Cathryn Spaulding

Practice Areas

  • General Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Liability
  • Bad Faith
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Personal Injury Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Negligent Security
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Environmental
  • Toxic Torts

Cathryn Spaulding has over 30 years of jury trial and civil litigation experience in courts throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Her trial experience has encompassed a wide variety of matters including general insurance defense, insurance coverage, complex personal injury litigation, construction litigation, premises liability, automobile liability, breach of warranty, breach of contract, bad faith litigation, commercial litigation, negligent security, product liability, environmental and toxic torts. Attorney Spaulding has participated extensively in Alternative Dispute Resolution, including arbitrations and mediations.

In addition to her trial work, Attorney Spaulding has volunteered her time in various trial groups. She is a member of the DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar (DRI), American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA); and Massachusetts Defense Lawyer’s Association (MassDLA).


Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, BS cum laude, Criminal Justice, 1983; New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, JD 1993

Bar Admissions 

United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; United States District Court for the Districts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts; Rhode Island Supreme Court and Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Professional Associations

Massachusetts Bar Association; Rhode Island Bar Association; DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar; Massachusetts Defense Lawyer’s Association (MassDLA); American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Leadership Positions

Attorney Spaulding has served on the Board of Directors and also held officer positions as the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the MassDLA.