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SBANE Partner Pierce Atwood Adds Accomplished M&A Attorney Mary-Laura Greely to Business Practice Group

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Meredith Seller Doesschate Marketing Communications Manager Tel: 617.488.8101 mdoesschate@PierceAtwood.com Greely_Mary-Laura_Large BOSTON – January 1, 2015 –Pierce Atwood LLP has added another attorney to its Business Group with Mary-Laura Greely, the firm’s latest addition to its expanding Boston office. Mary-Laura has more than 20 years of experience representingprivate and public companies on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, strategic investments, equity structures, corporate governance and succession planning, employment, intellectual property protection and licensing arrangements. Mary-Laura also advises private equity funds on their portfolio investments and management and boards of directors involved in significant transactions. Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Mary-Laura was a corporate law partner at Brown Rudnick LLP, where her work involved complex transactions in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, consumer products, food and beverage, health care, financial services, technology, and media. One of her transactions received the Tech Dealmaker Award by Mass High Tech and The Association for Corporate Growth Boston, and another was selected for the 2013 M&A Advisor Deal of the Year Award. Mary-Laura has been a guest lecturer on various panels at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), Babson College, and Boston University School of Law. Mary-Laura earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law, her M.A. from Harvard University, and her B.A. from Wellesley College. Pierce Atwood’s growth strategy is defined by our careful and deliberate addition of well-known, well-respected and well-established legal talent in our key areas of expertise who want to be part of our firm’s dedication to client service. Our regional footprint and lean, efficient approach then allow our practitioners, new and old, to provide superior value to our clients. Last December we added seven attorneys from the Providence, RI firm Little Bulman Medeiros & Whitney PC, regionalizing our construction and complex litigation practices.   Shortly thereafter, we doubled our Boston office space and have since added eight new attorneys in some of our key practice areas: energy, environment, M&A, private equity, venture capital, corporate law, construction, real estate, land use, trademarks and copyrights, and patents. All of these attorneys arrive having had substantial experience at some of the most well-known firms in Boston and beyond. Our recent growth efforts are consistent with our goal of being the premier regional law firm in New England, while ensuring that services are provided with the quality, teamwork, and professionalism that people expect from a Pierce Atwood attorney. In the past year, we have added 16 attorneys, across two offices and several disciplines, each of whom reflect our high standards and inclusive culture

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