Boston, MA, Jan. 10, 2024 – Burns & Levinson LLP today announced that Paul Mastrocola, managing partner of the firm, has been appointed co-chair of the Boston Bar Association (BBA) Law Firm Leadership Forum, which brings together managing partners and attorneys in leadership positions to network and discuss current issues relevant to the business of law in Boston. Mastrocola will share the co-chairmanship with Diane McDermott, executive partner of Holland & Knight’s Boston office.
Mastrocola has been managing partner of Burns & Levinson for the past year and previously served for two years as co-managing partner. As an employment lawyer, business litigator, certified civil mediator, and firm leader, Mastrocola brings broad business and leadership skills to his new role. He co-chaired the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group for six years before being named managing partner. He has been an elected member of the firm’s Executive Committee since 2016 and has served on various leadership committees including strategic planning, collections, and associates.
“I am honored to have been asked to co-chair this important BBA forum,” said Mastrocola. “I look forward to working with Diane and the entire BBA advisory committee to bring together firm leaders to share ideas and best practices, and to focus on the issues that the business and legal community care about most.”
Mastrocola currently serves on the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and was the past co-chair of the BBA’s Business and Commercial Litigation Section. He received his B.S., magna cum laude, in finance from Bentley University in 1990 and is a founding member of the school’s Global Alumni Board. He is also a founding member of the Bentley Executive Club, which he chaired for over 10 years, and previously served as president of the Bentley University National Alumni Association, chair of the Bentley Law Advisory Board, and as a guest lecturer at the school. He received the Harry C. Bentley Alumni Achievement Award from Bentley University in 2021.
He received his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 1995 and served as a Middlesex County Assistant District Attorney before joining Burns & Levinson in 1997.
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