Inaugural ComCom conference draws a crowd

Thursday, Apr. 21, 2016
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Nearly 100 practitioners attended the Massachusetts Bar Association's inaugural Complex Commercial Litigation Conference on April 14 at the Hyatt Regency Boston. Sponsored by the MBA's Complex Commercial Litigation Section, the conference featured three panels covering intellectual property, bankruptcy and business litigation. The program was bookended by a keynote address from Supreme Judicial Court Justice Robert J. Cordy at the beginning and a cocktail reception at the end.

Thank you to the judges and lawyers who served on the conference's panels:

  • Hon. Brian Davis (Suffolk Superior Court, Boston)
  • Hon. Mitchell Kaplan (Suffolk Superior Court, Boston)
  • Hon. Janet Sanders (Massachusetts Superior Court, Business Litigation Session)
  • Hon. F. Dennis Saylor, IV (United States District Court - District of Massachusetts, Boston)
  • Hon. Allan van Gestel, ret. (JAMS)
  • Charles R. Bennett, Jr. (Murphy & King PC, Boston)
  • Jerry Cohen (Burns & Levinson LLP, Boston)
  • Lee Gesmer (Gesmer & Updegrove LLP, Boston)
  • Lee Harrington (Nixon Peabody LLP, Boston)
  • Francis C. Morrissey (Morrissey, Wilson & Zafiropoulos LLP, Braintree)

Special thanks to the program co-chairs for putting together this successful first conference: Lindsay M. Burke (Kenney & Sams PC, Boston), John O. Mirick (Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP, Worcester), Laurence A. Schoen (Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo PC, Boston) and Paul E. White, (Sugarman Rogers Barshak & Cohen PC, Boston).