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- DePaul University College of Law, JD, 1984
- University of Wisconsin, BA, 1972
Catherine J. SavoiePartner
Cathy is a partner with the firm, where since 1984, she has concentrated her practice in the areas of real estate litigation, civil litigation, land use litigation, professional liability and appellate practice. Cathy’s real estate litigation practice has included representation of developers, landowners, abutters, municipal boards, municipalities and title attorneys in the Superior Court, Land Court, Appeals Court, Supreme Judicial Court and the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals.
As a highly skilled appellate lawyer, Cathy is the chair of the firm’s appellate practice group. For over two decades she has prosecuted and defended multiple appeals in all major tribunals in Massachusetts, from administrative appeals in the Massachusetts state and federal trial courts up through the Supreme Judicial Court and the First Circuit. Cathy has also successfully prosecuted single justice appeals. Cathy has a thorough knowledge of the technicalities of appellate practice and procedure and is a highly effective appellate advocate.
Cathy also has extensive experience in professional liability defense, defending attorneys, engineers and other professionals in a wide variety of contexts.
Boston Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Presenter, “Real Estate Law Conference”, MCLE, 2013
Co-author and Presenter, "Real Estate Litigation in Massachusetts", National Business Institute, 2003
Cathy was named Massachusetts Super Lawyer every year from 2013 - 2017.
Ipswich Planning Board, Past Chairman
Isaac Munroe Foundation, Board of Directors