MassBar Bulletin: Member updates

Thursday, Jul. 27, 2017


ambrogiRobert Ambrogi, executive director of the Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Association (MNPA), will receive the Yankee Quill Award this fall for his contributions to the betterment of journalism in the six-state region. Ambrogi will be recognized for serving as the founding editor of Lawyers USA and editor-in-chief of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, and his relentless commitment to the public's right to know through his blog posts and consulting and his successful efforts in overhauling the open meeting and public records law in Massachusetts as executive director of the MNPA. The Yankee Quill is presented annually by the Academy of New England Journalists through the auspices of the New England Society of News Editors.


basariaSaraa Basaria has joined MBA Honor Roll firm Todd & Weld LLP as a litigation associate and will concentrate her practice on commercial litigation, employment law and personal injury matters. Basaria is president of the South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston and is a member of the Board of Directors of the South Asian Bar Association of North America. She is a 2017 graduate of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Leadership Academy.

The Massachusetts Bar Association accepts MBA member-submitted announcements for publication in the MassBar Bulletin section of
Massachusetts Lawyers Journal. Get further connected with fellow MBA members by sharing your noteworthy professional and personal accomplishments. There is no cost to participate.

HOW TO SUBMIT: Send a blurb of 75 words or less to  [e-mail Bulletin]. Please include your name, firm/place of work, and the town and county where you work. Photo submissions are also welcome (hi-res, 300 dpi or larger, photos). Due to space constraints, only a limited number of photos may appear in a given issue of Lawyers Journal.

Announcements accepted for consideration include individual professional accomplishments (new jobs, promotions, recent accomplishments or awards*, etc.) and personal news (weddings, engagements, birth announcements, and other notable outside-of-work accomplishments). Honor Roll Firm announcements are also encouraged.

*Awards should not include mentions in Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, AV ratings and other list-type awards due to the large number of attorneys who receive them.