Concurrent Bar Association Presidents Hail From Regional Law Firm

September 22, 2006

Paul H Rothschild
Paul H. Rothschild

Springfield, MA - The Springfield based law firm of Bacon & Wilson, P.C. is proud to announce that two of their attorneys are serving as Bar Association presidents. The firm is committed to community involvement, and dedicated to consistently giving back. From the Springfield office, Partner, Mark A. Tanner, is the incoming Hampshire County Bar Association president. Tanner will be inducted at the Hampshire County Bar Association Annual Meeting & Election Reception on Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 4:30PM at Union Station.

Attorney Rothschild is Chairman of the firm's Litigation Department. His practice is concentrated in general litigation, as well as personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice, and employer/employee disputes. He also represents a number of employers in general business and higher education, providing advice on issues relating to termination, discrimination, and avoidance of disputes. Rothschild is a past president of the Springfield Jewish Community Center and the author of various employment oriented articles. He lives in Longmeadow with his wife.

As a prosecutor and in private practice, attorney Tanner has spent considerable time advocating for his clients before judges, juries and administrative agencies in Massachusetts and New York. He serves on the board of directors of Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture and the Peoples Institute of Northampton. He also volunteers his time with the Hampshire Community United Way and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County, and is the author of various litigation oriented articles. He earned his J.D., with honors, from the University of Wyoming, his M.B.A. from the University of Colorado, his B.S., cum laude from the University of Massachusetts and his A.A. from the New Mexico Military Institute. He lives in Florence with his family.

Bacon & Wilson, P.C. has a total of 33 lawyers plus 65 paralegals, secretaries and other support staff. The firm's main office is located in Springfield, with additional offices in Westfield and Northampton. The firm was founded in 1895, and Bacon & Wilson provides legal services in almost every area of the law to clients throughout Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut.

by: Paul H. Rothschild and Mark A. Tanner