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Sherin and Lodgen attorney, Michel Bamani, elected Treasurer of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association

May 23, 2016

Sherin and Lodgen LLP announces that Michel Bamani, an associate in the firm’s Corporate Department, was elected Treasurer of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA). Bamani was elected earlier this month during the MBLA annual meeting .

Bamani commented, “It is an honor to serve as the MBLA Treasurer. The association has a strong legacy of enhancing professional development opportunities for African American attorneys in Massachusetts.  I am excited to work with my fellow board members to advance the MBLA’s mission.”

With broad-based experience in corporate, intellectual property, and transactional law, Bamani represents entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies, lenders and investors in a wide range of equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures.  He has advised clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, hospitality, and commercial real estate.

Prior to joining the firm, Bamani was assistant counsel at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, where he gained considerable experience negotiating contracts and drafting agreements.  While at the Federal Reserve Bank, Bamani acted as the Data Privacy Contact and the Assistant Ethics Officer. At the Fed, Bamani also co-founded the Black Employee Resource Group and was on the organization committee of United Way.

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