Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the media

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Notable & Quotable

  • "Baker focus on fiscal restraint draws praise, criticism," State House News Service (Jan. 27) -- MBA Chief Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Martin W. Healy was quoted on Governor Charlie Baker's proposed FY17 budget. The quote was taken from an MBA statement released Wednesday.
  • "Paul J. McNamara, 74; attorney equally committed to law, faith," Boston Globe (Jan. 26) -- An obituary for MBA member Paul J. McNamara, a partner at Pabian & Russell, appeared in Tuesday's Globe.
  • "Shareholder challenge over EMC sale blocked," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 25) -- MBA member James L. Rudolph was quoted about a recent Superior Court decision regarding a fiduciary claim against company directors at EMC Corp.
  • "Lawsuit by 'go-cart' bystander allowed," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 25) -- MBA Past President Valerie A. Yarashus was quoted on a recent Appeals Court decision involving the state's recreational use statute in a liability suit filed against Seekonk Grand Prix.
  • "For medium-sized firm, merger offers made, only to be rejected," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 25) -- MBA member Harold B. Murphy, president at Murphy & King, was interviewed for a "View from the Top" Q&A feature.
  • "Beer brawl," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 25) -- MBA member Michael R. Perry was quoted in the "Hearsay" column on a consumer class action suit filed in U.S. District Court against Diageo-Guinness USA, Inc. and its parent, Diageo North America, Inc., concerning the labeling of Guinness Extra Stout.
  • "Outside the Box: Attorney recalls how whistleblower clients took on national Medicare fraud," Boston Business Journal (Jan. 22) -- MBA member Jeffrey A. Newman was the subject of an "Outside the Box" Q&A piece on a $125 million settlement two of his whistleblower clients received from Kindred Healthcare and RehabCare Group.
  • "Questions remain in handling of Kelley Square 4 case" Telegram & Gazette (Jan. 22) -- MBA Criminal Justice Section Vice Chair Peter Elikann was quoted in a column about the "legitimate purpose" defense related to a protest in Worcester that occurred in January 2015.