D’Ambrosio LLP’s talented team of professionals has been strategically built with the client in mind. Our attorneys continually meet the highest standards of excellence in advocacy and litigation. They have developed their skill and expertise in a variety of professional environments. Their diverse backgrounds combined with consummate dedication and commitment ensures that our clients are aggressively represented.
Gerry later embarked on a legal career focused on trial advocacy and business law. As a state prosecutor in Boston, he litigated serious criminal felonies. Since entering private practice, he has handled multi-million dollar civil cases as well as complex white-collar criminal defense matters. Gerry has successfully litigated hundreds of cases to a judge or jury in Massachusetts. He has also successfully argued appeals before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
Gerry’s extensive business law experience has also made him a sought-after strategic advisor in a variety of business and development spheres. He has broad expertise in complex transactions, economic development matters, financing, and permitting and licensing issues. Gerry’s near thirty years of legal and business experience enables him to identify critical issues, solve problems, and provide clients with successful solutions to their challenges.
Gerry is cited as a Super Lawyer by Boston Magazine. His cases have been detailed in the Boston Globe, the Boston Herald and the Boston Business Journal. The Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly has recognized his work in its annual listing of “Biggest Defense Wins of the Year.” Gerry has also written legal journal materials published by West’s Massachusetts Practice series.
The Governor of Massachusetts has selected Gerry to serve on the Commonwealth’s Judicial Nominating Commission. The JNC is a non-partisan group of highly experienced individuals that advises the Governor on the appointment of judges and other judicial officers in Massachusetts. Gerry’s service on the Commission is ongoing.
Gerry is fluent in Italian.
Paul received his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Boston College and his Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Mr. Cataldo was formerly Chief Compliance Officer and Counsel at a national, publicly traded, independent broker-dealer and registered investment adviser. As a member of its executive management team, Mr. Cataldo spearheaded the company’s retail compliance, licensing, fixed insurance, legal, and regulatory affairs operations. Mr. Cataldo sat on the company’s Executive Committee and was involved in planning and implementing tactical and strategic company initiatives.
Mr. Cataldo has formed and advised several national and international corporations. He has advised clients on domestic and international corporate transactions involving entities in the Netherlands, Mauritius, India, Canada, and several other nations. Mr. Cataldo has facilitated corporate transactions for public and private entities.
Mr. Cataldo’s securities practice focuses on offering compliance advice, registering firms as regulated entities (broker-dealer, investment adviser, alternative trading system and transfer agent), attaining approval of changes in control and ownership of regulated entities, responding to regulatory inquiries and investigations, negotiating settlements with regulators, conducting annual supervisory control examinations, facilitating broker-dealer agent and investment adviser representative licenses with state authorities and SROs, drafting procedures designed to comply with securities regulations, assisting firms in establishing succession planning programs, and outreach initiatives. Mr. Cataldo also assists financial services participants on strategic corporate initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, and business expansions.
Mr. Cataldo has drafted several articles on securities law topics, actively participates in roundtables and conferences conducted by the North American Securities Administrators Association, and drafts questions for the Series 63, 65 and 66 examinations. Mr. Cataldo has been quoted on several securities law topics and has published articles on varied subject matters. Mr. Cataldo is a former chairperson of the Financial Services Institute’s Compliance Council and was selected by ExecRank as a top Chief Compliance Officer (2014).
Anthony received his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School. While in law school, Anthony interned with the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Merrimack College, where he was elected President of the Student Government.
Anthony is admitted in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Tom has tried many cases before judges and juries in the state and federal trial courts of Massachusetts. He has also argued cases before the federal First Circuit Court of Appeals, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination.
Tom represents individuals, businesses and municipalities in all of the state and federal courts of Massachusetts. He has represented clients in a wide variety of business, employment, environmental and civil rights matters, among other types of disputes. He focuses on counseling businesses in commercial litigation, including contract and employment cases. Tom has worked with religious congregations on a wide range of matters including internal governance and litigation issues.
Tom was an elected member of his town’s School Committee from 2014–2016. He served as the vice chair of the board of Peace at Home, a non-profit agency focused on the prevention of domestic violence, and also served on the Data Analysis, Research and Evaluation sub-committee of the Governor’s Commission on Sexual and Domestic Violence.
Tom earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He currently serves on the board of its 230,000-member Alumni Association. He has twice been an elected vice president of the Association: from 2007-2013, and from 2018 to the present. Tom was an adjunct law professor at Northeastern University School of Law from 1997 to 2015.
P. R. received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law, where he was a Contributing Editor of the Law Review and Dean’s Scholar. He holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago, graduating with highest honors, Phi Beta Kappa. P.R. also did his doctoral studies at MIT.
After graduating law school, he clerked for Justice David Mills on the Massachusetts Court of Appeals.
Prior to joining D’Ambrosio LLP. was a business litigator at a large international law firm and later served as an in-house attorney for Fidelity Investments.
P. R. is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Minnesota, the District Court of Massachusetts, and the District Court of Minnesota.
Matthew received his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School. While in law school, he was selected to represent Boston College in the ABA negotiation competition in 2017, 2018, and 2019, reaching the regional finals each year. He received his Bachelor of Science from Bentley University, where he dual majored in Finance and Accounting. Before joining D’Ambrosio LLP, Matthew served as a Tactical Air Control Party in the United States Air Force. In 2012, he deployed with the 1st Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Matthew is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.
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- Development and management of benefit packages including compensation, health insurance, vacation time, PTO, and maternity leave
- Development and revisions of Firm procedures, methods, policies, and guidelines
- Compliance with local, state, and federal employment protocols and consultation with Partnership on necessary actions
- Special assignments outside her HR responsibilities
Candace received her paralegal certificate from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and is currently earning her B.S. in Accounting from Purdue University – Global.
Joshua is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University Law Center. While at Georgetown, he was a Published member of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.
Fatima received her Juris Doctor from New England Law | Boston, where she graduated as a Sandra Day O'Connor Honors Student. She received her undergraduate degree from Simmons University.
Fatima is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Fatima enjoys travel and is conversant in Arabic and Spanish.
Justin grew up on the Northshore and is a proud graduate of Danvers High School. He is an avid softball player and has enjoyed umpiring youth baseball.
Justin is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and is a member of both the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association.
AJ received his Juris Doctor cum laude from New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. While in law school he was selected as an honors Judicial Clerk to the Justices of the Essex County Superior Court. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts. He has successfully litigated matters before a judge or jury in multiple venues throughout the Commonwealth.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the East Boston Chamber of Commerce as well as the East Boston YMCA.
He is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Nancy is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.
Nathan received his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School, where he was a Staff Writer for the Boston College Law and Religion Review. He holds a B.A. from Columbia University and was a John Jay Scholar. Nathan also holds a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Boston College.
Prior to joining D’Ambrosio LLP, Nathan served as a Special Assistant Attorney General representing the Commonwealth in a variety of venues throughout Massachusetts. Nathan is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts.
He is conversant in Korean.
Matt received his Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law School and his Bachelor’s degree from Boston University, where he majored in both English and History.
Matt is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Lisa has been with D’Ambrosio LLP for over 10 years. Prior to joining the legal sector, she held various accounting and financial roles at a multinational company. Lisa earned her B.S.B.A. from Northeastern University and is also a graduate of the GE Financial Management Program.
Lisa is fluent in Italian.