Biography

As a trial lawyer, Stacie focuses her practice on complex business, probate, environmental, and real estate disputes. She regularly represents individuals, real estate developers and owners, and other businesses facing difficult claims in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts. In addition, Stacie represents clients before City and Town Planning Boards and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Stacie provides clients with a diverse and extensive skill set and previous professional experience in the legal, economic development and non-profit management fields. Before law school, Stacie was a project manager for several economic development programs in the United States and Haiti, 1998 to 2004. She has extensive experience working with governments, international organizations and private donors to create and implement various projects including development programs focused on micro-credit lending, education, and child welfare.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Boston College Law School  (J.D.)
    • Note Editor and Staff Writer, Boston College International and Comparative Law Review
  • University of Vermont  (B.A.)
    • Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Memberships

  • Member, Board of Directors, Greater Boston Legal Services (2020-2023)
  • Boston Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, Hope on a String Inc.
  • Member, REBA

Honors

  • Named an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (2019)
  • Massachusetts Rising Star, named in 2012-2020 by the publishers of Super Lawyers, recognizing her as an outstanding young attorney in the Boston legal community

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Firm Highlights

Blog

Attention Portland Employers: Updates on Mask Mandate, Hazard Pay

On Monday, Portland City Councilors took two significant actions that affect employers in Portland, Maine. First, the Council repealed an emergency order from March 2020, eliminating the hazard pay provision set forth in the...

Publication/Podcast

Courts Expand on Rules Regarding the Protection of Retirement Plan Assets

Event

Maine State Bar Association Winter Bar Conference

Join Verrill Partner, Anya F. Endsley on Friday, January 28, 2022 for session ten of this year's Maine State Bar Association Winter Bar Conference, Estate Planning Under the New Rules. Anya, along with attorneys...

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

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

Publication/Podcast

Federal Vaccine Mandates: How to Respond to Ever-Changing Court Rulings

OSHA’s ETS, CMS’s Mandate, Federal Contractor Mandates, each of these federal vaccine policies have experienced legal challenges over the course of the last two months. On January 11, 2022, Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez on...

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

Pair of Recent Victories Hearten Counsel for MassHealth Providers

Verrill attorney David G. Lazarus was recently mentioned in the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article "Pair of Recent Victories Hearten Counsel for MassHealth Providers." The article covers two appellate court decisions regarding the boundaries to...

Blog

Elimination of Good Faith Relief for ACA Reporting

On November 22, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published proposed regulations that codify, among other things, an automatic extension of the deadline for furnishing IRS Forms 1095-C to employees. IRS Forms 1095-C are...

Blog

BREAKING: The Supreme Court Blocks OSHA COVID Vaccine/Testing Rule (NFIB v. OSHA) and Allows the Healthcare (Medicare/Medicaid) Vaccine Rule (Biden v. Missouri) to Take Effect

In NFIB v. OSHA , the Court focused its decision on OSHA’s emergency temporary standards which require the Secretary to show (1) “that employees are exposed to grave danger from exposure to substances or...

News

Verrill Welcomes Experienced Trust & Estates, Tax Partner Ruth Mattson

(January 5, 2022) – Verrill is pleased to welcome Ruth Mattson to the firm’s Boston office as a Partner in its Private Clients & Fiduciary Services Group. Mattson advises individuals and families on estate...

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