Maryann Civitello, a Member of the Real Estate Section of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., has been named a 2013 “Top Women of Law” honoree by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The award recognizes attorneys “who have made great professional strides and demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in private practice, the corporate arena and social advocacy.”
Award recipients will be honored in a special section in an upcoming edition of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and at an awards luncheon to be held on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.
“This recognition is a testament not only to Maryann’s formidable legal skills, but also to her exceptional dedication to community service, most especially, her leadership of the Elizabeth Stone House,” said Daniel O. Gaquin, Co-chair of the firm’s Real Estate Section. “We are proud of all that Maryann has accomplished and congratulate her on this well-deserved honor.”
Ms. Civitello has represented a national pharmacy chain in property acquisition and development and has assisted that client in completing sale/leaseback transactions since 1999. She currently leads the firm's acquisition team for that client and, with members of the firm's ground leasing team, represents the client in 26 states and the District of Columbia. Prior to 1999, Ms. Civitello represented a wide variety of clients in the acquisition and development of affordable housing, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and golf courses. Ms. Civitello is the Board President of the Elizabeth Stone House.