Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023


  • "A look the history of clemency in Mass. and how Gov. Healey is using it now," WBUR (Nov. 8). MBA Clemency Task Force member Patricia A. DeJuneas was interviewed about Gov. Maura Healey's approach to clemency since taking office.

  • "Despite reprieve, concerns linger over DOC’s ‘verification system,’" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 6). MBA members Harvey A. Silverglate and Anthony J. Benedetti were quoted in an article about the Department of Justice's proposed implementation of a new "attorney verification system."

  • "Judge sets aside $500K verdict in commercial fraud case," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 6). MBA Ethics Committee member Alan E. Brown commented on a U.S. District Court judge's decision that the litigation privilege barred a commercial fraud suit involving a buyer's false statement that food-packaging equipment was contaminated with listeria.

  • "Medicare fraud attorneys want answers from 1st Circuit," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 6). MBA member Ingrid S. Martin discussed a question before the 1st Circuit regarding which causation standard applies to Medicare and other health care fraud claims alleging violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act.

  • "Boston lawyers caught in crossfire of terror attack on Israel," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 6). MBA Past President Denise I. Murphy shared a firsthand account of the start of the war in Israel, where she was attending a wedding with her husband, MBA Past President David W. White.
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