NELF Appoints Latham & Watkins Counsel Steven J. Pacini to its Massachusetts Advisory Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                          5-22-2023

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New England Legal Foundation Appoints Latham & Watkins Counsel Steven J. Pacini to its Massachusetts Advisory Council


BOSTON – The New England Legal Foundation (NELF – has appointed Latham & Watkins Counsel Steven J. Pacini to its Massachusetts Advisory Council. Attorney Pacini handles complex commercial disputes and litigation for clients ranging from emerging company founders to leading global market companies and private equity firms, with a focus on the life sciences and technology sectors. He also represents individual investors.

NELF Advisory Councils help develop the Foundation’s positions on public policy matters and often recommend legal advocacy for consideration by NELF’s Board of Directors on issues of importance to the region’s economy. The Advisory Councils also host speakers of interest to their particular sector of the economy at locations convenient to members in each state.

Pacini represents clients in disputes related to a range of issues, including: M&A agreements, commercial partnerships, preferred stock financings, and related equity arrangements; rights and responsibilities under operating and partnership agreements (under both Massachusetts and Delaware law); post-closing purchase price adjustments; milestone and earnout payments; stock option agreements, executive departures, and other employment matters; business torts, including unfair competition and defamation claims; insurance recovery matters; trade secrets and trademarks; as well as class actions.

NELF President Dan Winslow congratulated Pacini on his appointment and noted, “Our Advisory Councils are the eyes, ears and heart of our organization. We rely on their guidance and suggestions to advance our mission of economic liberty and inclusive growth. We are thankful to have Steven’s leadership in the coming years.”

Pacini responded, “I’m honored to be appointed to the Advisory Council.  NELF’s mission is critical to protecting our clients seeking to bring new technologies and therapeutics to market, and to grow their businesses in the Commonwealth and beyond.”




About the New England Legal Foundation

The New England Legal Foundation (NELF – is the leading non-profit public interest law firm in the region dedicated to addressing policy and constitutional concerns related to economic freedom. NELF’s ongoing mission is to champion free enterprise, property rights, limited government based on rule of law, and inclusive economic growth. NELF challenges actions by governments and special interests which would unreasonably intrude on the economic freedoms of individuals and business enterprises in New England and the nation. We believe that free enterprise is a foundational value of a democratic society and the best opportunity for people to lift themselves to prosperity.


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