Clare practices in the firm’s litigation section and has experience in complex commercial litigation, including matters involving contract disputes, data privacy matters, insurance coverage disputes, construction law matters, and force majeure issues. She advises clients across a variety of industries, including life sciences, health care, real estate, and financial services. On behalf of her clients she has experience drafting discovery requests, conducting legal research, drafting memoranda, and conducting confidential document review for production. Clare was a Summer Associate at Mintz in 2018.
Clare is also very involved in the firm’s pro bono practice. As part of the practice, she has successfully extricated multiple clients in ICE custody, and is engaged in the firm’s work with the Lawyer’s Clearinghouse CORI clinic, where she counsels clients and assists them with sealing and expunging their criminal records.
Clare is deeply involved with the Construction Litigation practice group, where she works with clients in the public and private sectors on a range of construction related issues including contract drafting, change order disputes, terminations, and delay claims. As part of her involvement with the group, she has extensive knowledge of the benefits and setbacks of Integrated Project Delivery. Clare is also very involved with the Appellate practice group and has specifically focused on methods of appealing interlocutory orders in federal court.
While attending law school, Clare was a judicial intern to the Honorable Kimberly S. Budd, Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. In law school, Clare served as senior managing editor of the Suffolk University Law Review, a teaching assistant for the first year contracts course, and a research assistant to Professor Jeffrey Lipshaw, who teaches courses in contract and business law. She received several scholarships, including the Academic Leadership Scholarship, Carol DiMaiti Scholarship, and Trustee Academic Scholarship. Clare was also secretary of the Women’s Law Association and a member of the Student Bar Association.
Before law school, Clare held two summer internships with a Massachusetts law firm specializing in juvenile and family law.
Clare is fluent in Russian.
- Suffolk University Law School (JD, summa cum laude)
- Wheaton College (BA, magna cum laude)
Recognition & Awards
- Martin Melia Jr. Award (2019)
- Best Brief, Legal Practice Skills Section Competition (2017)
- Suffolk Jurisprudence Award, Contracts (2017)