PRESIDENT ׀ Carol A. Starkey
Carol is a partner at Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP. Her practice concentrates in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, regulatory law, commercial litigation, and employment litigation. Carol serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s White Collar and Regulatory Practice Group and formerly on the firm's management committee. Prior to joining Conn Kavanaugh, Carol was Chief of the Economic Crimes Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, where her work concentrated in the areas of white-collar crime and public corruption. She has served as the BBA’s President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, a member of the Council and the Executive Committee, the Co-Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Group Mentoring Program, and the Co-Chair of the BBA’s Criminal Law Section Steering Committee. Carol was a past Chair of the Joint Bar Committee on Judicial Appointments and the former Vice Chair for the White Collar Defense & Investigations Committee for the International Association of Defense Counsel. She is also a member of the Boston Bar Foundation’s Society of Fellows. Carol has been selected for inclusion in the 2016 publication of The Best Lawyers in America© and repeatedly recognized as one of the top lawyers in New England for white collar defense and one of the top 50 women lawyers in Massachusetts.
Carol is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and Suffolk University Law School. Read Carol's Presidential Profile.
PRESIDENT-ELECT ׀ Mark D. Smith
Mark is a partner at Laredo & Smith, LLP where he focuses on white collar criminal defense and government investigations. Mark is a member of the Executive Committee, and has served as the BBA Vice-President, Secretary, Chair of the BBA’s Education Committee, and as Co-Chair of the BBA’s Criminal Law Section. He is also a member of the Boston Bar Foundation’s Society of Fellows. Prior to entering private practice, Mark served for eleven years as an Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office including as Chief of the Public Integrity Division and Deputy Chief of the Criminal Bureau. Mark began his legal career in New York City, where he worked as a public defender for four years. He also clerked for the New York State Supreme Court.
Mark is a graduate of St. Lawrence University and Suffolk University Law School.
VICE PRESIDENT ׀ Jonathan M. Albano
Jon is a partner at Morgan Lewis. He focuses his practice on commercial, constitutional, and media-related litigation. Jon is a member of the BBA’s Amicus and Executive Committees and is also a Trustee of the Boston Bar Foundation. He previously served as Secretary and Treasurer of the BBA Council, Chair of the Finance Committee, and Co-Chair of the BBA’s Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Section. Jon has also served as a member of the BBF John & Abigail Adams Benefit Steering Committee. He is a member of the BBF Society of Fellows.
Jon is a graduate of Boston College and Boston College Law School.
TREASURER | Deborah J. Manus
Deb is the Managing Partner of Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, and former Chair of its Trusts & Estates Department. She represents high net worth individuals and families on estate and trust administration and estate planning, helping to structure large, tax-efficient gifts, and implementing other planning techniques to reduce transfer taxes. Deb is member of the BBA Council, Executive Committee, and the Trusts and Estates Steering Committee, and she serves as a representative on the ad hoc committee formed by the BBA, the MBA, and the WBA to recommend proposed revisions to the Commonwealth’s spousal elective share legislation. She is also a member of the BBF Society of Fellows. Deb is a graduate of Bates College and Cornell Law School.
Deb is a graduate of Bates College and Cornell Law School. SECRETARY | Martin F. Murphy
Marty is a partner at Foley Hoag LLP where he represents individuals, companies, educational institutions, non-profits, and law firms in complex civil litigation, criminal investigations, and regulatory proceedings. He has served as a member of the BBA Council and its Executive Committee, as Co-Chair of the BBA Death Penalty Working Group, Co-Chair of the BBA Task Force to Prevent Wrongful Convictions, and Co-Chair of the Criminal Law Section. He also serves as the BBA designee on the Massachusetts Special Commission to Study the Commonwealth’s Criminal Justice System. Marty spent ten years as a state and federal prosecutor, serving as First Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County and as an Assistant United States Attorney. He also served as a law clerk to the late Hon. A. David Mazzone of the United States District Court, and he is the former Massachusetts State Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Marty is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.
Lisa G. Arrowood
Lisa is a founding partner of Arrowood Peters LLP, whose practice concentrates on business litigation, employment disputes, medical malpractice, personal injury, and legal malpractice. At the BBA, Lisa has served as President, President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary, the Co-Chair of the BBA Torts Committee, and a member of the Executive Committee, as well as various other committees. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and immediate past Chair of the ACTL Massachusetts State Committee as well as a member of the Boston Bar Foundation’s Society of Fellows. Lisa previously held a three year appointment as the First Circuit Representative to the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary and was a member of the Board of Bar Overseers.
Lisa is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School.
Christopher K. Barry-Smith
Chris was appointed as First Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. He has served in the Office of the Attorney General for 17 years, initially as a consumer protection attorney, then as Chief of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division, Chief of the Public Protection and Advocacy Bureau, and Deputy Attorney General. At the BBA, Chris is an active member of the Delivery of Legal Services Section and has served as one of the Section’s Public Policy Chairs. He was also a member of the BBA Statewide Task Force to Expand Civil Legal Aid in Massachusetts.
Chris is a graduate of Harvard University and the William & Mary Law School.
Thomas O. Bean
Tom is a partner at Verrill Dana, LLP, where he represents businesses in complex disputes and insolvency matters. At the BBA, he has served on the Public Service Oversight Committee and as Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy Law Section. He also was a member of the Litigation Section and the John & Abigail Adams Benefit Steering Committees, and he is a member of the BBF Society of Fellows. In 2005, the Supreme Judicial Court appointed Tom to a five-year term on the Client Security Board. In 2011, the SJC appointed him to investigate and, if appropriate, prosecute alleged wrongdoing by a clerk magistrate. Tom served for five years as an Assistant Attorney General in the Government Bureau of the Attorney General’s Office. He has been selected multiple times for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. In 2012, he co-founded Spark Academy, a public middle school in Lawrence that integrates academics and athletics in a pioneering program. In 2016, he received an “Excellence in the Law” award from Mass Lawyers Weekly for his pro bono contributions.
Tom is a graduate of the Washington University in St. Louis, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the University of Michigan Law School.
Russ is a founding partner at Beck Reed & Riden LLP, where he has a national trade secrets and noncompete practice, handles complex business and intellectual property disputes, and serves as a mediator. Russ teaches Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants at Boston University School of Law and is a member of the Boston Bar Foundation Board of Trustees and the BBF Fellows Committee. He Co-Chaired the 2015 BBF John & Abigail Adams Benefit Steering Committee and served as a member of the Annual Meeting Steering Committee. Russ has also served as the Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Law Section and as a member of the BBF Communications & Fundraising Committee.
Russ is a graduate of Tufts University and Boston University School of Law.
Jacquelynne J. Bowman
Jacqui is the Executive Director of Greater Boston Legal Services, the primary provider of free civil legal assistance to low-income people in Boston and 31 surrounding cities and towns. Prior to assuming the role of Executive Director, Jacqui was the Deputy Director of GBLS and was formerly the Managing Attorney of its Family Law Unit. Jacqui also spent time at the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute where she was the staff attorney for Juvenile and Family Law. Prior to arriving in Massachusetts, Jacqui worked as an attorney in Tennessee and was a George Edmund Haynes Fellow at the National Urban League in New York. Jacqui has served on the BBA’s Delivery of Legal Services Section Steering Committee and is active in the MBA and the ABA. She is an appointed Commissioner of the SJC’s Access to Justice Commission and is a Member of the ABA’s Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defense. Jacqui is also a frequent trainer on law practice management, family law, and child welfare topics. She serves on the board of the Massachusetts Advocates for Children and is a former member of the board of Jane Doe, Inc.
Jacqui is a graduate of the University of Chicago and Antioch University School of Law.
Margaret A. Brown
Peggy is head of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP’s Boston office and is the leader of the Boston-based Mergers and Acquisitions Group. She works on a wide variety of corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Peggy also counsels clients on a broad range of business-related matters, including directors’ duties and responsibilities and other aspects of corporate governance, disclosure issues, corporate compliance matters and internal investigations. She is the Chair of the Board of Governors at Tufts Medical Center, a Member of the Board at Tufts Medical Center Trust, and served on the Massachusetts Judicial Nominating Commission from 2005-2007. Peggy Co-Chaired the 2015 Boston Bar Foundation’s John & Abigail Adams Benefit Steering Committee. She is a member of the Boston Bar Foundation’s Society of Fellows.
Peggy is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and Boston College Law School.
June is Senior Vice President and Deputy Assistant General Counsel of DELL EMC Corporation. DELL EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. At DELL EMC, June works on a wide variety of corporate and securities matters. She leads a team responsible for providing legal support on M&A, securities, corporate governance, executive compensation, real estate, and other general corporate matters and also works with key committees of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining DELL EMC, June was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Boston. At the BBA, June is a past Co-Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Section. She has also served on the Beacon Award Nominating Committee, the Boston Bar Foundation John & Abigail Adams Benefit Steering Committee, the Law Day Steering Committee, and the Mentoring Committee.
June is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia Law School.
Jennifer Sevigney Durand
Jennifer is a partner at Schmidt & Federico, P.C., where she focuses her practice in all areas of domestic relations and family law. Jennifer is also a trained Conciliator and a mentor for the Women’s Bar Foundation’s Family Law Project. Prior to joining Schmidt & Federico, Jennifer clerked for two years for the justices of the Massachusetts Probate & Family Court. She is a co-author of Divorce Law Practice Manual, Chapter 13 Marital Agreements, MCLE, 2nd Edition, 2008. At the BBA, Jennifer is the Co-Chair of the Public Service Oversight Committee, a past Co-Chair of the Family Law Section, a past Co-Chair of the Family Law Section Education Committee, and a member of the 2014 Annual Meeting Steering Committee. She is a member of the Greater Boston Family Law American Inn of Court and a former member of the Board of Directors (and Past President) of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
Jennifer is a graduate, magna cum laude, of Providence College and Northeastern University School of Law.
Michael C. Fee
Michael is a shareholder at Pierce & Mandell, P.C. where his practice focuses on transactions and litigation in the fields of real estate and development, health care, non-profit organizations, and probate and fiduciary matters. At the BBA, he is a member of the Amicus Committee. He has also served as Co-Chair of the BBA’s Real Estate Section, a member of the Law Day Steering Committee, and the Land Court’s Working Group on Cost Effective Litigation. He is member of the Boston Bar Foundation’s Society of Fellows. Michael also currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Parmenter Community Health Care Center, Inc., a community based, home health care and hospice service provider, as well as the Parmenter Foundation. He previously chaired Sudbury’s Planning Board for nearly a decade, and has recently been elected Sudbury Town Moderator.
Michael is a graduate of Harvard College and Boston College Law School.
Mark is a partner at WilmerHale, where he practices appellate litigation and other complex litigation matters. Mark has argued cases before the Supreme Court of the United States; the US Courts of Appeals for the First, Third, Eighth, Ninth, District of Columbia, and Federal Circuits; and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court. Mark’s prior experience includes clerkships with the Honorable David H. Souter of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Honorable Michael Boudin of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the Honorable John C. Major of the Supreme Court of Canada. He also served as an associate legal officer in the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. At the BBA, Mark has served as Chair of the Amicus Committee, Co-Chair of the International Law Section, and as a member of the Annual Meeting Steering Committee and the International Dispute Resolution Committee. He is a member of the Boston Bar Foundation’s Society of Fellows.
Mark is a graduate of the University of King’s College/Dalhousie University and Harvard Law School.
Anthony is Regional Managing Partner of the Boston office at Robins Kaplan LLP, where he represents clients in complex litigation related to intellectual property and trademark infringement, employment and bankruptcy litigation, as well as general commercial disputes. Anthony is President-Elect of the Boston Bar Foundation and has served as a member of the BBF Executive Committee, Chair of the Development Committee and is a BBF Senior Fellow. Anthony serves as Treasurer of the Holy Cross Varsity Club in Worcester, Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of Tufts Medical Center, and Chair of the Personnel Board for the town of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. He is also active with several professional associations including the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Boston Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Boston Patent Law Association.
Anthony is a graduate of the College of Holy Cross and Suffolk University Law School.
Megan is a member at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., where she is Co-Chair of the firm’s Securities and Capital Markets Practice Group. She represents biotechnology and high technology companies in public securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission, and general corporate matters. Before joining Mintz Levin in 2000, she was Associate General Counsel at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where she handled securities reporting and compliance. At the BBA, she has served as Co-Chair of the Adams Benefit Steering Committee, Co-Chair of the Business Transactions Section and Co-Chair of the Securities Law Committee. She is also a Boston Bar Foundation Fellow. She is a board member of the Pine Street Inn and recently completed a five year term, including serving as Chair of Casa Myrna, a nonprofit focused on ending domestic violence.
Megan is a graduate of Wellesley College and Boston College Law School.
Douglas R. Gooding
Doug is Co-Chair of the Finance & Restructuring Group at Choate Hall & Stewart LLP, where he has practiced his entire career. He has over twenty years of experience in corporate finance, restructuring, bankruptcy, and related litigation. At the BBA, Doug has served as Co-Chair of both the Public Service Oversight Committee and the Bankruptcy Section and has played an active role on several other committees. While Bankruptcy Section Co-Chair, he helped put in place the Section’s Volunteer Lawyers Project pro bono program. He also has been active with the BBA’s Financial Literacy Program. Doug is a frequent lecturer and participant on educational panels relating to bankruptcy and insolvency. He also has been a long-standing member of an advisory committee to Tufts Medical Center. Doug has been listed in Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Guide to the World’s Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America and Massachusetts Super Lawyers. He is a Fellow of The American College of Bankruptcy.
Doug is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and the Duke University School of Law.
Hon. Margaret R. Hinkle (retired)
Judge Hinkle is a Mediator/Arbitrator/Discovery Master at JAMS. She served for 18 years as a Superior Court Judge, and more recently, as a Judicial Magistrate handling drug lab cases. During her last two years on the bench, she was the Administrative Justice of the Business Litigation Session. Before going on the bench, she was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Boston and the Director of the New England Bank Fraud Task Force. She is also a former partner at Goodwin Procter LLP. At the BBA, she served as Co-Chair of the BBA Death Penalty Working Group.
Judge Hinkle is a graduate of the College of Saint Catherine, Columbia University and Boston College Law School.
Peggy L. Ho
Peggy L. Ho is Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff – Legal and Head of Government Relations for LPL Financial. In this role, she directs the government relations strategy and operations for LPL Financial, working with partners across the firm to develop and advocate public policy positions on issues affecting the delivery of objective financial guidance and advice. As Chief of Staff for the Legal Department, Peggy is responsible for the coordination and execution of all administrative, financial, and operational functions within the department. Prior to joining LPL Financial in 2007, Peggy was a senior corporate associate with Ropes & Gray LLP, where she represented public and private companies, financial sponsors, and financial institutions on transactional and ongoing matters; she served as lead associate in a diverse range of transactions, from small municipal bond issuances to multi-billion-dollar private equity deals. She is a member of the BBA Diversity & Inclusion Section. In addition, she is currently a board member of The New England Council, a current board member and immediate past president of the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts, and Secretary of the Committee for the Choral Endowment at Harvard University.
Peggy is a graduate of Harvard University, the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and the Georgetown University Law Center.
Hannah L. Kilson
Hannah is a partner at Nolan Sheehan Patten LLP, where she concentrates her practice on real estate transactions, with a special focus on affordable housing and community development. She has served as Co-Chair of the BBA Real Estate Section, and as the Co-Chair of the Section’s Affordable Housing Committee. Hannah is a member of the Massachusetts Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts Committee. In addition, she coaches youth basketball for the City of Boston Centers for Youth & Families, Curtis Hall Basketball League. Previously, she served on the Board of Trustees for the Advent School, where she was Co-Chair of the Education and Diversity Committees. Prior to joining Nolan Sheehan Patten LLP, she was the Deputy General Counsel of the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency. Hannah has also been a Director at the Lawyers Clearinghouse for Affordable Housing and Homelessness and a Director at the Museum of African American History.
Hannah is a graduate of Amherst College, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Harvard Law School.
Sarah is General Counsel at the Treasurer and Receiver General of Massachusetts, where she works on legal matters pertaining to the Massachusetts Treasury, including its subsidiary agencies and affiliated programs. Previously, Sarah served as the Assistant Attorney General in the Fraud & Financial Crimes Division at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. Before entering public service, Sarah worked for ten years at Bingham McCutchen LLP, where she focused her practice on securities enforcement, securities litigation, and broker-dealer defense. At the BBA, Sarah a member of the Boston Bar Journal Board of Editors, the Diversity & Inclusion Section, and the Pipeline and Recruitment Committee. She has also served as Co-Chair of the Securities Enforcement & Litigation Committee, a member of the Beacon Award Nominating Committee and the Summer Jobs Steering Committee. Additionally, Sarah is a past president of the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts.
Sarah is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Villanova University School of Law.
Suma V. Nair
Suma is a director at Goulston & Storrs PC in the Private Client and Trust group, where she provides sophisticated estate and tax planning advice for high net worth individuals, counsels clients regarding charitable giving, and advises generally on family and tax matters involving business and wealth succession. She also represents professional and family fiduciaries in connection with estate and trust administration. Suma currently serves on the BBA Executive Committee and was co-chair of the 2015 Annual Meeting Luncheon Steering Committee. She is an active member of the Trusts and Estates Section and previously served as Section Co-Chair. In addition, she was a member of the 2013 Annual Law Day Dinner Steering Committee. Suma also serves as a volunteer lawyer for the Legal Advocacy & Resource Center and is actively involved with On The Rise, a day program that supports and advocates for homeless women in the greater Boston area. Suma is a member of the BBF Society of Fellows.
Suma is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School
Kevin J. O’Connor
Kevin is a partner at Hinckley Allen, where he focuses on complex business, securities and intellectual property litigation. At the BBA, Kevin has served as Co-Chair of the Antitrust and Business Litigation Committee, Co-Chair of the Law Day Dinner, and a member of the Litigation Section Steering Committee, the BBA Annual Meeting Luncheon Steering Committee, the John and Abigail Adams Benefit Steering Committee, and the Diversity Committee. Kevin is a member of the Society of Fellows and is on the Fellows Committee. He currently sits on the Board of the New England Legal Foundation, and previously served on the Executive Committee of the Boston Lawyers’ Group, an organization devoted to increasing diversity in Boston’s legal community.
Kevin is a graduate of Trinity College and Boston College Law School
Karen is Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel with Fidelity Investments. In her role, she counsels Fidelity’s oversight groups such as compliance, audit, security and risk, manages internal investigations and represents the firm in regulatory matters. In particular, she advises Fidelity on issues relating to global anti-corruption compliance, anti-money laundering, political contributions and pay to play laws, insider trading and broker dealer compliance. Karen is currently a member of the BBA Executive Committee and has Co-Chaired the Law Day Dinner Steering Committee. She has served as Co-Chair for the BBA Financial Services Section. In addition, she is a member of the Boston Bar Foundation Society of Fellows and serves on the Fellows Committee. Karen is a sought after moderator and speaker at industry conferences and is actively involved in financial services industry organizations.
Karen is a graduate of Boston College and Boston College Law School.
Chinh H. Pham
Chinh is a Shareholder at the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, where he co-chairs the Boston Office Intellectual Property Practice Group, co-leads the firm’s Emerging Technology Practice Group, and heads the firm’s Nanotechnology Group. He focuses his practice on the strategic creation, protection, and acquisition of intellectual property rights for technology clients, many in the emerging tech space. Chinh previously served as a member of the BBA Education Committee and as a Co-Chair of the BBA’s International Intellectual Property Law Committee. In addition, he currently serves as an Attorney-in-Residence at Harvard Innovation Lab, a MassChallenge mentor, a member of the Board of Overseers at the Museum of Science, Boston, and a board member of Code2Play, Inc., a nonprofit for kids to apply math, art, and programming through the development of video games. In his personal time, Chinh mentors law students from Boston area schools, and is a frequent speaker and writer on the intersection of technology, intellectual property, and business.
Chinh is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and the University of San Francisco School of Law.
Elizabeth A. Ritvo
Liz is of counsel with Brown Rudnick LLP where her practice focuses on media, First Amendment and commercial litigation matters. Liz has served as Co-Chair of the Boston Bar Foundation’s Grants Committee and served on the BBA’s Task Force on Confidential Settlement Agreements. She is a member of the Boston Bar Foundation's Society of Fellows. Liz is a past President and trustee of the Women’s Bar Foundation of Massachusetts. For the ABA Forum on Communications Law, Liz has served as Co-Chair of Women in Communications Law. Liz has served on the Board of the Media Law Resource Center and is a past President of its Defense Counsel Section. She is also on the Board of the New England First Amendment Coalition and the Advisory Board of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting.
Liz is a graduate of Yale College and University of Virginia School of Law.
David P. Rosenblatt
David has practiced at Burns & Levinson LLP throughout his 33-year legal career. He has served as the firm’s Managing Partner since 1998 and the Chair of the firm’s Environmental Practice Group since the late 1980s. Over the years, David has participated in the BBA in a wide variety of activities and leadership positions. He served as Co-Chair of the BBA Summer Jobs Program from 2010-2012 and served as a member of the Steering Committees of the Environmental Law Section and the John and Abigail Adams Benefit on numerous occasions. He is a member of the Boston Bar Foundation's Society of Fellows. Among his professional achievements, in 2008, David was elected to the American College of Environmental Lawyers and in 2013 was elected to the College of Law Practice Management. David is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Boston Chamber of Commerce.
David is a graduate of Trinity College and Boston College Law School
Dean Rougeau is the dean of Boston College Law School, where he has led a reorganization in leadership structure that supports a more holistic approach to student services, expanded the school’s national and international recruitment of a diverse student body, and enhanced the school’s commitment to experiential learning and global engagement. The School recently opened its Center for Experiential Learning, the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy, and launched a Global Practice Program. Dean Rougeau is active in discussions on legal education at the American Bar Association and the American Association of Law Schools. His teaching interests are in contract and real estate law, as well as in law and religion. Before entering the academy, he practiced law at the Washington, DC office of Morrison & Foerster LLP.
Dean Rougeau is a graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School.
Anthony A. Scibelli
Tony is a partner at Barclay Damon, LLP and has over 25 years of experience handling complex business and commercial litigation matters. Tony has represented corporate and individual clients in a variety of contexts, including shareholder litigation, securities litigation, trade secret and non-competition litigation, media rights and public access litigation, and real estate litigation. He is the current Chair of the BBA Amicus Committee and previously served as Co-Chair of the BBA Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section. Tony also was a member of the BBA Gun Control Working Group. In addition, he currently serves as a volunteer mediator with the North Shore Community Mediation Center. Prior to joining Barclay Damon, LLP, he was a founding Partner of Scibelli, Whiteley and Stanganelli, LLP, a Junior Partner at Hale and Dorr, LLP, and a Middlesex County Special Assistant District Attorney.
Tony is a graduate of Amherst College and Cornell Law School.
David M. Siegel
David is Professor of Law at New England Law | Boston, where he teaches criminal procedure and evidence and directs the Center for Law and Social Responsibility, which engages faculty and students in public interest work. David Serves on the BBA Amicus committee. In addition, a member of the BBA 2008-09 Task Force to Prevent Wrongful Convictions, he assisted in drafting its proposed legislation that became Gen. Law Chapter 278A, providing for post-conviction access and testing of evidence. He also served on the BBA’s 2013 Gun Law Study Group. Before teaching, he was a public defender in Nashville, Tennessee focusing on capital and juvenile transfer cases. He is a founding member and Chairman of the board of the New England Innocence Project, a board member of Suffolk Lawyers for Justice, Inc., and a member of the SJC’s Advisory Committee on the Rules of Criminal Procedure.
David is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the University of Chicago Law School.
Lisa M. Tittemore
Lisa is a partner at Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP, where she is a member of the Executive Committee, Co-Chair of the Litigation Practice, and Chair of the Trademark Practice. Lisa serves as lead counsel in intellectual property lawsuits and provides strategic counsel to protect and enforce clients’ valuable brands and ideas. Lisa has long been committed to service with the BBA, including on the Steering Committees for the Law Day Dinner, the Intellectual Property Section, and the Litigation Section. Lisa served as Co-Chair of the Litigation Section, the IP Litigation Committee, and the Federal Practice and Procedure Committee, and as the Chair of the Children and Youth Outreach Task Force. In 2005, Lisa was recognized with the BBA Children and Youth Outreach Leadership Award. Lisa is a member of the BBF Society of Fellows, and she has served on the John & Abigail Adams Benefit Steering Committee and as a member of the BBA/BBF’s Civil Right to Counsel Oversight Committee. Lisa is the Immediate Past President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and a mentor with the Women’s Bar Association. Lisa was selected for the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, recognized as a Woman Leader in the Law by Fortune Magazine, and honored as one of the top 50 Female Lawyers in Massachusetts.
Lisa is a graduate of Tufts University and the American University Washington College of Law.
Patty is an experienced employment attorney who represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of employment matters at Freiberger & Washenko, LLC. Her practice includes the negotiation of sophisticated employment and separation agreements, the enforceability of restrictive covenants, and the litigation of workplace-related claims. Patty is past Co-Chair of the BBA Labor & Employment Section, and she has also served as the Employment Section Co-Chair of the Massachusetts LGBTQ Association. She has authored numerous amicus curiae briefs in cases raising significant issues in the fields of employment discrimination and civil rights law. She is active in Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, serving on the MCLE Employment & Labor Law Curriculum Advisory Committee and as a Co-Chair and frequent panelist for programs. Patty has been repeatedly recognized as one of the top lawyers in Massachusetts in employment law and has also been recognized as one of the top 50 women lawyers in Massachusetts.
Patty is a graduate of Harvard University and Boston University School of Law.
Raquel is Senior Regulatory Counsel at National Grid. In this role, she represents the company in regulatory proceedings in Rhode Island and advises clients regarding regulatory compliance and strategy. Prior to working at National Grid, Raquel was an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the City of Boston Law Department and a litigation associate at Bingham McCutchen LLP. Raquel was a member of the 2012-2013 BBA Public Interest Leadership Program, where she helped to pilot a Community Reentry Readiness Series that provides educational workshops for federal probationers. Raquel has served on the BBA’s Reentry Education Subcommittee, as well as the Steering Committees for the BBA Diversity & Inclusion and Administration of Justice Sections. Raquel is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Women’s Bar Association, the Northeastern University School of Law Alumni Association, and the Boston Preparatory Public Charter School. She is an appointed hearing officer for the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers and an appointed member of the City of Boston Women’s Workforce Council.
Raquel is a graduate of Boston College and Northeastern University School of Law.