News about Massachusetts Bar Association members. Complied by Martha Sullivan
Framingham Town Counsel Aaron Bikosky has retired after 30 years. He was presented with an award from Attorney General Tom Reilly and the City Solicitors and Town Counsel Association at a recent dinner at Framingham Town Hall.
Foley Hoag & Eliot, Boston, have announced that Jeffrey H. Lerer has joined the firm as a partner. He will concentrate his practice in the labor and employment law department.
Andrea S. Barisano has joined the law firm of Gallagher & Cavanaugh, Lowell. Barisano will concentrate on business counseling and litigation issues.
Robert Deiana, partner at Mirick, O'Connell, Demallie & Lougee, Worcester, has been appointed co-chairman of the Worcester County Bar Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.
John C. Sikorski, Northampton was named litigation manager at Robinson Donovan Madden and Barry, Springfield. Sikorski will oversee the firm's administrative and legal management issues.
Richard M. Zielinski, Hill & Barlow, Boston, has been named chairman of the firm's Professional Liability Practice Group. This group defends malpractice claims and advises on practical issues and professional ethics.
George W. Mann Jr. has been promoted to the executive vice president and general counsel of the Boston Stock Exchange. Mann represents the BSE on several issues including the Security Industry Conference on Arbitration and the Intermarket Trading System Operating Committee, of which he is chairman.
Arthur Stavisky, partner at Stavisky & Kelly, Great Barrington, has been elected president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Christopher Litterio, Boxborough, will be the campaign chairman for state representative candidate Paul Linet. Litterio is a partner at Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, Boston.