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Boston Bar Association Announces Support for ABA Resolution 113 to Increase Diversity in the Profession

The Boston Bar Association announced its strong support for the American Bar Association’s Resolution 113, an initiative designed to increase diversity in the legal profession. The Resolution urges all legal services providers to expand and create opportunities at all levels of responsibility for diverse attorneys, and urges clients to direct a greater percentage of the legal services they purchase to diverse attorneys. A report on the Resolution includes a model survey for providers of legal services to complete, which would allow prospective clients to view current levels of diversity among providers.

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Business Transactions Committees

  • Commercial and Consumer Finance Committee
    This committee focuses on commercial and consumer lending.

    Contact Information

    Christopher M. Candon

    Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA - NH

    (603) 627-8168

    David A Mawhinney

    K&L Gates LLP

    (617) 261-3100

  • Corporate Counsel Committee
    This committee focuses on programs and activities of interest to in-house counsel.

    Contact Information

    Matthew Rowe

    Shoobx

    (617) 7926115

  • Corporate Law Committee
    This committee focuses on the development of laws and policies affecting corporations — both profit and nonprofit — and business trusts.

    Contact Information

    Jeannette D. McLaughlin

    Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP

    (617) 973-6108

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee
    This committee addresses issues unique to business combination transactions, including mergers, share exchanges, tender offers and asset purchases. Lawyers representing buyers, sellers and advisers in planning, negotiating and executing international and domestic public and private transactions are involved.

    Contact Information

    Joseph Conahan

    Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

    (617) 526-6317

  • Securities Law Committee
    This committee provides members with opportunities to learn about and discuss issues in securities law, such as compliance and regulatory issues.

    Contact Information

    Gregg L. Katz

    Goodwin Procter LLP

    (617) 570-1406

  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.
  • Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Committee
    This committee focuses on programs relating to Venture Capital & Emerging Companies.

    Contact Information

    Stephen W. Ranere

    Latham & Watkins LLP

    (617) 948-6000

    Michael R Jabbawy

    Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC

    (781) 622-5930