Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022


  • "By appointing more than half the state’s judges, Baker has reshaped the judiciary from the top down," The Boston Globe (Dec. 8). MBA Chief Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Martin W. Healy discussed Gov. Charlie Baker's legacy of judicial appointments as he prepares to leave office. The article also quoted Hon. Geraldine S. Hines (ret.), an MBA member who served on the Supreme Judicial Court.

  • "Marshfield double murder suspect waives extradition after being captured in Florida," Boston 25 News (Dec. 5). MBA Executive Management Board member Peter Elikann was interviewed about the extradition of a suspect who was arrested in Florida after allegedly murdering a couple in Marshfield.

  • "Medical device products claim survives dismissal," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 5). MBA member John Egan commented on a federal judge's decision that a hospital patient allegedly injured when a surgical stapler did not properly close an incision could sue the manufacturer for negligently failing to warn of the risk of such a malfunction.

  • "To achieve goals, start by measuring progress," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 5). MBA Solo/Small Firm Law Practice Management Section Council member Christopher F. Earley wrote an article about the important role of tracking performance metrics in running a successful law firm.

  • "Governor’s Council business wraps with flurry of nominees, Amirault hearing," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 5). MBA member Joseph C. Ferreira was quoted in an article about the work of the Governor's Council in the final days of Gov. Charlie Baker's administration. 

  • "Planning around the new Massachusetts ‘Millionaires Tax,’" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Dec. 5). MBA member Kenneth P. Brier wrote an article offering potential strategies for individuals who want to minimize the impact of the "Millionaires Tax," a constitutional amendment amendment approved by Massachusetts voters in the November election.

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