Geoffrey Why '84 Named One of 50 Most Influential Attorneys of Color in Greater Boston

Posted: June 11, 2019

BOSTON, Mass. (May 14, 2019) – Verrill Dana Partner Geoffrey Why '84 was recently honored as one of the 50 Most Influential Attorneys of Color in Greater Boston by Get Konnected! (GK50 Attorneys). The GK50 Attorneys is the first comprehensive list of its kind honoring the city’s most influential attorneys of color and provides an opportunity to recognize and celebrate their valuable social and economic contributions. The honorees were determined by legal professionals from throughout the Greater Boston community.

A partner in Verrill Dana’s Boston office, Why focuses his practice in the telecommunications industry and has substantial experience in prominent policy and legislative issues affecting the cable broadband, wireline, and wireless industries. Prior to entering private practice, he served as the Commissioner and General Counsel of the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable. Prior to that he served as Assistant Attorney General in the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection and Antitrust Division, where he was co-chair of the Attorney General’s Diversity Committee. He is also a current board member of the Asian Community Development Corporation and Past Commissioner and Vice Chair of the Massachusetts Asian-American Commission.

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