News

  • Paula has been appointed a co-chair of the American Bar Association Litigation Section’s Content Review Committee.  The Content Review Committee oversees the website and newsletter publications of 40 ABA Litigation Section committees and provides training for newsletter and website editors. [August 2018]
  • Litigation News quoted Paula in an article examining a controversial decision of a federal district court in Connecticut, Plaintiff’s Testimony Too Incredible to Defeat Summary Judgment. [May 2018]
  • A short primer on the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) that Paula co-authored with two EU attorneys appears on the ABA Section of Litigation’s Commercial and Business Litigation website. [May 2018]
  • Paula commented on a decision of the Suffolk Superior Court Business Litigation Session, Brining v. Donovan, Civil Action No. 16-3422-BLS1, 2017 WL 4542947 (Sup. Ct. Mass. Sept. 14, 2017), for an article in New England In-House. In Brining, the Superior Court ruled that the business judgment rule would not shield a Board’s decision not to pursue derivative litigation demanded by a shareholder.   [November 2017]
  • Paula has been named a 2017 “Super Lawyer”–the thirteenth time she has been selected for this honor, which places her among the top 5% of local lawyers based on professional achievement and peer recommendations.  Her selection was announced in the October 2017 issue of New England Super Lawyers Magazine.  [October 2017]
  • The Boston Bar Association has announced that Paula will serve as co-chair of its Business and Commercial Litigation Section for the 2017-2018 bar year.  [August 2017]
  • Paula has received two leadership appointments in the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association for the 2017-18 bar year: vice chair of the Commercial and Business Litigation Committee, the largest committee within the Litigation Section, and member of the Content Management Committee, which oversees newsletters and web publications of the ABA’s Litigation Section many substantive committees. [August 2017]
  • Bloomberg BNA interviewed Paula for an article on a recent decision of the Massachusetts Appeals Court in Baker v. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, No. 16-P- 639 (Mass. Appt. Ct. July 21, 2017), holding that WilmerHale owed a fiduciary duty to non-client shareholders of a close corporation in a freeze-out dispute. [July 2017]
  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly interviewed Paula for an article on the recent decision in Artin Service Station, Inc. v. Mitri, C.A. No. 15-2885 (Middlesex Super. Ct.), in which a Superior Court justice was faced with the question how to allocate the cost of an attorney’s fraud when both the attorney’s client and a third party were deceived.  [July 2017]
  • Paula served as moderator of the Boston Bar Association’s 2017 “BLS Year in Review,” an annual bench-bar event in which the four justices of the Business Litigation Session of the Superior Court discussed developments and trends in the Commonwealth’s business court. [June 2017]