Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, June 22, 2023


  • "Email to landlord was sufficient written notice of nonrenewal," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 19). MBA members Vincent J. Pisegna and Steven M. Veenema commented on an Appeals Court decision that an email from a tenant to its landlord was sufficient notice to invoke a nonrenewal option that would prevent an automatic five-year extension of the commercial lease.
  • "Lawyers, professors debate findings of MIT study on ‘legalese,’" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 19). MBA member Gary C. Bubb discussed the findings of a research article that looks at the use of legalese in legal writing. 

  • "Party over? Some local firms rolling back work-at-home options," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 19). MBA member Michael F. Zullas was quoted in an article about the resumption of largely in-person work schedules at some Boston-area law firms.

  • "Presiding photographer: Retired judge’s photographs line western Mass. courthouses," The Greenfield Recorder (June 16). Hon. David S. Ross (ret.) was interviewed for a story about his love of photography and his journey to becoming first justice of the Orange District Court. Ross' photos of state courthouses serve as the cover images for issues of the Massachusetts Law Review.

  • On June 15, The Boston Globe, WBGH, The Salem News, the Andover Townsman and the Gloucester Daily Times all quoted MBA Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy in their reporting on Gov. Maura Healey's announcement that she is recommending pardons for seven individuals.
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