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Press Release: Rackemann Attorney Heather M. Gamache Elected President of Women’s Bar Association

Boston, MA, April 2, 2021 – Boston law firm Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster announces that attorney Heather M. Gamache has been elected President of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts (WBA) for 2021-2022. Gamache has served on the WBA Board of Directors since 2017 and served as President Elect in 2020-2021. The organization’s new leadership was introduced during its Virtual Annual Meeting on March 16, 2021.

“I am honored and excited to serve as President of the WBA, which has been a formative organization in the advancement of my career,” said Gamache. “Through the WBA, I have gained trusted mentors and friends and have been afforded many leadership and professional development opportunities. I look forward to collaborating with the Board and our members to address the pressing issues facing women today and to advocate for the full and equal participation of women in the legal profession.”

As a Director in the firm’s Litigation practice, Gamache is an experienced trial attorney with a broad focus on real estate and commercial litigation matters. She represents residential and mixed-use condominium associations and individual unit owners in condominium disputes. In addition to her litigation practice, she advises condominium associations on all aspects of condominium governance. Gamache also represents business clients in contract disputes, tort matters, and 93A claims. She frequently appears in both state and federal court on behalf of her clients.

Rackemann Managing Director Francesco A. De Vito said, “As an invaluable member of the firm, Heather is an exceptional leader who uses her wealth of experience and industry knowledge to serve her peers as a trusted mentor. We are grateful to work with Heather and congratulate her on this outstanding achievement.”

Founded in 1978 by a group of activist women lawyers, the WBA is committed to the full and equal participation of women in the legal profession and in a just society. The WBA works to achieve this mission through the work of its committees, events, and the development and promotion of a robust legislative agenda to address society’s most critical social and legal issues. Other WBA activities include networking and professional development, amicus advocacy, studying employment issues affecting women, encouraging women to enter the judiciary, recognizing the achievement of women in the law, and providing pro bono services to women in need through its sister organization, the Women’s Bar Foundation.

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