Attorney Edward Prisby is a trial attorney and partner at the Lexington office of Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, LLP, where he chairs the firm’s civil litigation practice. Ed distinguishes himself by providing cost-effective, ends-oriented, zealous service to his clients.
Attorney Prisby has over a decade of trial experience and litigates a wide range of issues. He has tried multi-million dollar, complex business litigation matters in Suffolk Superior Court. He has litigated cutting-edge ERISA claims involving allegations of employment discrimination in the issuance of long term disability insurance benefits. He has personally handled multi-million dollar wrongful death actions, achieving sizable settlements for his clients. He has tried complex fraud and real estate litigation matters in the United States District Court for Massachusetts. He also has tried estate litigation matters involving allegations of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty in Massachusetts Superior and Probate courts.
He was part of a trial team that secured his client the right to construct a wind turbine on their property in a historically zoned district, and prevailed on appeal when that decision was challenged. He personally handles both jury and bench trials in cases involving business disputes, construction, real estate litigation, personal injury, sexual harassment, employment, worker’s compensation, and more.
He is admitted to practice in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He was selected as a Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2008 and 2009. This designation is limited to the top five percent of attorneys under 40 in the Commonwealth. Attorney Prisby earned his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 2002, and his B.A. from the University of New Hampshire in 1997 with a degree in Political Science. He also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Bruce Selya in the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ed is a volunteer in his community, Grafton, Massachusetts, where he has served on Grafton’s Affordable Housing Trust, Grafton’s Finance Committee as chairman, and the Grafton Select Board.
Areas Of Practice
- Massachusetts, 2002
- New Hampshire, 2005
- U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2002
- Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
- J.D – 2002
- University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
- Bachelor of Arts
- Major: Political Science
Honors and Awards
- Super Lawyers Rising Star
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Massachusetts Bar Association, 2014
- Middlesex Bar Association, 2016
Pro Bono Activities
- Grafton Finance Committee, Chair, 2016
- Grafton Affordable Housing Trust, 2012 to 2015
- Tau Kappa Epsilon