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Nutter Elects Six New Partners in its Corporate and Transactions, Litigation, and Private Client Departments

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01.02.2020 | Press Release

Nutter announced that Emily Grannon Fox, Joshua E. French, Andrew M. Golden, Joshua A. Gray, Micah W. Miller, and Joseph T. Toomey have been elected partners, effective January 1, 2020.

Emily Grannon Fox is a partner in Nutter’s Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Benefits practice group. She regularly assists clients in prosecuting and defending against breaches of non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements, counsels clients on day-to-day employment policies and practices, and defends employers against state and federal claims relating to whistleblower protection statutes, wage and hour laws, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful discharge. Fox frequently contributes to Nutter’s Non-Compete Law Blog. Actively involved in the firm’s pro bono efforts, she has secured lawful permanent residency for unaccompanied minors who have been abused, abandoned, and neglected in their home country. Fox earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School and her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Williams College.

Joshua E. French is a partner in Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department. He focuses his practice on advising clients in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity finance, corporate governance, and incorporation. Clients in all stages of their business life cycle engage French to serve as their outside general counsel. He has extensive experience advising privately-held emerging and middle-market companies on navigating corporate formation, fundraising, and liquidity events. French has served as a judge of the Venture Capital Investment Competition and as a mentor with The Capital Network and Golden Seeds. He has presented on corporate law topics at TiE ScaleUp and MCLE. French earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School and his undergraduate degree from Duke University.

Andrew M. Golden is a partner in Nutter’s Private Client Department. His practice includes drafting sophisticated estate plans, with a focus on minimizing estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and advising personal representatives and trustees in the areas of estate and trust administration, including the preparation of estate tax returns. Golden has presented on matters ranging from powers of appointment and disclaimers to non-probate transfers and changes to federal estate tax law at the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys, and the Savings Banks Employees Retirement Association. He earned his undergraduate degree, with honors, from McGill University, his master’s degree from Boston College, and his law degree, cum laude, from Boston College Law School.

Joshua A. Gray is a partner in Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department. Clients rely on his counsel on mergers and acquisitions, venture and growth capital financings, technology licensing, and corporate governance matters. He has guided acquirers and targets through auctions, structured earn outs and valuation adjustments, and counseled officers and directors on fiduciary duties in the context of significant corporate transactions and he serves as outside general counsel to middle-market and emerging companies across industries. Gray is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth and the Boston Bar Association. He earned his law degree from New York University School of Law and his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Syracuse University.

Micah W. Miller is a partner in Nutter’s Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s IP Litigation practice group. Drawing on his experience as a software engineer, Miller frequently counsels clients in a variety of industries on their complex IP matters and disputes. He has significant trial experience throughout the country in patent cases concerning a broad range of technologies. Committed to pro bono efforts, Miller has served as pro bono counsel in immigration, abuse prevention order, and civil rights matters. He also serves on the board of directors of the Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice. Miller earned his law degree from Washington University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Stanford University.

Joseph T. Toomey is a partner in Nutter’s Litigation Department. Clients such as financial institutions, close corporations, multinational corporations, and individuals, rely on Toomey in all stages of complex litigation, including in commercial disputes and securities litigation. He also represents clients in investigations before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Massachusetts Securities Division, and other state and federal agencies. He earned his law degree, cum laude, from Boston College Law School and his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the College of the Holy Cross.

About Nutter
Nutter is a Boston-based law firm that provides legal counsel to industry-leading companies, early stage entrepreneurs, institutions, foundations, and families, across the country and around the world. The firm’s business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and land use, labor and employment, tax, and trusts and estates practices are national in scope. The firm was co-founded in 1879 by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, before his appointment to the Court. For more information, please visit www.nutter.com and follow the firm on LinkedIn.

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