The Boston Bar Association today
announced that Rachel Hershfang, a senior trial attorney at the S.E.C., has been
named Chair of the Boston Bar
Journal Board of Editors and will assume this role on September 1, 2013. She
has served on the Board of Editors since 2011 and succeeds Paul Lannon of
Holland & Knight as Chair.
Hershfang began her career in 1995 as
a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Reginald C. Lindsay for the District
of Massachusetts. An alum of Ropes & Gray, she spent 7 years as an
Assistant U.S. Attorney in Boston, where she worked in the Organized Crime Drug
Enforcement Task Force.
Since joining the S.E.C. in 2008, Hershfang has
focused on cases relating to insider trading, accounting fraud, offering fraud,
cherry-picking, and market manipulation.
Joining Hershfang on the Board
of Editors will be 25 distinguished judges and lawyers.
Ball -- Partner, Sally & Fitch
Bookbinder -- Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office
Robert M. Buchanan -- Partner, Choate Hall & Stewart
Hon. Kimberly S. Budd -- Associate Justice, Middlesex
David S. Clancy -- Partner, Skadden, Arps,
Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
Hon. Robert B.
Foster -- Associate Justice, Land Court
Furth -- Senior Corporate Counsel, Liberty Mutual
E. Giles -- Associate Justice, Superior Court Administrative
Hon. Mark V. Green -- Associate Justice, Massachusetts
Alisa L. Hacker -- Associate, Sugarman, Rogers,
Barshak & Cohen
Paul Holtzman -- Partner, Krokidas &
Hon. Mitchell H. Kaplan -- Associate Justice,
Superior Court Administrative Office
Hon. Gary S. Katzmann --
Associate Justice, Massachusetts Appeals Court
Sarah G. Kim -- Counsel, Bingham McCutchen LLP
David A. Kluft -- Partner,
Foley Hoag LLP
Peter M. Lefkowitz -- Vice President &
Chief Privacy Officer, Oracle Legal, Oracle USA, Inc.
Hon. Edward P.
Leibensperger -- Associate Justice, Suffolk County Superior
Crystal Lyons -- Assistant District Attorney, Middlesex
District Attorney's Office
Constance L. Martin -- Legal
Counsel, Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA)
Mehta -- Assistant District Attorney, Middlesex District Attorney's
Dylan Sanders -- Partner, Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak
Kathleen B. Shields -- Senior Trial Counsel, U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission
E. Abim Thomas -- Counsel,
Goodwin Procter LLP
Hon. Gabrielle R. Wolohojian -- Associate
Justice, Massachusetts Appeals Court
Richard J. Yurko --
Shareholder, Yurko, Salvesen & Remz, PC