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Kadeem C. Apply

Associate / Boston


Kadeem C. Apply is an associate in Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department. He represents businesses of all sizes on a wide range of corporate law issues, including mergers, acquisitions, and venture capital financings.

Dedicated to giving back to the community, Kadeem serves on the board of directors of Massachusetts Advocates for Children (MAC).

Kadeem gained legal experience as an intern with the Hon. Kimberly S. Budd, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and the Hon. Valerie A. Yarashus of the Massachusetts Superior Court. He also interned with the Major Felony Unit at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.

During law school, Kadeem was recognized on the Supreme Judicial Court Adams Pro Bono Honor Roll. He served as a staff member of the Journal of Trial & Appellate Advocacy, vice president of the Criminal Law Association, and executive director of the Trial Competition. In addition, Kadeem was a member of the Black Law Students Association and the SJC Committee of Pro Bono Legal Services.



  • Eastern Bankshares, Inc.

    Nutter is serving as legal counsel to Eastern Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: EBC), the stock holding company for Eastern Bank, in connection with its definitive merger agreement with Cambridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: CATC), the parent company of Cambridge Trust Company, pursuant to which Cambridge will merge with and into Eastern in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $528 million. Simultaneously, Nutter is also representing Eastern Insurance Group, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eastern, in its definitive agreement to sell its insurance operations to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) for approximately $510 million in cash.

  • Magellan Jets

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Magellan Jets, LLC, a private aviation solutions provider, in its acquisition of Stellar Labs, Inc.

News & Insights



  • The National Black Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40”, 2024

Education & Admissions


Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
Boston University, B.S.


  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts 
  • New York

In the Community

Kadeem serves on the board of directors of Massachusetts Advocates for Children (MAC).


  • The National Black Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40”, 2024
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