Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the media

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

Notable & Quotable

  • "You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch, but you might avoid jail," - Boston Globe (Dec. 23) - MBA President Robert W. Harnais, Attorney General Maura Healey and other legal experts weighed in on this fictional holiday story.
  • "Ruling has patent bar exhaling sigh of relief," - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 4) - MBA members Lee T. Gesmer, Thomas M. Bond and Richard M. Zielinski were quoted on a recent SJC decision affecting patent law.
  • "Firing of worker not public policy breach," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 4) - MBA member Christina L. Lewis was quoted on patient privacy.
  • "1st Circuit expands use of supplemental pleadings rule," - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 4) - MBA member Jerry Cohen was quoted on a recent decision by the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • "Richer for having known him," - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 4) - MBA members Robert P. Tedesco, Nicolas A. Kensington, and James M. Behnke were quoted in a "Hearsay" piece about the passing of fellow MBA member and former Rich May colleague Harold B. Dondis, 93. Behnke and MBA member Stephen M. Kane were also quoted in a Dondis obituary in the Boston Globe ("Harold Dondis, 93; Globe chess columnist beat Bobby Fischer," - Jan. 6).
  • "Ask the Experts: Sister may be abusing fiduciary responsibility," - The Republican (Dec. 31) - MBA members Susan A. McCoy and Kyle R. Guelcher answered questions on fiduciary responsibility and credit card surcharges.
  • "Legal experts weigh in on how $1M cash discovery could affect John George Jr. case," - SouthCoastToday.com (Dec. 30) - MBA Criminal Justice Section Vice Chair Peter Elikann was quoted about the possibility of new criminal charges being filed against convicted Dartmouth farmer and former lawmaker John George Jr.
  • "Probate ruling voids alimony agreement," - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 28) - MBA members Maureen McBrien, David H. Lee, Mary H. Schmidt and John P. Fulginiti were quoted on a recent Probate & Family Court decision.
  • "Dedicated civil sessions to get trial run in New Year," - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 28) - MBA member Lori A. Cianciulli was quoted on the possibility of raising the damages cap in District Court. Cianciulli is the MBA representative on a committee tasked with exploring a pilot program.
  • "Noncompete nullified by new employment contract," - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 21) - MBA member Rebecca Pontikes was quoted on a ruling in U.S. Distict Court concerning employment law.
  • "Condo owner only entitled to 'reasonable' counsel fees," - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 21) - MBA member Thomas O. Moriarty was quoted on an Appeals Court decision concerning real estate law.
  • "Local lawyers lend voices to 'Fisher II'" - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 21) - MBA members Matthew T. Henshon and Mark S. Brodin were quoted on Fisher v. University of Texas, an affirmative action case argued for the second time before the U.S. Supreme Court.