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Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, P.C. 
Size of Organization: 38
Year Established: 1979

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Our full-service firm, founded in 1979, concentrates on finding solutions for businesses and individuals in corporate, real estate, financing, insolvency and restructuring, employment, environmental regulation, litigation, and trusts and estate planning matters. Clear thinking, tough-mindedness, and a firm commitment to our clients' interests are the touchstones of our practice at Davis Malm. We take special pride in our collaborative service, conservative staffing, and alertness to individual client needs. We understand that our clients' needs are complex and their issues unique, thus our approach is practical and our attention personal.

Davis Malm Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in AmericaŠ 2015 http://www.davismalm.com/firm-news/News.cfm?NewsId=4127.

Boston, MA, October 20, 2014 — Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, P.C. is pleased to announce that 26 of its attorneys were named to the list of 2014 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The results will be published in a supplement to the November 2014 issue of Boston magazine and in New England Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters.

Attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list include: John D. Chambliss, J. Gavin Cockfield, Gary M. Feldman, Paul L. Feldman, Thomas S. Fitzpatrick, Amy L. Fracassini, Thomas Frisardi, Robert J. Galvin, William F. Griffin, Jr., Joshua S. Grossman, George A. Hewett, Daniel T. Janis, Laurence M. Johnson, Tamsin R. Kaplan, Kendra Kinscherf, John T. Lynch, C. Michael Malm, Gary S. Matsko, Sam A. Mawn-Mahlau, Samuel B. Moskowitz, Andrew D. Myers, Howard P. Speicher, and Marjorie Suisman.

Attorneys named to the Rising Stars list include: Laura A. D'Anca, James E. Gallagher, and Christopher J. Marino.

Further distinctions were giving to Tamsin R. Kaplan, listed in the Top 100: 2014 Massachusetts Super Lawyers, Top 100: 2014 New England Super Lawyers and Top 50: 2014 Women Massachusetts Super Lawyers; and Kendra Kinscherf, also listed in the Top 50: 2014 Women Massachusetts Super Lawyers. Additionally, Ms. Kaplan, Ms. Kinscherf, Laura A. D'Anca, Amy L. Fracassini, and Marjorie Suisman will be spotlighted in The Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts section of the April 2015 issue of Boston magazine.

The annual selections are made using a patented, multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. Only 5% of the eligible attorneys in Massachusetts are listed to Super Lawyers and 2.5% listed to Rising Stars. To qualify as a Rising Star, an attorney must be age 40 or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less.


Boston, MA, November 5, 2014 – Davis Malm is proud to announce that it has been recognized in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm was named in Boston in the following practice areas:

Tier 2

Corporate Law

Litigation – Environmental

Real Estate Law

Tier 3

Litigation – Labor & Employment

For the fifth year, U.S. News - Best Lawyers ranked firms using an evaluation process that included the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.

Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. To be eligible for ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer included in Best Lawyers® in that particular practice area and city. At the time of consideration, Davis Malm attorneys Paul L. Feldman, Tamsin R. Kaplan, and C. Michael Malm were listed among the 2015 “Best Lawyers in America.”

All rankings are published on the Best Law Firms website.

Statement of Practice Summary:
Administrative Law, Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy, Business Law, Business Litigation, Business Succession Planning, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Civil Practice, Condominium Law, Corporate Law, Closely Held Business Law, Commercial Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Tax Controversies, Creditor Bankruptcy, Employee Benefits, Employment Litigation, Environmental Law, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Executive Compensation, Federal Tax Controversies, Labor and Employment, Securities, Securities Litigation, Public Finance, Real Estate, Real Estate Litigation, SEC Enforcement, Subdivisions, Taxation, Trade Secrets, Trusts and Estates, Zoning, Planning and Land Use.