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Mason J. Waring

Mason joined CCK in 2008 and is the Managing Attorney of the firm’s litigation practice.  He has an active civil litigation practice in the federal and state courts, focused on representing individuals in the application, appeals, and litigation of life, health, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurance benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and under private insurance contracts.  Mason’s practice also includes litigation of personal injury, business, employment, and contract disputes.  Nationally, Mason represents claimants in ERISA and non-ERISA administrative appeals of denied benefits.

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Mason graduated from Rhode Island College in 2003 and went on to graduate from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2007.  Prior to joining CCK, Mason worked in the Rhode Island Department of Administration, Division of Legal Services and the Governor’s Office of Legal Services.Mason has been recognized by his peers as a Rising Star by “Super Lawyers” since 2013, and is a contributing author to the American Bar Association’s book, ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits.  He serves as the Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee for the Federal Bar Association, Rhode Island Chapter.  He is also a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association and Rhode Island Association for Justice.  Mason enjoys spending time with his family and cycling.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation and Trial
  • ERISA Long Term Disability
  • ERISA Life Insurance
  • Private Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Construction Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Auto Accidents
  • Negligent Security
  • Criminal Negligence
  • Business Disputes
  • Contract Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • State of Rhode Island, 2007
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2014