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Seta Accaoui is an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation group. Seta specializes in asbestos and talc litigation, toxic torts, products liability and insurance defense. Additionally, Seta has handled residential and commercial real estate acquisitions, sales, leasing, financing, zoning and development work. She has successfully represented clients in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including condominium disputes, landlord/tenant, complex title clearing matters, contract disputes and 93A claims in District, Superior and Land Court. Seta has also handled estate planning work, including preparing estate documents for her client’s needs and handling estate and trust administrations. She has advised clients on asset protection, taxation and handled entity formations and transfers of property.

Seta currently serves on the Board for the Armenian International Women’s Association New England Affiliate. She actively mentors law students and volunteers as a judge for moot court competitions. Seta previously served as the Chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee at her prior firm, and has been chosen to speak on the state of diversity in the legal profession at conferences.

Credentials

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate (2021-Present)
  • CMBG3 Law LLC
    • Associate (2016-2021)
  • Governo Law Firm
    • Associate (2016)
  • Gordon Meyer & Associates, P.C.
    • Associate (2015-2016)
    • Law Clerk (2014-2015)
  • FitzGerald & Company, LLC
    • Immigration Law Clinic (2013)
  • Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, Chelsea District Court
    • Legal Intern (2013)
  • Massachusetts Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights & Economic Justice
    • Legal Intern (2011-2012)
  • Law Offices of Parnagian & Marinelli PC
    • Legal Intern (2010)

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars (2018-2021)

Certifications

  • 2021 Rho II Class – Leadership Rhode Island
  • Transformational DEI Certificate – Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Armenian International Women’s Association – New England
    • Board of Governors, Secretary
  • Suffolk University Applied Legal Studies Program
    • Member of the Advisory Board

Professional Affiliations

  • Armenian Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • Diversity and Inclusion Membership Committee
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Women's Bar Association
    • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Member

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Armenian

News & Insight

Firm News

Attorney Seta Accaoui Joins Hinckley Allen Litigation Group

December 13, 2021

Seta Accaoui has joined Hinckley Allen as an associate in the litigation group at the firm’s Providence office. Seta’s practice area is focused on asbestos and talc litigation, toxic torts, products liability and insurance defense. She also has handled…

Publications

  • Quoted in The New York Times, “The New R.S.V.P.: A Signed Coronavirus ‘Waiver,’” December 2020
  • The National Law Review, “Waivers Not Waving Goodbye to COVID-19 Lawsuits,” September 2020
  • The National Law Review, “One-Two Punch: Businesses Must Fight the Virus and Possibly Liability Claims,” July 2020
  • The National Law Review, “Eviction Moratorium Extensions Nationwide,” October 2020
  • Claims, “Navigating the Haze of Marijuana Laws,” November 2017