The Nation’s Leading Social Security Disability Lawyers

Social Security Law Group boasts an exceptional team of lawyers coast to coast. We are experts in the entire Social Security Disability hearing and appeals process. We are dedicated to achieving results and winning benefits for our clients.


<strong>David MacIntyre</strong>
David MacIntyreOf Counsel

Attorney David MacIntyre joined Social Security Law Group in 2006 and has successfully represented hundreds of disabled Americans nationwide…


… before the Social Security Administration. Well known for thorough case preparation, fluid knowledge of the applicable laws, and talent for developing innovative legal arguments, Mr. MacIntyre is a highly skilled litigator who has earned a reputation among clients and judges across the country. His expertise in SSDI law is enriched by a long and distinguished legal career.

Prior to joining Social Security Law Group, Mr. MacIntyre held prominent legal roles in both the private and public sector. For many years, Attorney MacIntyre was a Special Assistant District Attorney, zealously representing the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a prosecutor in all aspects of state court criminal proceedings. He previously served as In-House Counsel with John Hancock Financial Services, a Fortune© 200 corporation. First a Team Leader before being named one of five Project Managers, he helped spearhead the nationwide class-action lawsuit of Duhaime et al v. John Hancock Mutual Life Ins. Co. et al, 2 F. Supp. 2d 175 (1998); No.CIV.A. 96-10706-GAO. U.S. Dist. Court, D. Massachusetts April 24, 1998. Not only was he entrusted to review and resolve complex claims at every stage of litigation, but he also created and implemented post-settlement policies and procedures at John Hancock.

Mr. MacIntyre also served as an Associate with Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., a Fortune© Top 30 corporation. While there, he applied his legal prowess to the company’s sales division, partnering with high net-worth customers to successfully tailor their individual investment portfolios. Notably, he authored a string of proprietary supplements to the company’s training materials concerning ethical topics such as misrepresentation, disclosure compliance, and proper state and federal reporting standards.

Attorney MacIntyre also knows what it takes to successfully run his own law practice. He was the founding principal of the Boston-based law firm MacIntyre & Associates. In addition to the firm’s day-to-day management, he handled all aspects of client representation in state and federal courts, in both criminal and civil matters.

Mr. MacIntyre is admitted to the Bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, U.S. Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. He is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association. He was awarded his Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University Law School. He earned his Bachelor and Masters of Arts degrees in Political Science from Boston University, with respective concentrations in International Relations and Political Economy. He is a life member and proctor of American MENSA, LTD., as well as a past member of the organization’s Massachusetts Executive Board.



<strong>Cia Kamalipour</strong>
Cia KamalipourOf Counsel

Mr. Kamalipour joined SSLG in 2008 as an Associate Attorney.  A fearless lawyer, Mr. Kamalipour is a passionate advocate for his clients and their causes.


He has represented clients at hundreds of Social Security disability hearings, from Hawaii through Virginia, and most states in between.  Mr. Kamalipour has assisted clients at all levels of the disability process, from the initial application through the Appeals Council.  His sole focus is on helping the disabled and less fortunate citizens of America.  Mr. Kamalipour encourages his clients by sharing with them his personal philosophy, “Never give up!”

Mr. Kamalipour received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX.  He earned his Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law.  While participating in the law school’s Social Justice Clinical Program, Mr. Kamalipour became a passionate advocate for the indigent and disabled—working with homeless and disabled veterans.  During Mr. Kamalipour’s time with this program, he earned the prestigious “Francisco Leo Award for Clinical Excellence.”  Mr. Kamalipour was a staff writer for “The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review of Minority issues.”  In this capacity, he was honored with the “Bob Martindale Award for Community Excellence.”  He also earned entry into the prestigious Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity

Mr. Kamalipour is licensed to practice law in Texas.  He is a member of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, Dallas Association of Social Security Claimant’s Attorneys (DASSCA), and the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.