MassBar Bulletin: Member Updates

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018

AmandaAug16BulletinMBA member Amanda S. Eckhoff of Robinson+Cole LLP has been appointed to the Board of Directors at the New England Center and Home for Veterans (NECHV). In her service to NECHV, Cole spearheads a volunteer effort for fellow employees to regularly spend an afternoon serving lunch to veterans, and coordinates the annual Gift-A-Vet holiday gift-giving program.

Eckhoff leads the firm’s Commercial Real Estate Finance Team, representing institutional and private lenders, as well as borrowers. 

ChrisAug16BulletinMBA member E. Christopher Kehoe, also of Robinson+Cole LLP, has been presented with the firm’s Mentor of the Year Award. The award honors attorneys throughout the firm for their outstanding guidance, support and encouragement of fellow lawyers in their pursuit of professional growth.

A member of Robinson+Cole’s Real Estate & Development Group, Kehoe has over 30 years of experience as a commercial real estate lawyer.

KentAug16BulletinMBA member Kent McKinley has joined Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing as a litigation associate. In his practice, McKinley counsels clients across a range of industries including corporate defense, product manufacturing, heavy machinery and automotive.

McKinley's experience includes financial disputes, products liability, employment law, insurance defense and other general business litigation matters. McKinley manages research and discovery, provides case analysis, drafts motions, and conducts depositions for the firm’s clients. 

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