Sarrouf Law, LLP



University of Texas (LL.B., 1960)

Bowdoin College (A.B., 1955)

Wilbraham & Monson Academy (1951)


Private Practice Of Law:

Sarrouf Law, LLP, Senior Partner

Admitted To Practice:

State of Texas/1960

Commonwealth Of Massachusetts/1961

Federal District Courts: Vermont/1961; Massachusetts/1962

Supreme Court of the United States/1980

Special Assistant Attorney General – Eminent Domain Division, Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1961-1962

Special Assistant District Attorney Middlesex County; Commonwealth of Massachusetts/1975

Adjunct Professor of Law 1974-1993, New England School of Law (Trial Advocacy and Trial Preparation)

Professional Areas of Practice:

Aviation Law; Products Liability; Medical and Professional Malpractice;

General Liability; Contracts; Securities; and Commercial Litigation.


Massachusetts Bar Association: President, 1998-1999; President-Elect, 1997; Vice President, 1996; Treasurer, 1995

American College of Trial Lawyers: Regent for Northeast Region, 1998-2002; State Chair for Massachusetts, 1991-1993; Fellow, 1983

Trustee ACTL Foundation, 2007- present

Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1999

Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates, 1989

President, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1986-1988

Member, Board of Governors, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1982-1986

Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Foundation

Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Fellow, The Roscoe Pound Foundation


Chairman, Board of Governors, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 1994-1998, 2008-2009

Chairman/Board of Directors, American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities, lnc., 1988-1990, 1991-1992

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/ALSAC, Board of Governors & Directors, 1984- present, Memphis, Tennessee

National Director, Kahlil Gibran Foundation, 1990-1994

General Counsel Pro Bono, Diocese of Newton for the Melkite Catholics of the United States, 1966- present


Chair/Magistrate – Review Committee U.S. District Court – District of Massachusetts, 1999

Member, Massachusetts Commission on Judicial Conduct, 1990-1996

Member, Recall Committee, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 1986-1990

Member, Massachusetts Judicial Nominating Commission, 19804984

Appointed Discovery Master & Special Master by the Superior Court


Testified on issues of legal negligence and legal fees for Plaintiff and Defendant, Mass. Superior Courts for Suffolk & Middlesex County.

Served as Mediator and Arbitrator by Agreement of Counsel and at request of Superior Court.


Honorary Doctor of Law, New England School of Law, June 1980 (Cited: “For bringing to the classroom the excitement of the courtroom”)

Endowment Honoree – Camille F. Sarrouf Scholarship, Social Law Library of Massachusetts,November – 1990

Distinguished Service Award, Nicholas G. Beram Veterans Association, November 18, 1990 (Cited: For humane work, devotion and unique service to the people of our community in promoting the spirit of brotherhood)

American ORT Jurisprudence Award – 1994 (Cited: For his public spiritedness, community achievement and deep concern for human life)

Wilbraham & Monson Academy,Distinguished Alumni Award, 1996

Ellis Island Medal of Honor Recipient – 2001 (Cited: For his dedication, preservation and enhancement of American values and extraordinary service to his heritage and to humanity)

Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2008 (Cited: For his vast contributions to the legal community, his belief and constant support of the Academy and his incredible generosity of spirit)

Papal lnsigne~ Awarded Gold Medal, Pro Ecciesia at Pontifice, By Pope Paul VI, 1975 (Cited: For his pro-bono efforts in the transfer of properties from the Latin Ordinaries to the newly established Melkite Catholic Diocese)

Cross of Jerusalem, Patriach Maximos V Hakim – 1983 (Cited for providing legal counsel for more than twenty years, seeking neither compensation nor recognition)