Meredith A. Fine
Admitted to practice in Massachusetts and federal courts.
Prior Legal Experience
Ropes & Gray LLP, Boston: Member of team of attorneys analyzing whether new matters and new clients presented conflicts of interest for international law firm of approximately 1,000 attorneys. Negotiated contracts and waivers.
Massachusetts Office of the Bar Counsel, Boston: Investigated complaints of misconduct against attorneys and assisted in prosecution. Investigations required knowledge of all areas of law, including estate-planning, litigation, real estate, divorce, and criminal.
Brody, Hardoon, Perkins & Kesten, Boston: Performed paralegal duties for firm specializing in insurance defense litigation.
Relevant prior experience
Editor, Gloucester Daily Times: Newspaper was named New England Newspaper of the Year in 1998 by the New England Newspaper Association and was a finalist in 1997 and 2000. Also won seven Associated Press awards and the Howard Blackburn Award for outstanding coverage of the fishing industry.
Real Estate Bar Association
Essex County Bar Association
North Shore Association of Realtors
New England Law Boston: Graduated in top 25 percent of evening division. Won two academic awards and was named a New England Scholar. Received New England Merit Scholarship for four years.
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York: Bachelor of Arts in American history, with distinction; minor in international relations.