The BBA Ethics Committee issues written opinions from time to time in response to members' questions and questions raising issues of general interest. The Committee also informally advises members who raise ethical questions and concerns, on a confidential basis if requested. Inquiries should be directed to the Committee's Co-Chairs.


Steven Kasten
Looney, Cohen & Aisenberg, LLP
(617) 371-1156

Ellen Messing
Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C.
(617) 742-0004


George Berman
Peabody & Arnold LLP

Robert Buchanan
Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Jerry Cohen
Burns & Levinson LLP

Christopher Conroy
Peabody & Arnold LLP

Paul Cushing
Partners HealthCare

James DeGiacomo
Murtha Cullina LLP

Henry Dinger
Goodwin Procter LLP

Paul Lannon
Holland & Knight LLP

Diana Lloyd
Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Barbara Morse
United States District Court

Martin Newhouse
New England Legal Foundation

Lee Peterson
McCarter & English, LLP

Patrick Sharkey
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.

Mary Strother
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Paul Tremblay
Boston College Law School

Michael Vhay
Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele PC

John Whitlock
Edwards Wildman Palmer

Jeffrey Woolf
Office of Bar Counsel

BBA Staff Contact:

Jonathan Schreiber
Legislative & Public Policy Manager
Boston Bar Association
Tel: 617-778-1922