WORCESTER #8211; Samantha McDonald has joined Bowditch amp; Dewey, LLP as a partner in the Worcester office, the firm has announced.
Ms. McDonald has been honored as a recipient of the 2014 Pro Bono Publico Award from Community Legal Aid and was selected as a member of Leadership Worcester, a joint program of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2016. She has also been recognized as a Super Lawyers #8220;Rising Star#8221; In 2015, 2016, and 2017.
“As the strategic growth of our firm continues, Samantha is an important addition to our highly regarded and very active real estate and corporate practice groups,” said Robert Cox Jr., managing partner of Bowditch amp; Dewey.
In addition, she is an active member of the community, currently serving as a director of the Worcester Regional Research Bureau, and a corporator of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and of Music Worcester. She recently completed a term as chair of the Board of Directors at YOU Inc. of Worcester, is past president of ARTS Worcester, and served on the Steering Committee for the Women’s Initiative of the United Way of Central Massachusetts. Ms. McDonald is a member of the environmental preservation groups, Wachusett Greenways and the White Oak Land Trust.
Ms. McDonald focuses her practice on business and real estate property law. She represents clients in a wide range of matters, including the purchase and sale of businesses, landlord-tenant disputes, land use and development, and surrounding property issues.
Ms. McDonald is a member of the Worcester County Bar Association, the Women#8217;s Bar Association and the American Bar Association, including the organization#8217;s Environment, Energy amp; Resources and the Real Property, Trust amp; Estates Sections.