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28 State Street
Suite 1050
Boston, MA 02109


J.D., summa cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 2013

  • Suffolk University Law Review, Note Editor (2011 - 2013)
  • National Trial Team (2011 - 2013)
  • National Constitutional Law Appellate Team (2011 - 2013)
  • National Health Law Appellate Team (2011)
  • Prosecutor’s Clinic (2012 - 2013)

B.S., Health Policy and Management, Providence College, 2010

B.A., Philosophy, Providence College, 2010


Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch distinction in Commercial Litigation (2021-2024)

Super Lawyers Rising Star (2018-2022)


Stephen J. Orlando is a trial attorney in the Boston office of GRSM. He represents clients in complex commercial disputes and significant personal injury claims.  In addition to his defense practice, Mr. Orlando has obtained substantial jury verdicts on behalf of plaintiffs.  In 2022, Mr. Orlando obtained a $1.4 million verdict on behalf of his client.  In 2019, he obtained a $10.6 million verdict on behalf of his client.  In both cases, Mr. Orlando obtained a court order for the opposing party to pay his client’s legal fees and expenses.  

Mr. Orlando has also drafted and argued appeals in the Massachusetts Appeals Court, Supreme Judicial Court, and Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Mr. Orlando graduated summa cum laude from Suffolk University Law School, where he ranked seventh out of 350 students.  During law school, he served as a Note Editor for the Suffolk University Law Review.  He was also a member of the National Trial Team, National Constitutional Law Appellate Team, and National Health Law Appellate Team.  

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Orlando obtained degrees in Philosophy and Health Policy from Providence College. 


Commonwealth of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit 


Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
Massachusetts Bar Association – Business Law Section Council (2019-2020)

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