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October 13, 2009

Boston Bar Foundation Announces 2009-2010 Leadership Team

Press Release

BOSTON – The Boston Bar Foundation (BBF), the charitable arm of the Boston Bar Association, recently announced its 2009-2010 Officers and Board of Trustees.  This team, led for a second year by BBF President Wm. Shaw McDermott, oversees an organization that supports causes that matter most to lawyers: increasing access to justice, improving understanding of the legal system, and utilizing the efforts of lawyers to assist the needy in our community.

The current board listed below represents a diverse group of leaders from the local legal and corporate communities.


Wm. Shaw McDermott
K & L Gates LLP

John D. Donovan, Jr.
Ropes & Gray LLP

Edward P. Leibensperger
McDermott Will & Emery 

Leiha Macauley
Day Pitney LLP 

Board of Trustees:

Paula K. Andrews
Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP 

Essence McGill Arzu
Foley Hoag LLP 

Janet E. Bostwick
Janet E. Bostwick, PC 

John H. Chu
Chu, Ring & Hazel LLP                      

R.J. Cinquegrana
Choate Hall & Stewart LLP 

John H. Clymer
Nixon Peabody LLP 

Paul T. Dacier
EMC Corporation 

Gene D. Dahmen
Verrill Dana LLP 

Anthony M. Doniger
Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. 

George P. Field
Verrill Dana LLP 

Donald R. Frederico
Greenberg Traurig, LLP 

Christopher A. Kenney
Kenney & Sams, P.C. 

Edward Notis-McConarty
Hemenway & Barnes LLP 

Christopher J. Panos
Craig and Macauley Professional Corporation

Rebecca B. Ransom
Raytheon Co.

John J. Regan
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Lauren Stiller Rikleen
Bowditch & Dewey, LLP

David Rountree
Citizens Bank

Mary K. Ryan
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Joel B. Sherman
Goulston & Storrs- A Professional Corporation

Richard A. Soden
Goodwin Procter LLP

Kathy B. Weinman
Dwyer & Collora, LLP

Jane E. Willis
Ropes & Gray LLP

Toni G. Wolfman
Bentley University

Peter F. Zupcofska
Burns & Levinson LLP