Kay H. Hodge, a partner in the Boston law firm of Stoneman,
Chandler and Miller LLP, was elected chair of The Fellows of the
American Bar Foundation. A past president of the Massachusetts Bar
Association, she began her term Sept. 1.
Hodge is the Massachusetts state delegate to the ABA House of
Delegates and chair-elect of the ABA Individual Rights and
Responsibilities Section. She is a past member of the ABA Board of
Governors and immediate past chair of the ABA Commission on Racial
and Ethnic Diversity. She is also a past president of the National
Conference of Bar Presidents.
In her practice, Hodge represents management in labor, employment
and employee relations matters. She is a Fellow of the College of
Labor and Employment Lawyers.
Hodge serves on the board of directors of several nonprofit
organizations, including Newbury College in Boston, the Boys and
Girls Club of Metrowest Inc., Starr King School for Ministry in
Berkeley, Calif., Advocates Inc. and Greater Boston Legal
She received the MBA's Gold Medal for outstanding legal services
benefiting the public, the legal profession and the association
Hodge received her juris doctor and Master of Laws in
taxation from B.U. School of Law.
The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary
organization of lawyers, judges and legal scholars whose public and
private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the
welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the
legal profession. Fellows are nominated by their peers, and
membership is limited to one-third of 1 percent of the lawyers in
The ABF, an independent, nonprofit organization, is the nation's
leading research institute for the empirical study of law.