The MBA Energy and Environment Task Force

Issue December 2007

• Brian D. Bixby is chair of the MBA’s Taxation Law Section. Bixby is a state planning, fiduciary administration and probate court litigator at Burns & Levinson LLP in Boston, where he chairs the Private Client Group. Bixby lives in Cohasset.

• David A. Cetola is an environmental litigation and land use associate at the law firm of McRoberts, Roberts & Rainer LLP in Boston. Cetola lives in Somerville.

• Susan J. Crane is in private practice in Sudbury, where she lives. She specializes in environmental law.

• David J. Dennis is the managing member of the Law Office of David J. Dennis and Associates LLC. in Fall River, where he lives. His areas of practice include elder law and estate planning, domestic relations, personal injury, criminal defense and business law.

• Scott W. Foster is a partner at Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas LLP in Springfield. A resident of Longmeadow, Foster specializes in corporate and business law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions.

• Jeffrey S. Glassman is a personal injury attorney with his own practice in Boston, where he lives. Glassman has practiced personal injury law since 1991. He formed the non-profit, RainforestMaker, and created Lawyers Accountable to the Earth (LATTE).

• Elizabeth Brody Gluck specializes in providing risk management, contracting and liability advice as a partner at Verrill Dana LLP in Boston. Gluck lives in Newton.

• Paul R. Kennedy is an associate at the law firm of Cornell & Gollub in Boston. Kennedy focuses his practice in automotive products and asbestos and lives in West Roxbury.

• Susan M. Reid is co-chair of the Energy and Environment Task Force and is staff attorney for the Conservation Law Foundation in Boston. She also serves as the Massachusetts Clean Energy and Climate Change director. Reid specializes in environmental law, focusing on cases related to climate change, and lives in Brookline.

• Nancy B. Reiner is co-chair of the Energy and Environment Task Force and a partner at Brown Rudnick in Boston, where she concentrates in the areas of litigation, insurance litigation, energy and utilities and environmental, zoning and land use. Reiner lives in Lexington.

• Leah A. Rochwarg is a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Boston and a LEED Accredited Professional. She concentrates in construction law and litigation and is a member of Seyfarth’s Alternative Energy and Climate Change Group. Rochwarg lives in Boston.

• Debra L. Smith is a solo practitioner in Watertown. Smith concentrates her practice in family and juvenile law.

• John E. Tener is a partner at Robinson & Cole LLP in Boston, where his practice emphasizes complex litigation in state and federal courts. Tener lives in Newton.

• David W. White Jr. is president of the MBA and a partner at Breakstone, White & Gluck PC in Boston, where he specializes in civil litigation. White lives in Westwood, where he founded the non-profit Westwood Land Trust Inc. and has chaired the town’s Organization for the Preservation of the Environment and Nature.