Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the media

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016

Notable & Quotable

  • "What's legal--and still illegal--once marijuana becomes legal in Mass," (via AP) (Dec. 11) -- MBA Chief Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Martin W. Healy was quoted in an Associated Press story on the new marijuana law in Massachusetts which went into effect on Dec. 15. The story appeared in several local and national publications. Healy was also interviewed on the same topic by NBC Boston (Dec. 12) and WBZ NewsRadio 1030 (Dec. 15).
  • "If you got 'em: Marijuana becomes legal in Massachusetts Thursday," FOX25 (Dec. 13) -- MBA member and former chair of the Criminal Justice Section Council Peter Elikann offered insight on the state's new marijuana law from a criminal defense perspective.
  • "Trump win seen as sealing fate of DOL persuader rule," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 12) -- MBA members Timothy F. Murphy and Christina L. Lewis offered analysis of a recent decision in Texas which stops implementation of the Department of Labor's new Persuader Advice Exemption Rule.
  • "With SJC decision, lawyers find guidance on alimony extensions,'" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 12) -- MBA members Fern L. Frolin, Elaine M. Epstein (past MBA president), David H. Lee and Marc E. Fitzgerald provided commentary on a recent SJC decision involving alimony extensions.
  • "Doctrine shields law firm from legal-mal action,'" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 12) -- MBA member Alan E. Brown was quoted from a legal malpractice defense perspective on a recent decision in U.S. District Court.