H. Reed Witherby

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Attorney Awards


Articles Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1974-1975. Law Clerk to Judge Frank M. Coffin, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 1975-1976. Assistant Attorney General, Massachusetts, 1982-1989. Co-Author, "Redistricting In Massachusetts," in Green & Tassinari (eds), Massachusetts Election Administration, Campaign Finance and Lobbying Law (MCLE 2008). Adjunct Professor, Northeastern University School of Law, Voting Rights Seminar, 2001.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Constitutional Law
  • Governmental Law
  • Election Law
  • Legislative Redistricting
  • Voting Rights
  • Administrative Law
  • Fisheries Regulation and Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
617-228-4407  Phone
617-248-9320  Fax
University Attended:
Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 1968
Law School Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 1975
Year of First Admission:
1976, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1977, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1975, Massachusetts; 1981, U.S. Supreme Court
Boston and American Bar Associations; American Political Science Association.

Peer Reviews

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Boston, Massachusetts