MBA selects 2022-23 Leadership Academy class

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022
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The Massachusetts Bar Association has chosen 23 attorneys as academy fellows for the 2022-223 class of the MBA's Leadership Academy, a program for attorneys with three-10 years of experience that is designed to recruit and nurture future bar and civic leaders. The fellows, who were selected after an intensive application process, represent a diverse group of talented young attorneys from across the commonwealth.

The MBA's Leadership Academy provides fellows with an opportunity to network, collaborate and build relationships with bar leaders; develop and enhance leadership skills important to their future in the legal profession; and get an insider's look at the important role the MBA plays within the legal system.

Here are the 2022-23 MBA Leadership Academy fellows:

  • Rebecca Amdemariam, Committee for Public Counsel Services
  • Matthew J. Baker, Morrison Mahoney LLP
  • Christopher R. Batinsey, Batinsey Legal PC
  • Kiel H. Becker, Lake Shore Legal, LLC
  • Trevor J. Brown, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • Peter R. Chandler, Sheff Law Offices PC
  • Ami Clifford, Clifford Law Offices PC
  • Brittany M. Darcy, Kenney & Sams PC
  • Maureen T. DeSimone, Peabody and Arnold
  • Elizabeth M. Fortaleza, Flowers and Manning LLP
  • Andrew B. Glaab, Cohn & Dussi LLC
  • Jessica M. Gray, Sweeney Merrigan Law
  • Zachary H. Hammond, Law Office of Joseph L. Sulman, Esq.
  • Benjamin Henthorne, CPCS – Mental Health Litigation Division
  • Joseph P. Mendes, Campbell, Conroy & O’Neill PC
  • Sean S. Nabi, Olympus Corporation of the Americas
  • Heather A. O’Connor, O’Connor Family Law
  • Leah Porter, Boston Children's Hospital Office of General Counsel
  • Whitney E. Ritz, Committee for Public Counsel Services
  • John A. Sadek, Committee for Public Counsel Services
  • Sela A. Stockley, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP
  • Widmaier Charles, Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen PC
  • Jonathan J. Wynne, Law Offices of Samuel A. Segal