Rockport attorney Robert J. Ambrogi elected Massachusetts Bar Foundation trustee

Issue November 2008

The Massachusetts Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the election of attorney Robert J. Ambrogi of Rockport to the MBF Board of Trustees. Ambrogi has been a Fellow of the Foundation since 1992.

“Attorney Ambrogi has been an active supporter of the MBF for many years, and we are delighted to welcome him to the board,” said MBF President Laurence M. Johnson of Davis, Malm & D’Agostine PC in Boston. “He brings a wealth of knowledge that will help the MBF to strengthen its work in promoting equal access to justice in the commonwealth.”

Ambrogi focuses his law practice on media and new media law, arbitration and mediation. A longtime journalist, he is the only person ever to hold the top editorial positions at both national U.S. legal newspapers, the National Law Journal and Lawyers USA. He is also internationally known for his writing about the Internet and technology.

Ambrogi represents a range of businesses and individuals in issues relating to print media, electronic media and technology. In addition, he counsels businesses and individuals in employment matters.

An established professional in alternative dispute resolution, Ambrogi has been an arbitrator since 1994, focusing on labor and employment and securities disputes, as well as a mediator in a range of civil disputes. Ambrogi is also C.E.O. of Ambrogi Legal Media, a media consulting firm serving the legal industry.

Ambrogi assumes a seat vacated by retiring Trustee Carol Witt of Salem, and as such, will serve an abbreviated term through January 2011.

The MBF is the commonwealth’s premiere legal charity. Founded in 1964, the MBF is the philanthropic partner of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Through its grantmaking and charitable activities, the MBF works to increase access to justice for all Massachusetts citizens.