| Eight Suffolk Law graduates – the largest number from any law school – were named to this year’s Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly list of Up & Coming Lawyers.
Peter Ainsworth JD ’03 has won several litigation victories for Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, including a $350,000 verdict in a wrongful-death case arising from a house fire. While at Suffolk Law, he worked on cases for families affected by 9/11, helping to win $24 million for the Victim Compensation Fund.
Rebecca Brodie JD ’04 created the Massachusetts Litigation and Mediation Collaborative, which offers low-cost legal services to underprivileged clients. She is a partner at Brodie & Brodie in Framingham, dedicated to helping underserved communities.
Jeremiah C. Johnston JD ’04 is chief operating officer and general counsel for Sedo.com, the world’s largest website for buying and selling Internet domain names.
Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney David D. McGowan JD ’07 has argued two cases before the Supreme Judicial Court since graduating law school in 2007, the first coming out of a case he worked on during his Suffolk Law internship at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office.
Alan E. McKenna JD ’99 practices complex business and intellectual property litigation as an associate at Robbins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciersi. He has also taken on extensive pro bono work on behalf of the company, including forging a relationship with Senior Partners for Justice on guardian cases in the family and probate courts.
Kristina K. Rost JD/MBA ’00 won the Outstanding Immigration Lawyer Award in 2007 for her work with local immigrant communities. She is a founding partner at the Maged & Rost in Burlington.
Elizabeth L. Schnairsohn JD ’03, an associate at Goulston & Storrs in Boston, has obtained numerous summary judgments and dismissals in cases related to employment law, lawyers’ professional liability and landlord-tenant law.
Amy B. Spagnole JD ’00, a partner at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder, practices intellectual property law on behalf of visual artists, authors and musicians as well as businesses. She also performs pro bono work with Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and serves on the board of the Arts and Business Council of Rhode Island.