Michael Coghlan



Michael Coghlan is a partner in the Providence office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Professional Liability Practice. Michael focuses his practice on architect and engineer professional liability, construction litigation, insurance defense and coverage. Michael also has significant experience in handling complex civil litigation, employment law issues, wrongful death matters, and general business litigation.

Michael has substantial civil trial and other experience in the states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island, and handling matters before the American Arbitration Association. Michael has also briefed and argued appellate matters before the Supreme Court of New Hampshire.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois' Providence office, Michael spent the last nine years at a Boston-based firm predominantly defending architects, engineers, and other design professionals from large professional liability claims.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Professional Liability

Additional Experience


  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association


Villanova University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2000

Stonehill College

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1997

Published Opinions

Lennartz v. Oak Point Associates, et al. 2015 N.H. Lexis 20


“New Hampshire Supreme Court Enforces the Statute of Repose,” Design & Construction Management Professional Reporter (Sept. 2015)