Nigel Tamton

Nigel Tamton

Associate, Litigation


Nigel Tamton has counseled on a wide range of matters across various industries, including complex civil litigation and arbitration, responses to government investigations, corporate governance issues and disputes arising out of corporate transactions. Mr. Tamton regularly advises on securities cases, disputes arising out of insurance and reinsurance relationships, class action litigation, antitrust actions, trade secret misappropriation cases and intellectual property matters.

Mr. Tamton’s representations include:

  • defending a Boston-based technology company and its former officers in a federal securities class action litigated in Massachusetts federal court
  • working on the plaintiff-side prosecution on behalf of a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company in a contract dispute in Massachusetts state court
  • counseling a mutual insurance company in arbitration proceedings involving a claims dispute with a reinsurer
  • advising the board of directors of a Fortune 500 retailer in numerous matters, including responses to multiple shareholder demands and advice in connection with board governance questions
  • defending a global financial services firm in connection with inquiries by the Massachusetts Securities Division

Mr. Tamton has an active pro bono practice and regularly handles matters related to housing, immigration and wrongful convictions. In recognition of his work, Mr. Tamton was a recipient of the New England Innocence Project’s inaugural Marching Toward Freedom award. In addition, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly has honored Mr. Tamton with a Pro Bono Spotlight award and recognized him as one of its 2024 Up & Coming Lawyers.



  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2016
  • B.A., Boston University, 2011


  • Massachusetts

Nigel Tamton