Foster Eldridge LLP
St. John's University
2000 - 2003
Chad P. Brouillard graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell with a B.A., magna cum laude, and with a dual major in English Literature and Philosophy. He then graduated from Boston College with a M.A. in Philosophy. During that time he worked with information technology for area Internet-based startup companies. Thereafter, in 2003, Mr. Brouillard obtained his J.D. from St. John University's School of Law with a Dean's List distinction. During law school, Mr. Brouillard interned with the United States Attorney's Office and then with the Hon. Joseph M. McLaughlin, United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. He was also a Comment and Notes Editor for the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. Mr. Brouillard is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.
Prior to joining Foster & Eldridge, LLP, Mr. Brouillard practiced general civil litigation in New York, New York and more recently, Boston, Massachusetts, where he focused on medical malpractice defense and healthcare law.
Mr. Brouillard authored the articles,"The Impact of E-Discovery on Healthcare Litigation" for the Defense Research Institute's national magazine, For the Defense and "The Silent E-Discovery Revolution in State Court" for the Massachusetts Bar Association's Civil Litigation Section Review, among others. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brouillard also co-authored the amicus brief on behalf of the MDLA in Leavitt v. Brockton Hospital, et al., (SJC-10296, June 9, 2009) which is the leading case limiting the potential liability of medical providers to non-patient third parties. Mr. Brouillard regularly lectures on e-discovery in healthcare for Continuing Medical Education, Continuing Legal Education and Risk Management programs. On November 11, 2009 Attorney Brouillard will be presenting at the Obstetric Malpractice Conference in Chicago, Illinois, and a brochure for the conference is available here.
Present areas of practice include Medical Malpractice Defense, Health Care Law, E-Discovery in Health Care, Representation of Medical Professionals before State Licensing Agencies, Premises Liability, Education Law and General Civil Litigation.
Memberships include: the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association (Chair of the Associates Division), the Defense Research Institute (E-Discovery Liaison for the Medical Liability Committee), the Massachusetts Society for Healthcare Risk Management, and AHIMA.