Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, May 9, 2024


  • "The 3rd-largest Mass. hospital system is in bankruptcy. Here’s what you need to know," WBUR (May 7). MBA Complex Commercial Litigation Section Council member Francis C. Morrissey was one of the experts quoted in a report on Steward Health Care's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

  • "Massachusetts judges, trial bar embrace six-person juries," Bloomberg Law (May 6). MBA President-elect Victoria M. Santoro and MBA Judicial Administration Section Council members Marc Diller and Hon. Peter B. Krupp were quoted in an article about the increasing embrace of six-person juries in Massachusetts civil cases.

  • MBA Executive Management Board member Peter Elikann appeared on the Surviving the Survivor podcast (May 7), NBC10 Boston (May 7) and NECN (May 6) to offer commentary on the latest developments in the murder trial of Karen Read.

  • "Shareholder acquired corporate property by adverse possession," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (May 6). MBA member Leonard M. Davidson commented on a case of first impression in which a Land Court judge ruled that a shareholder in a closely held family corporation acquired a parcel of the corporation’s real property by adverse possession.

  • "On FTC noncompete ban, it’s prepare but wait-and-see, attorneys say," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (May 6). MBA members Russell Beck, Jeffrey S. Siegel and Andrew P. Botti discussed the prospect of a federal ban on noncompetition agreements, as adopted in a final rule recently announced by the Federal Trade Commission.

  • "Reviving civility: path to well-being in legal profession," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (May 6). MBA Lawyer Well-Being Committee members Heidi S. Alexander and Dr. Shawn Healy and MBA member Mala M. Rafik co-wrote an article about the role of civility in promoting wellness among legal professionals.

  • "The power of vulnerable," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (May 6). MBA Solo/Small Firm Law Practice Management Section Council member Christopher F. Earley wrote an article encouraging lawyers to feel more comfortable being vulnerable about their careers and personal lives.

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