Biography

Nancy’s clients trust that she will bring direct and compassionate guidance to divorce, family law litigation, child custody, contempt, and modification proceedings. She also negotiates and prepares prenuptial, postnuptial, and relationship agreements for high-net-worth individuals.

With more than 30 years of experience handling cases at the trial and appellate levels in the state and federals courts of Massachusetts, Nancy is often privately appointed by peer attorneys to arbitrate, conciliate, and mediate divorce cases involving alimony, child support, and the division of complex property comprising businesses, real estate, family partnerships, professional practices, and other assets.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Boston College Law School  (J.D.)
  • Boston College  (B.A., magna cum laude)

Public Service

  • Member, The Council for Women of Boston College

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Honors

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in Massachusetts Super Lawyers© under Family Law (2004-2005; 2010-2014; 2016-2020)
  • Distinguished Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

To learn more about third-party ratings and rankings, and the selection processes used for inclusion, click here.

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Firm Highlights

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

Blog

Myth Buster: Employers, Vaccine Information, and HIPAA

Blog

Geoff Why to Moderate "The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks"

Publication/Podcast

House Democrats Propose Estate and Gift Tax Law Changes: Important Estate Planning Implications

Please note: this alert was updated on September 30, 2021. What you need to know : On September 13, 2021, the House Ways and Means Committee released its proposed tax plan to fund President...

News

Portland Charter Commission Delves Into Balance Of Power Between Elected Mayor and City Manager

On Thursday, October 14, 2021, The Portland Press Herald reported that Portland’s charter commission has begun discussing the topic of balancing the power between the elected mayor and the city manager. Currently under the...

Matter

Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

News

Jim Cohen Comments on Toxic Local Politics

Event

Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association Annual HR/Labor Forum

Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association will be virtually hosting their Annual HR/ Labor Forum on October 26th from 9:00AM to 11:15AM. Human Resources professionals in the Healthcare field face an ever-evolving labor and employment...

Publication/Podcast

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation 2021 Summer Client Advisory

Click here to view as a PDF. This Client Advisory summarizes developments in the law governing employee benefit plans prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We explain what these developments mean for plan sponsors and...

Event

Maine State Chamber of Commerce: The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks

On October 26, Verrill telecommunications attorney Geoffrey Why will be moderating the virtual event, “The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks,” hosted by The Maine State Chamber of Commerce. The Wireless Summit will explore...

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