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Diversity and Inclusion Thought Leader

Macey is a partner in Choate’s Complex Trial and Appellate Group. Listed in Best Lawyers in America and a member of Litigation Counsel of America’s Trial Lawyer Honorary Society.

Dr. White’s recount of healthcare inequities in “Seeing Patients,” and reports on the impact of Covid-19 on minority communities struck emotional chords. Do what you can to make a difference.

‍Mr. Russell has long been viewed by his peers as a national leader in the dialogue on diversity in the profession with a focus on a low number of African American partners and associates in law firms across the country.2018 “Voice of Change” Award recipient from the Boston Bar Association, 2011 honoree of The Burton Foundation and Library of Congress for his writing and thought leadership on developing minority lawyer talent. The Boston Foundation and Greater Boston Chamber of Commercial - one of Boston’s 100 Most Influential People of Color, and one of the 50 Most Influential Lawyers of Color in Greater Boston. In 2019 and 2020, Chambers finalist for the Minority Attorney of the Year Award.


Chair: Judicial Nominating Commission under Governor Deval Patrick, charged with making judicial recommendations for all Courts in Massachusetts Chair: Alcohol Beverages Control Commission Task Force review of state laws under State Treasurer, Hon Deborah Goldberg.