MA Bar Association Honors Local Attorney
June 27, 2007
Springfield, MA – The regional law firm of Bacon Wilson, P.C. is proud to announce that partner, Michael B. Katz, was awarded the MA Bar Association’s Community Service Award at the Hampden County Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on June 21, 2007. This honor recognizes all the charitable and civic work that he does and is awarded annually to the person selected as the most outstanding community leader. Katz was cited for 30+ years of service to the community, including participation as past President of the Jimmy Fund Council and Jewish Family Service, member of the Dana-Farber Visiting Committee and Clerk of the United Way of Pioneer Valley, where he remains a current Board Member and this year’s Campaign Chairman.
Katz is Co-Chairman of Bacon Wilson, P.C.’s bankruptcy department. His practice is concentrated in business and insolvency law, and he has played a significant role in numerous successful reorganization cases. He also handles sophisticated healthcare law matters and is general counsel to many businesses including medical practices and individual physicians. His additional specialties include creditor’s rights, commercial and corporate law. He lives in Longmeadow with his wife, Carole.
Bacon Wilson, P.C. has a total of 36 lawyers plus 65 paralegals, secretaries and other support staff. The firm’s main office is located in Springfield, with additional offices in Westfield, Northampton and Amherst. Founded in 1895, Bacon & Wilson provides legal services in almost every area of the law to clients throughout Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut.
by: Michael B. Katz