Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Louges, LLP Firm News Feedhttps://www.mirickoconnell.com/?t=39&format=xml&stylesheet=rss&directive=0&records=20en-us30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0800firmwisehttps://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBrian Falk Named Partnerhttps://www.mirickoconnell.com/?t=40&an=111879&anc=440&format=xml<p>Mirick O&rsquo;Connell announced today that Brian R. Falk has been admitted to the Partnership.</p> <p>Falk is a member of the firm&rsquo;s Public and Municipal Law Group and the Real Estate and Environmental Law Group. He also leads Mirick O&rsquo;Connell&rsquo;s Cannabis Industry Group. &ldquo;Brian is a key member of our land use and municipal practice groups,&rdquo; according to David E. Surprenant, Mirick O&rsquo;Connell&rsquo;s Managing Partner. &ldquo;We look forward to his continued contributions as a member of the Partnership.&rdquo;Falk counsels towns, cities, and districts in all areas of municipal law, including zoning, real estate, town meeting procedure, elections, procurement, open meetings, ethics, and general governance. He also represents private clients in local land use permitting matters. He regularly appears before municipal boards seeking special permits, variances, licenses, zoning amendments, and other approvals for large projects and challenging sites.</p> <p>&ldquo;In addition to his knowledge and experience in advising municipal clients, Brian has developed an expertise in handling complex land use permitting matters to help private clients navigate the local approval process.&rdquo;</p> <p>Falk shares in the firm&rsquo;s commitment to the community and is currently serving on the Board of the Milford Area Chamber of Commerce. He is an active member of the Worcester County Bar Association and serves on its Government Relations Committee. In addition, Falk has been named a Massachusetts &ldquo;Rising Star&rdquo; by Boston magazine and Law &amp; Politics.</p> <p>Falk is a resident of Milford, Massachusetts.</p>News25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.mirickoconnell.com/?t=40&an=111879&anc=440&format=xmlElizabeth Greene Receives American Heart Association 2020 Legacy Leadership Awardhttps://www.mirickoconnell.com/?t=40&an=111882&anc=440&format=xml<p>The American Heart Association recently honored Elizabeth L.B. Greene with the 2020 Legacy Leadership Award.&nbsp;&nbsp;This award recognizes current and alumni volunteers for exceptional service and contributions to the Eastern States region over a significant period, at any level of the organization (local, regional, national).</p> <p>Elizabeth L.B. Greene first became Involved with the American Heart Association in 1997, leading the effort to rekindle an organization&rsquo;s presence in central Massachusetts. She worked to build the Association&rsquo;s local board and started Worcester Heart Awareness Week, as well as the first local Heart Walk. She has also played a key role in advocating for American Heart Association legislative policies on Beacon Hill and in Washington, DC. Her law firm, Mirick O&rsquo;Connell, has participated in every Heart Walk, Heart Ball and Wear Red Day since she became a volunteer. This year, they had a Boston Lawyers Have Heart 5K team.</p> <p>Greene also actively recruits volunteers, donors and supporters. She personally accompanies staff on meetings and serves on Association committees to ensure that the organization&rsquo;s programs are delivered in the community. <br /> <br /> According to the AHA, &quot;Out of all the Association&rsquo;s volunteers in central Massachusetts, Greene is most responsible for the organization&rsquo;s local success over the past two decades.&quot;</p> <br type="_moz" />News24 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0800https://www.mirickoconnell.com/?t=40&an=111882&anc=440&format=xml