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May 25, 2011

BBA Names 2011-2012 Section Co-Chairs

Press Release

Today, as the 10,000 member Boston Bar Association begins planning for its next program year, starting September 1, 2011, BBA President-Elect Lisa Goodheart released the names of the men and women who will co-chair the BBA’s 24 Sections.

“The lawyers appointed to these key leadership posts play a vital role in nurturing the growth and vitality of the BBA,” said Goodheart. “This is a diverse group of attorneys working in a variety of settings: law firms of all sizes, in-house legal departments, government agencies, legal services, and academia. The characteristics they have in common are a commitment to professional excellence and a passion for access to justice and serving the community.”

Experts in their fields, BBA Section Co-Chairs serve for staggered two year terms:

Section Name
Administration of Justice Section Sara Shanahan – Sherin and Lodgen LLP
  Hon. William Cowin (Ret.) – JAMS*
Bankruptcy Law Section John Morrier – Casner & Edwards, LLP
  Douglas Gooding – Choate Hall & Stewart LLP*
Business Transactions Section Nicole Fitzpatrick – Akamai Technologies, Inc.
  Mark Johnson – Cooley LLP*
Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section Anthony Scibelli – Hiscock & Barclay
  Maura Healey – Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General*
College & University Law Section Lisa Tenerowicz – Rose, Chinitz & Rose
  Diane Lopez – Harvard University Office of the General Counsel*
Criminal Law Section Georgia Critsley – Criminal History Systems Board
  Jonathan Kotlier – Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP*
Delivery of Legal Services Section Rosalyn Garbose Nasdor – Ropes & Gray LLP
  Lynn Girton – Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association*
Diversity & Inclusion Section Macey Russell – Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
  Renée Landers – Suffolk University Law School*
Environmental Law Section Cynthia Lewis – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  Jonathan Ettinger – Foley Hoag LLP*
Family Law Section Lee Peterson – McCarter & English, LLP
  Kelly Leighton – Barnes and Leighton*
Financial Services Section Kevin Handly – Pierce Atwood, LLP
  Cornelius Hurley – Boston University School of Law
Health Law Section Leslie Joseph – Mount Auburn Hospital
  Colin Zick – Foley Hoag LLP*
Immigration Law Section William Graves – Graves & Doyle
  Anita Sharma – PAIR Project*
Intellectual Property Law Section Matthew Lowrie – Foley & Lardner LLP
  Jason Gish – TLG Law LLC*
International Law Section Sam Mawn-Mahlau – Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C.
  Gil Breiman – Burns & Levinson LLP*
Labor & Employment Law Section Mary Sullivan – Segal Roitman LLP
  Terence McCourt – Greenberg Traurig, LLP*
Litigation Section Christopher Morrison – Jones Day
  Lisa Tittemore – Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP*
New Lawyers Section Merritt Dattel McGowan – Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General
  Alexandra Gorman – Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP*
Real Estate Section Renee LeFevre – Boston Redevelopment Authority
  Carla Moynihan – Robinson & Cole LLP*
Senior Lawyers Section Hon. Margaret Hinkle (Ret.) – JAMS
  Joseph Steinfield – Prince Lobel Tye LLP
Solo & Small Firm Section Jeffrey Roelofs – Law Offices of Jeffrey L. Roelofs, P.C.
  Joseph Griffin – Joseph M. Griffin Jr., Attorney at Law*
Tax Exempt Organizations Section Martha Frahm – Goulston & Storrs*
  Melissa McMorrow – Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP*
Tax Section Thomas Greenaway – KPMG, LLP
  David Nagle – Sullivan & Worcester LLP*
Trusts & Estates Section Marc Bloostein – Ropes & Gray LLP
  Christopher Perry – Northern Trust*

*Term ends in 2012.