Robert F. Hennessy

• Western New England  College School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude 2009

• University of Massachusetts, B.A. History 1996

• Admitted to practice law in the State of Massachusetts, all U.S. District Courts in Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.


A native of western Massachusetts, Bob received a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Massachusetts in 1996 and a juris doctor degree, cum laude, from Western New England College School of Law in 2009.

While at Western New England, Bob served as notes editor of the Western New England Law Review and published a note on the Massachusetts “slayer” statute.

Prior to joining Thompson and Thompson, Bob served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Michael A. Ponsor, U.S. District Judge for the District of Massachusetts, and the Honorable Ariane Vuono, Associate Justice for the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

In addition to his legal pursuits, Bob is an accomplished recording and touring musician who has performed extensively with various musical acts throughout the United States and abroad.