A Boston White-Collar Criminal Defense and
Civil Litigation Boutique

Recognized by Prestigious Law Firms Throughout the United States
and The European Union

Dwyer LLC


When you require Boston legal counsel


Consider Litigators With Over Forty-Five Years Of Experience, Including Successful Relationships With In-House Corporate Counsel And Referral Relationships With Prominent National And International Law Firms.


Founded by Tom Dwyer, a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers since 1986 and former President of the Boston Bar Association.

"The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience...."

~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse, Boston, MA






Thomas E. Dwyer, Jr. is recognized as one of the region's preeminent litigators in the field of white-collar criminal defense. He also has a broad civil litigation practice, including state, federal and multidistrict litigation. Tom has tried many of the most complex state and federal criminal matters in this and other jurisdictions.



Jonathan C. Crafts has over 10 years of experience representing clients in white-collar matters, including both civil and criminal governmental investigations, and civil litigation. From initiation through resolution, Jonathan manages all aspects of litigation and investigation defense.


Of Counsel

Isaac Garcia-Dale has represented clients in civil and criminal white-collar matters. Isaac represents clients in internal and government criminal and civil investigations and is also an experienced civil litigator with an emphasis on complex financial matters.


John Adams Courthouse, Boston, MA



Crisis Questions Demand Experienced Answers

You can obtain the result you desire through Dwyer LLC's formidable experience and expertise. We work as an efficient, collaborative, and collegial team.


Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly listed Tom Dwyer as one of the 50 Most Influential Attorneys in Massachusetts Over the Past 50 Years.

Dwyer, who “ranks among a tiny cadre of the city’s super criminal defense lawyers,” brings decades of legal acumen to the table with a “focused perseverance and legal savvy [that] have become the stuff of near legend.”

~ The Boston Globe


Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA



Civil Crisis Demands Both Experienced Answers and Close Relationships with Our Court System


Without question, when you are looking for either lead or co-counsel in Massachusetts, you need a firm with the knowledge and acumen in civil litigation to develop and execute a winning strategy.


“Without Tom Dwyer’s help, there would simply be no Business Litigation Session in the Massachusetts Trial Court.”

~ Suzanne DelVecchio (former Chief Justice of the Superior Court Division of the Massachusetts Trial Court)

Recent Civil Matters:

  • Representing accountant in several related matters arising out of alleged Pyramid scheme, including bankruptcy and a multi-billion dollar Multi-District Litigation class action in Federal District Court.

  • Representing former shareholder claiming fraud and misrepresentation on contractual obligations arising out of sale of shares.


John Adams Courthouse, Interior, Boston, MA



Criminal Crisis Demands Experienced Answers

For an executive, in-house, or outside counsel, receipt of a federal grand jury subpoena demands an immediate, reasoned, and aggressive response.

You know that the crisis may bring you or your client to the edge of the abyss.

Even in the most serious of circumstances, this firm’s range and depth of knowledge will provide you with the assurance you need.


Recent Criminal White Collar Matters and Government Investigations:

  • Represented accountant in criminal investigation of company and executives accused of running alleged Pyramid scheme and in related SEC investigation.

  • Representing comptroller and bookkeeper accused of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.

First Circuit White-Collar Review

Welcome to the Source for Analysis on White-Collar Matters in the First Circuit.

Designed to help the legal practitioner with arguing white-collar matters in the First Circuit, this compilation of case notes and analysis on selected matters is your one-stop shop.



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