Bedford, MA WW/Press/March 29, 2016 – Leonard Y. Nason, Attorney with The Law Offices of Leonard Y. Nason, P.C., was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America – 2016 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments and achievements attained by Mr. Leonard Nason in the field of Legal Services warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America. Attorney Leonard Nason strives to provide personal attention and dedicated service to each and every one of his clients. He is a recognized expert in the field of Massachusetts and National workers’ compensation law, and concentrates his practice on personal injury litigation and all aspects of disability law, including the inter-relationship of ADA, FMLA, ADEA, OSHA, and other related employment laws. Mr. Nason also regularly consults with major employment law firms and has authored numerous publications concerning workers’ compensation reform. Publications and Seminars: “Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation”, by Nason, Koziol & Wall, Volume 29 (3rd Edition, 2003), Massachusetts Practice Series, published by West Thompson Group, Supplements (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011) to Volume 29 (3rd Edition, 2003), Lead author of “Massachusetts Workmen’s Compensation”, Nason & Koziol, Mass. Practice Series, published by West Thompson Group, Author and co-author of numerous publications concerning Workers’ Compensation Reform Legislation including Nason and Wall, “Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Reform Act” (1990), (1995), and (2002) Supplementing “Massachusetts Workmen’s Compensation”, Volume 29 (2nd Edition, 1981), Massachusetts Practice Series, previously authored by Laurence S. Locke. Contributor to MBA seminars and contributor and speaker for Council on Education and Management, Lorman, MCLE, NBI, PESI, AIM, SBANE, ATLA and various other groups concerning Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation from 1981 to date.
Mr. Nason sits on many boards, 1983 – 1990 – a working member of the Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Reform Task Force, 1991 – served as a consultant to the working group for the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Commerce and Labor (co-chaired by Senator Lois Pines and House Representative Suzanne Bump) relative to drafting the 1991 Workers’ Compensation Reform Bill. Participant in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons’ study of medical approaches to Workers’ Compensation reform, a national study, 1989; Various dates from 1986 – 1993 – Member of team of consultants to the DIA Medical Consultant Consortium, the DIA Health Care Services Board, Advisory Subgroup concerning treatment guidelines for the management of chronic pain syndrome & chronic neuromuscular skeletal injury; 1986 – a member of the 1986 Transition Team for the Rules Committee of the Department of Industrial Accidents. In this capacity, Mr. Nason assisted the DIA in the drafting and promulgation of department regulations. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Workers’ Compensation Trial Lawyers Association. Legal and Bar Association Activities: ABA/Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS), and Labor and Employment Law Section: – Website Editorial Board – Special Standing Committee, Member – 2010- 2011;2011-2012 – History Committee- Special Standing Committee, Member – 2010-2011;2011-2012 -Workers’ Compensation & Employers’ Liability Committee, Chair, 2007-2008; Chair-Elect, 2006 -2007, Vice-Chair 2003 – 2014- TIPS: Public Relations Committee, member, 2007 – 2012;- TIPS: Task Force RE: AMA Guidelines to Permanent Impairment, 6th Ed., Member, 2007 to 2011;- The Federal Involvement in Insurance Regulation Modernization Task Force of the Tort —Trial and Insurance Section (or TIPS FIIRM Task Force), Member, 2004 – 2012; The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, served as a Board Member, Term 2007-2012; Member Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Centennial Celebration Committee, 2010 – 2012.
Attorney Nason’s honors include: AV Rated, Preeminent, highest rating, by Martindale-Hubbell, Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys, Who’s Who In American Law, Awarded “Man of the Year” by the American Biological Institute in 1992, Who’s Who In American Society and Business, American Business & Insurance Attorneys’ Directory of Preferred US, Canadian, and International Law Firms, Who’s Who Worldwide Registry of Business Leaders , National Registry of Who’s Who Executives and Professionals, Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, inducted 2007.
Mr. Nason received his B.A. magna cum laude from Tufts University, recipient of the Peter Belfer Award for Outstanding Writing in Political Science, 1976, J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 1979.
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