The BBA Law Day Dinner is the largest annual bench bar event in Massachusetts.  Join friends, colleagues, judges, and legislators as we welcome Boston’s new Mayor and come together to celebrate the strength of our city.

Date & Time

Monday, May 12, 2014
5:30 p.m. Reception  |  7:00 p.m. Dinner
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Keynote Speaker

Mayor Martin J. Walsh

“We are a city of courage and champions, of hope and heart.”
– Mayor Martin J. Walsh

Mayor Walsh took office on January 6, 2014 as the 54th Mayor of Boston – the city’s first new mayor in twenty years.  Join us to hear more about his vision for Boston, his commitment to community, equality and opportunity for all residents, and how the bar can play a role in his vision for our city.

Read Mayor Walsh's full biography.


BBA Marathon Assistance Project Volunteers

President Paul T. Dacier will present a special award to over 60 volunteer attorneys who provided critical assistance to victims and small business affected by the Boston Marathon bombings. Learn more about the Marathon Assistance Project here.

Boston Private Industry Council

The BBA will be honoring the PIC for their dedication to providing educational and career opportunities to Boston youth, as well as their longstanding support of the BBA Summer Jobs program. Learn more.


Bonnie Sashin

In recognition of over 25 years of service to the Boston Bar Association, BBA President Paul Dacier will honor Bonnie Sashin at the annual Law Day Dinner. Bonnie served as the BBA's Director of Communications & External Relations before her retirement earlier this year. Join us as we thank Bonnie for her many contributions to the BBA and wish her well in her retirement.

Sponsorship & Tickets

For more information on how to sponsor the largest annual bench bar event in Massachusetts, contact Events Coordinator Erica Southerland at 617-778-1930 or click here. Buy individual tickets here.

See who is displaying the strength of our city:

ABA Retirement Funds (ING)
American Tower
Arrowood Peters LLP
Bingham McCutchen LLP
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston College Law School
Burns & Levinson LLP
Casner & Edwards, LLP
Cetrulo LLP
Charles River Associates
Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
Citizens Bank
City of Boston*
Collora LLP
Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford LLP
Counsel on Call, LLC
Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, P.C.
Day Pitney LLP
Deutsch Williams Brooks DeRensis & Holland, P.C.
Donnelly, Conroy & Gelhaar, LLP
Donoghue, Barrett & Singal, P.C.
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
EMC Corporation*
Ernst & Young LLP
Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele PC
Fidelity Investments
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Foley Hoag LLP*
Foley & Lardner LLP
Gesmer Updegrove LLP
Goldstein, Egloff, Ramos & Wood, LLP
Goodwin Procter LLP
Goulston & Storrs, P.C.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Harvard Pilgrim
Hemenway & Barnes LLP
Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP
Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP
Hiscock & Barclay LLP
Holland & Knight LLP
Jones Day
K&L Gates LLP
Kotin, Crabtree & Strong, LLP
Krokidas & Bluestein LLP
Laredo & Smith LLP
Liberty Mutual Group
Littler Mendelson, PC
Looney & Grossman LLP
LPL Financial LLC
Massachusetts Bar Association
McGladrey LLP
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Morrison Mahoney LLP
Morse Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C.
Murphy & King, P.C.
Murtha Cullina LLP
Nixon Peabody LLP
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
Partners Health Care System
Partridge, Snow & Hahn, LLP
Peabody & Arnold LLP
Pierce Atwood LLP
Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster
Raytheon Company
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.
Rockland Trust Company
Ropes & Gray LLP
Rose, Chinitz & Rose
Rosenfeld Rafik & Sullivan, P.C.
Sally & Fitch LLP
Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Green PA
Sherin and Lodgen LLP
Shilepsky Hartley Robb Casey Michon LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
State Street Bank
Steward Health Care
StoneTurn Group LLP
Suffolk County District Attorney's Office
Sugarman & Sugarman, P.C.
Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.
Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
Tufts Health Plan
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Witmer, Karp, Warner & Ryan, LLP

Advertising Sponsors
Alix Partners
Analysis Group
Arrowood Peters LLP
Brown Rudnick LLP
CBIZ Tofias and Mayer
Casner & Edwards, LLP
Cornerstone Research
Demeo, LLP
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
Fidelity Investments
Floyd Advisory, LLC
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Morrison Mahoney LLP
National Grid
Partridge, Snow & Hahn, LLP
Peabody & Arnold LLP
Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, L.L.P.
Rockland Trust Company
Ropes & Gray LLP
Rosenfeld Rafik & Sullivan, P.C.
Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C.
Shilepsky Hartley Robb Casey Michon LLP
Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
USI Affinity
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

*Denotes more than one table sponsorship