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Rackemann Attorney Maura Murphy to Chair the Board of Caritas Communities, Inc.

Maura E. Murphy, a director in the firm’s Business Department, was recently elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Caritas Communities, Inc.

Caritas Communities, Inc. is a non-profit, non-sectarian charity that develops, owns, and manages rooming houses and properties for veterans and the working poor within the Boston area.  Caritas Communities currently provides permanent affordable housing to approximately 900 individuals who might otherwise be homeless.  For more information on Caritas Communities, please visit their website.

Michael O’Connell, the firm’s managing director, said “We are thrilled that Maura is dedicating her time and talents to assist Caritas Communities as Chair of its Board of Directors.  Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster has been a longtime supporter of Caritas Communities in its mission of providing affordable housing to working individuals.”

Maura has been a member of the Board of Directors of Caritas Communities for over 10 years. She also serves on the Community Board of the Fund for Wellesley, an endowed fund that makes grants to assist youths and seniors in order to promote community building in the Town of Wellesley.

Maura also maintains a busy corporate practice providing general business and tax advice to for-profit and nonprofit entities and employment advice to both businesses and executives.  She received a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, and an A.B., magna cum laude, from the College of the Holy Cross.

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