Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023


  • "Healey makes first judicial nominations as governor, tapping commercial litigator and defense attorney," The Boston Globe (Oct. 5). MBA Chief Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Martin W. Healy was quoted in an article about Gov. Maura Healey's first two nominations to the state judiciary: MBA member Adam L. Sisitsky and attorney Tracy E. Duncan, who will both serve on the Superior Court if confirmed by the Governor's Council. The article also quoted MBA member James R. Goodhines.

  • "Mintz partner among 2 tapped for Mass. Superior Court," Law360 (Oct. 4) MBA Chief Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Martin W. Healy and MBA member James R. Goodhines discussed Gov. Maura Healey's new Superior Court nominees: MBA member Adam L. Sisitsky and attorney Tracy E. Duncan.

  • "Landlord’s damages payment fails to moot tenant’s possession claim," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 2). MBA Real Estate Law Section Council member Jordana R. Greenman commented on an Appeals Court decision that after a landlord commenced summary process proceedings, her tender of money damages to remedy a violation of the state's water use statute did not moot the tenant's claim to possession.

  • "Victims’ rights advocates hail ruling on counseling records," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 2). MBA Complex Commercial Litigation Section Council member Andrea Kramer and MBA member Carmen L. Durso discussed a Supreme Judicial Court decision that the Superior Court could not compel a Massachusetts rape crisis center to comply with a Rhode Island court order for the counseling records of an alleged victim of sexual assault without following the so-called Lampron-Dwyer protocol.
  • "The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute: a brief history," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Oct. 2). MBA member John J. Carroll Jr. wrote an article outlining the more than 50-year history of the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute. 
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