reputation for his aggressive, yet practical approach to litigating and resolving personal injury cases.
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Selected Recent Cases
Defective fishing rod injures fisherman
Attorney Diller brought a Product Liability claim against the Chinese manufacturer, designer and the local seller of an unsafe fishing rod which broke under low tension resulting in shrapnel from the rod striking the eye of the fisherman using the rod. Plaintiff’s expert was prepared to testify that the defendants did not test the product to its minimum recommended line strength and the unsafe rod fractured because the composite materials were too weak not to fracture under stress below the recommended line strength. Before trial, at a pre-trial mediation, the case settled.
Teenage motorist injures Motorcyclist
Attorney Diller represented a motorcyclist who suffered a severe wrist injury resulting in multiple surgeries and permanent disability. At trial, Attorney Diller showed that the teenage motorist pulled in front of the motorcyclist and left the motorcyclist no time to react causing plaintiff to be ejected from the motorcycle over the defendant’s car and onto the highway pavement. After five days of trial the case settled.
Jury Verdict in fall on unsafe property
Attorney Diller brought a premises liability claim on behalf of a real estate agent against the owner of a real estate agency who left open and unguarded an unsafe trap door in the back office’s floor. Plaintiff represented the real estate agent who fell through the unguarded hole in the floor and suffered multiple injuries over his body including, most significantly, a shoulder injury requiring surgery. The Defendants contested liability and alleged comparative fault against the plaintiff. After trial, Attorney Diller secured a jury verdict on behalf of the plaintiff real estate agent.
Drunk Driver injures pedestrian
Attorney Diller brought a liquor liability claim against a restaurant which over-served a customer who left the restaurant, drove two miles down the road and ran over the pedestrian resulting in the driver’s third drunk driving conviction. Plaintiff’s expert was prepared to testify that even though there was no blood alcohol tests for the drunk driver, the drunk driver would have been showing signs of intoxication at the time he was last served alcohol comparable to those signs he showed at the scene of the collision. At a pre-trial mediation, the case against the restaurant settled.