BBA Announces 2012 Annual Meeting Co-Chairs

The BBA is delighted to announce that Deborah Manus of Nutter, McClennen & Fish and Paul Cushing of Partners HealthCare have been named Co-Chairs of the Boston Bar Association's 2012 Annual Meeting. Deb currently serves as co-managing partner of Nutter, McClennen & Fish, a member of the BBA's Trusts and Estates Steering Committee, and is a member of the Society of Fellows of the Boston Bar Foundation. Paul is legal counsel at Partners Healthcare, serves as co-chair of the BBA's Ethics Committee and is also a member of the Society of Fellows.

Deborah Manus Paul Cushing

This year's Annual Meeting will be held at the Sheraton Boston Hotel on Friday, September 21. The BBA is excited to welcome Senator Patrick Leahy as the keynote speaker for the event.  Senator Leahy is the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and is a senior member of the Agriculture Committee and Appropriations Committee, where he serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations.  Leahy has been active on human rights issues, and headed the Senate's negotiations on the 2001 anti-terrorism bill, the USA PATRIOT Act.  He is a leader on internet and technology issues, and was a co-founder and remains a co-chair of the Congressional Internet Caucus.  Senator Leahy is also known as a leader on issues of conservation and environmental protection, and is consistently ranked as one of the top environmental legislators by conservation organizations. 
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