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Ralph N. Cecere

Attorney Ralph N. Cecere has over 24 years of trial experience in the trial court and administrative agencies and has handled over 200 cases taken to trial in the Superior and District Court. He has been a practicing attorney at Ralph N. Cecere, P.C. (2007 – present), where he has represented insurance companies, small businesses and plaintiffs in first and third party insurance matters, personal injury cases (auto, premises liability, negligence) and business issues, acting as lead counsel in jury trials, binding arbitrations and settlement conferences; McNaught, Cecere & McNaught (2002-2007), where he did substantial litigation and trial work for large insurance defense practice in a variety of contract and tort cases with substantial active caseload, involving premises liability, auto, products liability and insurance coverage; and McNaught & Moriarty (1989-2001), where he handled a large file inventory of civil cases, mostly in defense of insurance companies involving first-third party property and personal injury claims, subrogation, declaratory judgments, bad faith, workmen’s compensation and appeals.

Attorney Cecere has extensive experience in insurance coverage matters for auto, homeowner’s and causality, having litigated hundreds of cases involving unfair insurance claim practices (chap. 93A). He also does criminal defense as a Bar Advocate in Essex County.

Practice Areas

Automotive, Civil Litigation, Insurance, Personal Injury, Premises Liability


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts (J.D., 1987)
  • Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts (B.A., Political Science, 1983).

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts Bar
  • New Hampshire Bar

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Former member of the Eastern Middlesex Bar Association.