Biography

An experienced trial lawyer, Stacie handles a broad range of complex real estate, environmental, fiduciary, and probate matters.

Stacie has more than a decade of experience representing private and public clients at all stages of litigation, including mediation and appeals. She regularly represents clients before the Massachusetts Appeals Court, Land Court, Superior Court. She also represents clients in Probate Court, Federal District Court, and state District Courts. Stacie also appears before local planning boards and zoning boards of appeal.

Stacie’s extensive real estate dispute experience includes zoning, subdivision and land use permitting appeals; real property disputes including easements, adverse possession, and beach rights claims; partition actions; and environmental contamination disputes.

On the probate and fiduciary side, Stacie advises clients and litigates disputes between trustees and beneficiaries, will contests, and other contested estate matters.

Stacie also draws upon a diverse and extensive skill set and professional experience working with governments, NGOs, and international donors in the field of international development.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Boston College Law School  (J.D.)
  • 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

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Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Firm Highlights

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...

Event

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

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...

News

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

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...

News

Ruth Mattson quoted in Law360 article regarding new Massachusetts surtax

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...

Event

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

Blog

IRS Guidance Expands Access to ACA Premium Tax Credit, Allows Cafeteria Plan Sponsors to Permit Employees to Revoke Family Coverage Mid-year

Final Regulations under Section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code On October 11, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Final Regulations under Code Section 36B relating to eligibility for the Affordable Care Act’s...

Blog

New IRS Determination Letter Program for 403(b) and 401(a) Plans

On November 7, 2022, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2022-40 , which allows certain tax-exempt employers (such as schools, charities, and churches) to apply for IRS determination letters on their individually designed section 403(b...

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