Excellence in the Law honorees!


PRLog (Press Release)Mar. 13, 2014BOSTON Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Announces the 2014 Excellence in the Law Honorees

Honoring Excellence in the Community

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly has announced the Honorees who will be celebrated at the 2014 Excellence in the Law event. This award recognizes individuals in the following categories: Up & Coming Lawyers, as well as Excellence in Pro Bono, Marketing, Firm Administration, and Paralegal work. The honorees for Daniel  F. Toomey  Excellence Judicial award and Excellence in Legal Journalism, chosen by our partner, the Massachusetts Bar Association, will soon be announced.

The following have been chosen as honorees at the Excellence in the Law 2014 event:

Up & Coming Lawyers

o   Sarah M. Allen, Pabian & Russell

o   Theresa A. Barbadoro, Baker, Braverman & Barbadoro

o   Jessica Berry, Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts

o   Brian P. Bialas, Foley Hoag

o   Benton B. Bodamer, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

o   Asya Calixto, Prince, Lobel, Tye

o   Julia E. Devanthery, Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School

o   Carline M. Durocher, Bingham McCutchen

o   Lydia M. Edwards, Brazilian Immigrant Center

o   Michael A. Fenton, Shatz, Schwartz & Fentin

o   Julie S. Ferraro, Kreindler & Kreindler

o   Kanasha S. Herbert, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo

o   Sofia S. Lingos, Lingos Law

o   Christopher Logue, Casa Myrna Vazquez

o   Melissa A. Murphy, City of Everett

o   Benjamin R. Novotny, Lubin & Meyer

o   Audrey H. O’Shaughnessy, Law Office of Audrey H. O’Shaughnessy

o   Damian Powell, Donoghue Barrett & Singal

o   Todd C. Ratner, Bacon Wilson

o   Soraya Sadeghi, Soraya Law

o   Victoria M. Santoro, Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow

o   Courtney C. Shea, Looney & Grossman

o   David H. Travers, Todd & Weld

o   Anjali Waikar, Krokidas & Bluestein

o   Ruthanne D. Withers, Coogan, Smith, McGahan, Lorincz, Jacobi & Shanley

Excellence in Pro Bono

o   FIRM: Weil, Gotshal & Manges


o   Susan L. Abbott, Goodwin Procter

o   Lennox C. Chase Jr., Chase Legal Services

o   Sander A. Rikleen, Edwards, Wildman, Palmer

o   Tara A.T. Shuman, Verrill Dana

o   Katherine E. Ward, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo

Firm Administration

o   Joanne McBride, Seyfarth, Shaw

o   Debora Kennedy, Brick & Sugarman


o   Liz Cerasuolo, Fish & Richardson

o   Beth M. Cuzzone, Goulston & Storrs


o   Jennifer Collins, Bove & Langa

The Honorees will be celebrated on Thursday, May 1, 2014. The event will be held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, MA from 5:30-8:00pm.

For more information please visit our event website at http://masslawyersweekly.com/ excellence-in- the-law/ or contact Kelsey Karimi at 617-218-8134 or kelsey.karimi@ lawyersweekly.com.

Registration is now open for the event. To purchase tickets please visit https://www.regonline.com/ excellenceinthelaw2014

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