MBA Executive Board for 2005-2006

Issue October 2005

Warren Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald is a partner of Meehan, Boyle, Black & Fitzgerald of Boston. An experienced trial attorney who concentrates on personal injury law, he is a longtime MBA officer and has served on many sections and committees, including as co-chair of the Court Study Task Force and the Presidential Task Force on the Preservation of Rights, Liberties and Access to Justice. He is a Fellow and Life Member of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. He lives in Andover.

Mark D. Mason
Mason is a principal of Cooley, Shrair of Springfield where he concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and domestic law. A longtime MBA officer and committee member, he is currently chair of the Post Goodridge Task Force and co-chaired the Anniversary Fee Task Force in 2003-2004. He lives in Springfield.

Edward W. McIntyre
Vice President
McIntyre is a solo practitioner in Clinton, concentrating in civil litigation in state and federal courts. He is an expert in spinal cord and brain injury law. A longtime member of the House of Delegates, he has served on the President's Task Force on Judicial Evaluations, the Judicial Administration Section Council and the MBA's ABA Nominating Committee. He lives in Clinton.

Valerie A. Yarashus
Vice President
Yarashus is a principal in the firm of Sugarman & Sugarman, PC, where she concentrates in plaintiff's trial practice and a wide variety of other general liability cases. Long active in several bar associations, she has contributed her time and talents to the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and as Chair of the Health Law Section of the MBA and member of the MBA House of Delegates.

David W. White-Lief
White-Lief is a principal in the firm of Breakstone, White-Lief & Gluck, PC. His practice concentrates in personal injury, insurance company bad faith, medical malpractice, and professional liability litigation. An active participant in the MBA, he has chaired the Civil Litigation Section Council and the Law Management Section Council, as well as the 2005 MBA Annual Conference. He is a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education seminars and contributor to legal publications. He lives in Westwood.

Denise Squillante
Squillante is engaged in general private practice with an emphasis on family law, corporate law, injury and estates. Long active in the MBA's Family Law Section Council and its associated committees, she has also lent her boundless energies to the MBA's Presidential Task Force on Terrorism, the Amicus Committee, and the Joint Bar Committee. Through her service in numerous civic and professional organizations, Squillante has helped strengthen her community and strengthen the bar's commitment to equality and access to justice.