617.482.8200

Our Firm

Conn Kavanaugh is a Boston law firm that represents individuals and organizations ranging from closely held and family businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Since our founding in 1988, clients have relied on us for practical and realistic strategies to resolve legal issues quickly and effectively, both in and out of the courthouse.

Leadership

Conn Kavanaugh attorneys hold leadership positions in many community and bar organizations, publish articles and speak at continuing legal education seminars. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts appointed one of our founding partners to the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers (BBO), the official body that investigates and evaluates complaints against lawyers. Several other firm attorneys are hearing officers for the BBO.

Pro Bono Services

Our attorneys provide pro bono legal services in collaboration with a number of nonprofit organizations, including Massachusetts Advocates for Children, the Women's Bar Foundation, the Victim Rights Law Center, Volunteer Lawyers Project, Health Law Advocates and Discovering Justice.

Awards

  • 2015: Conn Kavanaugh has received a First Tier ranking in Boston for Employment Litigation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2015.
  • 2015: Four Conn Kavanaugh attorneys were listed in The Best Lawyers in America © 2015.
  • 2014: The publishers of Boston Magazine selected 16 Conn Kavanaugh attorneys as Massachusetts Super Lawyers. The publication also placed members of our team on its lists of Top 100 Massachusetts Lawyers, Top 100 New England Lawyers, Top 50 Massachusetts Women Lawyers, Top 50 New England Women Lawyers, and Massachusetts Rising Stars.
  • 2014: The American Bar Association's Tort Trial & Insurance Section honored one of our partners with the Edmund S. Muskie Pro Bono Service Award. 
  • 2013: Law & Politics selected 12 Conn Kavanaugh attorneys as Massachusetts Super Lawyers. The publication also placed members of our team on its lists of Top 100 Massachusetts Lawyers, Top 50 Massachusetts Women Lawyers, and Massachusetts Rising Stars.
  • 2013: The Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA) honored one of our partners with the Defense Lawyer of the Year award.

Why Choose Conn Kavanaugh

Boston is home to dozens of excellent law firms. Why should you turn to Conn Kavanaugh for assistance with your legal needs?

Accessibility

Conn Kavanaugh offers a level of accessibility and responsive, attentive service that larger firms cannot match. Maintaining close contact and open communication with clients really matters here. We believe in listening to clients and advising them in specific terms to solve their legal challenges. And we aim to develop an ongoing relationship of trust and confidence with clients, becoming part of their team.

Specialized Expertise

We deliver many of the benefits you might associate with a larger firm — for example, breadth and depth of expertise. Each of our attorneys focuses on a select number of practice areas. Collectively, they give our firm the highly specialized expertise necessary to address wide-ranging client needs.

Transactional Experience

Our business attorneys have decades of experience negotiating deals for acquiring and selling companies through mergers, consolidations and asset and stock transactions. We are strong advocates and skilled negotiators. In addition, we bring considerable value to our clients in getting deals done efficiently and effectively while never losing sight of the importance of identifying and managing risk.

Litigation Experience

The Conn Kavanaugh team includes seasoned former prosecutors and a strong, deep bench of attorneys with civil and criminal trial experience, which equips us to solve complex litigation cases for clients. Some of our attorneys are fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers, the nation's premier professional trial organization.

Cost-efficiency

One reason so many of our clients choose us is that we staff our cases leanly and charge reasonable fees. In addition, we provide practical and realistic strategies to resolve legal issues quickly and effectively, within budgetary constraints.

Please call us today at 617.482.8200 to learn more about what sets Conn Kavanaugh apart.

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    Business Litigation

    Our Business Litigation practice group offers the experience of seasoned lawyers who recognize the value of solving problems to promote your business success.

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    Anthony V. Bova
    Anthony Bova
    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew Dennington
    Daniel R. Fishman
    Daniel Fishman
    Kurt B. Fliegauf
    Kurt Fliegauf
    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas Gallitano
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin Higgins
    James F. Kavanaugh, Jr.
    James Kavanaugh, Jr.
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine Kelter
    Johanna L. Matloff
    Johanna Matloff
    Mary ('Beth') E. O'Neal
    Mary ('Beth') O'Neal
    Kathleen R. O'Toole
    Kathleen O'Toole
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Adam M. Santeusanio
    Adam Santeusanio
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol Starkey
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael Sullivan
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher Sweeney
    Alexis P. Theriault
    Alexis Theriault
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner

    Complex Tort Defense

    Since its founding in 1988, a staple of Conn Kavanaugh’s practice has been the defense of business entities in serious and complex personal injury or property damage actions.

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    Anthony V. Bova
    Anthony Bova
    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin Higgins
    James F. Kavanaugh, Jr.
    James Kavanaugh, Jr.
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine Kelter
    Kathleen R. O'Toole
    Kathleen O'Toole
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael Sullivan
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher Sweeney
    Alexis P. Theriault
    Alexis Theriault
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner

    Construction

    Whether you are the owner, design professional, general contractor, project administrator, subcontractor, or supplier on a construction project, our Construction practice will assist you in achieving a successful project outcome.

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael Sullivan
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner

    Corporate / Transactional

    Our Corporate/Transactional practice has a broad range of skills. This versatility allows them to remain a principal point of contact with our business clients and to move freely across multiple disciplines to ensure continuity of representation.

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    Barry E. Gold
    Barry Gold
    Bob B. Rosenthal
    Bob Rosenthal
    Neil R. Schauer
    Neil Schauer

    Criminal / White Collar / Regulatory

    We have extensive experience advising businesses and individuals who are the subject of criminal or regulatory investigations or proceedings.

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    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas Gallitano
    Anna O. Klimas
    Anna Klimas
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol Starkey
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher Sweeney
    Glen A. Tagliamonte
    Glen Tagliamonte
    Kirsten Z. Young
    Kirsten Young

    Employment Litigation / Counseling

    Employers and employees alike look to Conn Kavanaugh’s employment lawyers for advice in navigating the increasingly complex web of state and federal statutes,

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    Anthony V. Bova
    Anthony Bova
    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew Dennington
    Daniel R. Fishman
    Daniel Fishman
    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas Gallitano
    Barry E. Gold
    Barry Gold
    James F. Kavanaugh, Jr.
    James Kavanaugh, Jr.
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine Kelter
    Mary ('Beth') E. O'Neal
    Mary ('Beth') O'Neal
    Kathleen R. O'Toole
    Kathleen O'Toole
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol Starkey
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher Sweeney
    Alexis P. Theriault
    Alexis Theriault

    Estate Planning / Administration

    Our Estate Planning attorneys help individuals and their families plan for the future and protect their assets. We handle all aspects of estate planning.

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    George M. Ford
    George Ford
    Sheila B. Giglio
    Sheila Giglio
    Anna O. Klimas
    Anna Klimas
    Neil R. Schauer
    Neil Schauer
    Kirsten Z. Young
    Kirsten Young

    Family Law / Probate Litigation

    Our experienced Family Law/Probate Litigation attorneys work zealously to ensure rightful asset distributions in these emotionally charged proceedings. Our group handles a wide range of areas including prenuptial agreements, custody disputes, and post-divorce support or estate modifications.

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    George M. Ford
    George Ford
    Sheila B. Giglio
    Sheila Giglio
    Anna O. Klimas
    Anna Klimas
    Laurel K.  Spallone
    Laurel K. Spallone
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner
    Kirsten Z. Young
    Kirsten Young

    Land Use / Real Estate Litigation

    Our Land Use/Real Estate Litigation practice has extensive experience in handling real estate disputes of all kinds and at all levels. We can develop a strategy for your dispute.

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    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew Dennington
    Daniel R. Fishman
    Daniel Fishman
    George M. Ford
    George Ford
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine Kelter
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael Sullivan
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner

    Mediation / Arbitration

    Having litigated hundreds of cases, the Mediation/Arbitration practice is well-equipped to effectively value cases to resolve disputes according to your needs and goals.

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    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin

    Professional Liability

    Our trial attorneys are accomplished in defending claims against attorneys, health care professionals, insurance agents and brokers, and other professionals.

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    Anthony V. Bova
    Anthony Bova
    Russell F. Conn
    Russell Conn
    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew Dennington
    Kurt B. Fliegauf
    Kurt Fliegauf
    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas Gallitano
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin Higgins
    Kathleen R. O'Toole
    Kathleen O'Toole
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas Peisch
    James B. Peloquin
    James Peloquin
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael Rossi
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol Starkey
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael Sullivan
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher Sweeney
    Glen A. Tagliamonte
    Glen Tagliamonte
    Alexis P. Theriault
    Alexis Theriault
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray Wagner

    Real Estate

    Our Real Estate practice provides skilled representation in a variety of transactions, including the financing, leasing, acquisition and disposition of commercial properties.

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    Barry E. Gold
    Barry Gold
    Bob B. Rosenthal
    Bob Rosenthal
    Neil R. Schauer
    Neil Schauer

    Architects/Engineers

    Conn Kavanaugh has a wealth of experience advising and representing architects and engineers in many aspects of their businesses.

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell ConnPartner
    James B. Peloquin
    James PeloquinPartner
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael SullivanPartner
    Glen A. Tagliamonte
    Glen TagliamonteAssociate

    Closely Held/Family Businesses

    Conn Kavanaugh’s business attorneys have a broad range of skills and are very experienced in providing legal services to family-owned and other closely-held businesses.

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    Barry E. Gold
    Barry GoldPartner
    Bob B. Rosenthal
    Bob RosenthalPartner
    Neil R. Schauer
    Neil SchauerPartner

    Construction

    Conn Kavanaugh has provided an array of services to private and public clients in the construction industry, including the manufacturers of building materials and systems.

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    Kurt B. Fliegauf
    Kurt FliegaufPartner
    James B. Peloquin
    James PeloquinPartner
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael SullivanPartner
    Glen A. Tagliamonte
    Glen TagliamonteAssociate
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray WagnerPartner

    Financial Services

    Conn Kavanaugh draws upon a wide range of disciplines to meet the needs of individual and institutional clients in the financial services industry.

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    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew DenningtonPartner
    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas GallitanoPartner
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol StarkeyPartner
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher SweeneyAssociate

    Food and Beverage

    Our decades of work in the food and beverage industry, including alcohol regulatory and distribution, have permitted us to gain expertise and insight into the typically fast paced and challenging world of our clients engaged in the food and beverage industry.

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    Anthony V. Bova
    Anthony BovaAssociate
    James F. Kavanaugh, Jr.
    James Kavanaugh, Jr.Partner
    Mary ('Beth') E. O'Neal
    Mary ('Beth') O'NealPartner
    Kathleen R. O'Toole
    Kathleen O'TooleAssociate

    Government

    Conn Kavanaugh provides an array of services to clients in the public sector, including state agencies, municipalities, and public officials.

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    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew DenningtonPartner
    Kurt B. Fliegauf
    Kurt FliegaufPartner
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol StarkeyPartner

    Healthcare

    The Conn Kavanaugh team has the skills and experience necessary to successfully maneuver our clients through the increasingly complex and highly regulated environment of the health care industry.

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    Andrew R. Dennington
    Andrew DenningtonPartner
    Johanna L. Matloff
    Johanna MatloffSenior Counsel
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas PeischPartner
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael RossiPartner
    Carol A. Starkey
    Carol StarkeyPartner
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael SullivanPartner
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher SweeneyAssociate

    Insurance

    Our lawyers work with our insurance industry clients in a variety of ways. We represent their insureds in virtually every type of lawsuit for which insurance coverage is available. We represent insurance companies directly in bad faith actions, and in high-exposure losses or losses that present unusual or challenging coverage issues.

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell ConnPartner
    Kurt B. Fliegauf
    Kurt FliegaufPartner
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin HigginsPartner
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine KelterAssociate
    Johanna L. Matloff
    Johanna MatloffSenior Counsel
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas PeischPartner
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael RossiPartner
    Alexis P. Theriault
    Alexis TheriaultAssociate
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray WagnerPartner

    Law Firms

    Since the firm was founded in 1988, our attorneys have been known as “lawyers’ lawyers.”

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell ConnPartner
    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas GallitanoPartner
    Erin K. Higgins
    Erin HigginsPartner
    Thomas E. Peisch
    Thomas PeischPartner
    Bob B. Rosenthal
    Bob RosenthalPartner
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael RossiPartner
    Christopher K. Sweeney
    Christopher SweeneyAssociate

    Manufacturing

    Conn Kavanaugh has broad experience in representing the interests and needs of various manufacturers.

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    Russell F. Conn
    Russell ConnPartner
    Barry E. Gold
    Barry GoldPartner
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael SullivanPartner

    Real Estate

    Conn Kavanaugh has a wealth of experience in the real estate field.

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    George M. Ford
    George FordOf-Counsel
    Katherine A. Kelter
    Katherine KelterAssociate
    Bob B. Rosenthal
    Bob RosenthalPartner
    Michael J. Rossi
    Michael RossiPartner
    Neil R. Schauer
    Neil SchauerPartner
    Michael T. Sullivan
    Michael SullivanPartner
    James Gray  Wagner
    James Gray WagnerPartner

    Staffing and Recruiting

    Staffing companies and Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) are playing an increasingly important role in many aspects of human resource management, as employers are relying more and more on staffing companies and PEOs for payroll and employee benefit administration, risk management, and other increasingly complex administrative burdens.

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    Thomas J. Gallitano
    Thomas GallitanoPartner
    Barry E. Gold
    Barry GoldPartner
    Mary ('Beth') E. O'Neal
    Mary ('Beth') O'NealPartner
    Biography

    Carol is a trial lawyer whose practice is concentrated in the areas of criminal and regulatory law, commercial litigation, and employment litigation. She has a wide range of experience handling complex matters before the district and state superior trial courts throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Carol serves as co-chair of the firm's white collar and regulatory practice group and on the firm's management committee. In addition, Carol is currently serving as the President of the Boston Bar Association and its governing council for the 2016-2017 program year.

    Prior to joining Conn Kavanaugh, Carol was Chief of the Economic Crimes Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, where she concentrated her work in the areas of white-collar crime and public corruption, often involving complex financial crimes. She frequently coordinated her efforts with related state and federal agencies, such as the Board of Bar Overseers, the United States Attorney's Office, the Securities Exchange Commission, and the State Department of Revenue.

    Carol has been selected for inclusion in the 2016 and 2017 publications of The Best Lawyers in America©, regarded by both the profession and the public as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.  Carol has been recognized as one of the top lawyers in New England for white collar defense and one of the top 50 Women Lawyers in Massachusetts. Carol has also been recognized by Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2015 as a winner in Commercial Litigation – Massachusetts, USA. Carol has been selected as one of the “Massachusetts Super Lawyers” by Law & Politics and the publishers of Boston Magazine every year since the designation was created in 2004. In addition, Carol has received an AV Peer Review Rating, the highest rating, in The Martindale-Hubbell Lawyers Directory.

    Carol was recently interviewed by the Neighborhood Network News where she discussed the challenges faced by the Massachusetts criminal justice system.

    Watch the full interview here: BNN News Interviews Carol Starkey

    Credentials

    Practice Areas

    Industries

    Education

    • Suffolk University Law School, J.D. (1988)
    • University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A. (1984)

    Court Admissions

    • Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
    • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

    Recognition

    • Selected for inclusion in the 2016 and 2017 publications of The Best Lawyers in America ©.
    • Selected to Massachusetts Super Lawyers by the publishers of Boston Magazine every year since the designation was created in 2004.
    • Selected as Top 100 New England Super Lawyers by the publishers of Boston Magazine (2014)
    • Selected as Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers by the publishers of Boston Magazine (2014, 2015)
    • Selected as Top 50 Women New England Super Lawyers by the publishers of Boston Magazine (2012, 2014, 2015)
    • Selected as Top 50 Women Massachusetts Super Lawyers by the publishers of Boston Magazine (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)
    • Selected as Top Women in the Law Honoree by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (2012)
    • Awarded President's Award on behalf of the Boston Bar Association's (BBA) Mentoring Program (2011)
    • Awarded Fraud Fighter of the Year by the Boston Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (2002)
    • Awarded Outstanding and Invaluable Prosecution by the Insurance Fraud Bureau of Massachusetts (2001)
    Matters & Cases

    Representative Matters

    • During her government career, Ms. Starkey handled some of the most complex white-collar crime and public corruption cases occurring within the Commonwealth. Those matters included:

      • Prosecuted charges against state treasury officials for public corruption and larceny of $9.4 million dollars from the Massachusetts treasury accounts, resulting in 6 co-defendants' guilty pleas.
      • Prosecuted charges against the Chief of Cardiology from Children's Hospital and former Professor of Harvard Medical School for larceny and fiduciary embezzlement, resulting in conviction after trial.
      • Prosecuted charges against the leader of an insurance fraud ring spanning to Lagos, Nigeria, resulting in conviction after trial.
      • Prosecuted charges against a broker for investment/ securities fraud and larceny for more than $6 million dollars from clients, resulting in guilty plea.

    • Fraud Charges

      • Representation of a law firm and principal shareholder under federal investigation for obtaining and causing kickbacks and unearned fees in connection with an alleged mortgage fraud scheme.
      • Representation of executive in defense of allegations of bank fraud of over $20 million dollars.
      • Representation of family members victimized by the Madoff Ponzi scheme. 
      • Representation of business executives and their companies in defense of civil racketeering charges, successfully obtaining a directed verdict at trial. 
      • Representation of attorneys before the Board of Bar Overseers in disciplinary proceedings. 
      • Representation of attorneys and law firms in defense of legal malpractice and fraudulent misrepresentation charges. 
      • Representation of an individual who was the subject of federal anti-kickback investigation involving pharmaceutical company and clinic. 
      • Representation of individual accountant for Bank accused of accounting errors and material wrongdoing. 
      • Representation of employees of company accused of federal tax fraud.

    • State / Federal Investigations

      • Representation of senior health care executive against federal allegations of false claims and health care fraud, successfully keeping client from indictment. 
      • Representation of individual charged with vehicular homicide.
      • Representation of health care providers, including nurses, dentists, and pharmacists, before Boards of Registration and Professional Licensure. 
      • Representation of individual in appeal and new trial motion after sex offense convictions.
      • Representation of individuals accused of felony assault and reckless endangerment through use of a car.
      • Representation of individual charged with identity fraud, computer violations, and wiretap and privacy violations.
      • Representation of companies, conducting complex internal investigations into allegations of workplace misconduct, fraud, and false billing schemes.

    • Wage and Hour Charges

      • Representation of an individual charged with larceny and workers' compensation fraud, obtaining an order withdrawing all criminal indictments prior to trial.
      • Representation of a roofing company and its owners on charges they allegedly failed to disclose millions of dollars in misclassified subcontractor payroll, committed workers’ compensation fraud, and failed to pay the prevailing wage to employees.
      • Representation of construction company and its owners on charges that the company allegedly failed to pay over wages to employees and committed workers’ compensation fraud.
      • Representation of a telephone solicitation company and its owner on charges they allegedly misclassified employees and failed to pay an employee for working overtime.
      • Representation of a farming business on charges that it allegedly committed larceny and workers' compensation fraud when failing to disclose earned wages of employees and misclassifying employees.

    • Securities Fraud

      • Representation of employees and witnesses in alleged investment scheme involving hedge fund managers.
      • Representation of individual in administration hearing before the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    • Public Corruption

      • Representation of state agency employee charged with public corruption and larceny charges.
      • Representation of a director of a state retirement board relating to allegations of fraud, public corruption, awarding improper contracts, and violating conflict of interest rules.
      • Representation of law enforcement officer against allegations of misconduct and conflict of interest rules.

    Affiliations

    Professional Affiliation and Activities

    • President, Boston Bar Association (2016-2017)
    • President-Elect, Boston Bar Association (2015-2016)
    • Vice President, Boston Bar Association (2014-2015)
    • Appointed Committee Member by Governor Deval Patrick to the Gubernatorial Commission to study compensation of Assistant District Attorneys and Public Defenders, pursuant to Executive Order No. 551. (2014)
    • Chair of the Boston Bar Association's Finance Committee (2014)
    • Treasurer, Boston Bar Association (2013-2014)
    • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Secretary, Boston Bar Association (2011-2012)
    • Member, Boston Bar Association
    • Vice Chair, White Collar Investigations and Defense Committee, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
    • Appointed to Strategic Communications Committee, Boston Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, 2012 Boston Bar Association Law Day Dinner
    • Chair of the Joint Bar Committee (JBC) for Judicial Appointments
    • Council member of the Boston Bar Association (2004-2007 and 2011-2012)
    • Committee member for the National Association of Women Judges Annual Leadership Conference in Boston, Massachusetts (2008)
    • Member of the Boston Bar Association Diversity & Inclusion Section
    • Co-Chair, Boston Bar Mentoring Program
    • Co-Chair, Criminal Law Section Steering Committee for the Boston Bar Association
    • Member, Criminal Section for the Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Appointed to head and facilitate The Organized Theft Task Force by the Attorney General (2000)
    • Appointed Committee Member by the Honorable Chief Justice Wilkins of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court for the Supreme Judicial Court Committee On Lawyer Advertising. Findings and recommendations published in report dated October (1999)
    • Appointed to head and facilitate The White Collar Crime Initiative by the Attorney General (1997)
    Publications

    Speaking Engagements

    • Speaker, Boston Inn of Courts, "Trial Ethics and Social Media.", September 2015
    • Speaker, MCLE, "Using Social Media to Win Cases.", June 2014, 2015
    • Panelist Speaker, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, “Introducing Social Media as Evidence at Trial”, 2014
    • Panelist, Boston Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education program entitled “Health Care Fraud 2013: There Are New Sheriffs in Town”, 2013
    • Panelist speaker, MCLE, “Using Social Media to Win Cases”, 2012
    • Speaker, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Annual Meeting, How the False Claims Act Threatens Your Client's Business, 2011
    • Speaker and organizer, Boston Bar Association’s Mentoring Program Kick-off event, 2009
    • Speaker on Criminal Law and Procedure at the John Adams Courthouse for the Supreme Judicial Court, 2007
    • Panelist on training participants and teacher at Boston Public Schools for Law Day on Separation of Powers, 2006
    • Speaker, Women’s Bar Association, “Women in the Law”, 2005
    • Speaker, Boston Bar Association’s Leadership Retreat in Newport, RI, 2004
    • Panelist and Moderator, First Boston Municipal Court Conference on hot topics of criminal and civil practice before the newly consolidated BMC, 2003
    • Moderator and Panelist, BBA's Sixth Annual Bench/Bar Conference & Reception covering topics on dispositional advocacy, the Circuit System of the Superior Court, jury voir dire issues, and the state of the courts, 2003
    • Guest on New England News Channel's "NewsNight," with Chet Curtis, to discuss the Kobe Bryant case, 2003
    • Moderator and Panelist, BBA's Fifth Annual Bench/Bar Conference & Reception covering topics on trial advocacy, statute of limitations on sexual offenses, technology in the courtroom, and corporate fraud, 2002
    • Speaker, National White Collar Fraud Conference on the topic of, "Conducting White Collar Criminal Investigations", 2002
    • Speaker, High Technology Crime Investigation Association, New England Chapter, 2002
    • Speaker, National Convention of Certified Fraud Examiners on the topic of, "White-collar Crime: The Change In Approach To Prosecution Utilizing New Technology", 2002
    • Reviewer, Supreme Judicial Court on the Report from the Visiting Committee on Management in the Courts, also known as the "Monan Report," hosted by Justice Ireland.

    Publications

    Press Exposure


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