Nutter McClennen & Fish has announced that Michael E. Mooney
will assume the role of chairman and that William C. Geary III and Deborah J.
Manus have been elected co-managing partners effective July 1, 2011. Mr. Geary
and Ms. Manus succeed Mr. Mooney, who has held the managing partner post for 22
years. "It's very exciting that new
managing partners are stepping forward to carry our firm's 132-year legacy of
success into the future," Michael Mooney said.
"Mike is an extraordinary leader. Bill
Geary and I are honored to follow in his footsteps and look forward to working
with him in his new role as chairman," said Deborah Manus.
Nutter is a top-ranked law firm of 145 attorneys
providing end-to-end legal strategies and solutions to clients ranging from
global blue chip companies to privately-held and family businesses, leading
medical and educational institutions, emerging growth companies and
entrepreneurs, families and foundations.
Mooney practices tax law and serves as a strategic legal advisor to companies
and corporate leaders in numerous industries, including media, manufacturing,
real estate, advanced materials technology, and banking.
Bill Geary is an intellectual
property attorney with a wide-ranging practice that encompasses strategic
counseling and prosecution in technologies ranging from medical devices and
diagnostics to polymers and other advanced materials. He represents major
medical device manufacturers, chemical manufacturers, new technology ventures
and investors, as well as research universities and hospitals.
Deborah Manus is a trusts and
estates lawyer who counsels high net worth families and individuals in estate
and trust administration and estate planning. She serves as trustee of numerous
private trusts. In addition to her legal practice, she is a principal of Nutter
Investment Advisors, LLC which provides investment advisory services to trusts,
individuals and pension plans.