MassBar Bulletin: Member Updates

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

Suffolk County 

DiMarzo Jennifer Barrett colorMBA member Jennifer Barrett DiMarzo has joined Fisher Phillips as an associate in the firm’s Boston office.   
 
Barrett DiMarzo is a trusted employment law counselor and litigator who has represented government clients across Massachusetts. As a day-to-day counselor, she ensures proper and consistent application of internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal laws. As a litigator, she manages all aspects of litigation, from responding to discovery and subpoena requests to managing proceedings before state and federal agencies, including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 

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Suffolk County

Leavis & Rest lawyers Paul Leavis and Deborah Santello, both MBA members, joined Tetzel Law in Boston effective Feb. 1, 2020. Leavis and Santello have a combined 70 years of experience litigating and trying complex wrongful death and personal injury matters. The merger brings Leavis, a highly experienced trial attorney, as well as Santello, a prominent litigation and appellate lawyer, to Tetzel Law.

With the addition of Leavis and Santello, Tetzel Law is now a six-lawyer boutique Boston law firm focusing on plaintiffs' personal injury cases, including construction accidents, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice and product liability cases.

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Suffolk County

MBA member Julie Frohlich has joined Veterans Legal Services (VLS) in Boston as a senior staff attorney.

Frolich comes to VLS with years of experience as a solo and small-firm practitioner, in addition to 17 years at Goulston & Storrs, including 13 years as a partner. She also spent two years at Hale and Dorr. Before entering private practice, Frolich was a law clerk for Associate Justice Ruth I. Abrams of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Her decades of civil trial experience will benefit VLS’s homeless and low-income veterans in a variety of practice areas, including landlord/tenant law, family law, and benefits.

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