For more than 30 years I have been working as a trial lawyer and professional mediator. Being involved in my local community is one of my top priorities. Read below for a description of my professional credentials, educational background, and my involvement in the Boston-area community.
Boston Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Steering Committee, Co-Chair and member.
American Bar Association, member
Norwell Zoning Board of Appeals, Vice Chair
Tufts Medical Center Board of Governors, Member and Chair of the Board of Governor’s Community Outreach Committee and Member of the Board of Governor’s Executive Committee
Special Commission to Study the Massachusetts Public Employees’ Pension Classification System, a commission established by a legislative act, Chairman
Haverford College, Past Co-Chair of the Class of 1983 annual giving
Haverford College Alumni Awards Committee, past member
Haverford College Lawyers Network
Haverford College member of class reunion committee
Notre Dame Academy PASS Council, past member
Honors and Awards
Elected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2013 in the fields of Appellate and Commercial Litigation. "Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers."
Rated AV Preeminent® (5.0 out of-5.0) by the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™. "AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence." Also, "[t]he Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ help buyers of legal services identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer for a specific task at hand. Lawyer ratings serve as an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability and are used by buyers of legal services to justify their hiring decisions.
Selected as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer each year since its inception in 2004, an honor that recognizes him as a leader in the legal community. "Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations." Moreover, "[t]he final published list represents no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state."
Listed in Super Lawyers National Business Edition 2015, 2016, 2017.
Admitted to practice in:
Commonwealth Of Massachusetts
United States District Court For The District Of Massachusetts
First Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court
Northeastern University School of Law (J.D., 1988)
New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science (M.A. in Politics, 1985)
Haverford College (B.A. in Political Science, 1983)