Biography

Margaret concentrates her practice on the insurance sector, helping insurers and commercial clients with complex insurance-related issues, including coverage disputes and market conduct examinations. She also represents state insurance regulators in the liquidation, rehabilitation, and examination of insurance companies.

Prior to joining the firm, she was an associate with Morrissey, Hawkins & Lynch. During law school, she interned with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office as a Rule 3:03 certified student practitioner, and with the Criminal Division of the Massachusetts U.S. Attorney’s Office. Before law school, Margaret was a legal assistant in the litigation group at an international law firm in Boston.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Franklin & Marshall College  (B.A., cum laude)
    • Government and French
  • Boston College Law School  (J.D.)
    • Executive Articles Editor and Staff Writer, Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Honors

  • Public Interest Designation Fellow
  • Certificate of Pro Bono Excellence

Court and Other Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts

Firm Highlights

Blog

Maine PUC to Kick Off Review of Grid Plan to Assist Clean Energy Transition

Last month, the Maine Public Utilities Commission initiated a proceeding to identify the priorities to be addressed in an electric grid plan that will assist Maine in the “cost-effective transition to a clean, affordable...

Matter

Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (2nd Session)

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

Blog

401(k) Plan Matching Contributions: To True Up or Not True Up?

As a matter of plan design, for purposes of matching contributions some 401(k) plans provide that a participant’s compensation for the entire plan year is taken into account (regardless of whether the participant makes...

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (1st Session)

News

Seven Verrill Attorneys named to Boston Magazine’s Top Lawyers of 2022 List

(December 8, 2022) Verrill attorneys Ruth A. Mattson , Michael L. Fay , David M. Friedman , Regina M. Hurley , Kyle T. MacDonald , Kristin S. Doeberl and Brian M. Hurley were recently...

Publication/Podcast

Maine PUC Clarifies Ability of Level 2 Projects to “Leapfrog” Level 4 Projects in Interconnection Queue

After months of uncertainty over the issue of whether Level 2 renewable energy projects can “leapfrog” Level 4 projects in the queue, the Maine PUC clarified one of the ambiguities. Specifically, in response to...

News

Verrill Welcomes Associates Brody Haverly-Johndro, Maye Emlein, Victoria Larson, Chris Petronio, Abby Plummer, and Alexander Read

Publication/Podcast

The PHE is Ending: Do You Know Where Your Waivers Are?

While the pandemic is not over, the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) is expected to expire soon, which means that a number of operational, safety, and billing standards that were waived at the beginning...

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