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Rackemann Sawyer & Brewster Elevates Two New Directors

Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster announced that Jesse W. Abair and Matthew J. Leonard have been promoted to directors in the firm.

Jesse Abair’s practice focuses on litigation and real estate matters. Jesse’s litigation work involves complex commercial disputes in state and federal court, and his real estate practice is comprised of zoning, permitting and land use matters.  He graduated from Boston College and Seton Hall School of Law, magna cum laude, and joined Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster in 2006.  He will continue to serve clients in the firm’s Litigation and Real Estate Departments.

Matthew Leonard provides clients with sophisticated estate and tax planning services, as well as providing advice and personal representation in estate and trust administration matters. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and cum laude from Suffolk University School of Law.  He received an LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law.  Matt joined the firm as an associate in 2008 and will continue his practice in the firm’s Trusts and Estates Department.

“Jesse and Matt have performed integral roles in serving many of the firm’s clients since joining the firm,” said Michael O’Connell, the firm’s managing director.  “We are pleased that they will continue to serve our clients in their new capacity as directors of the firm.”

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