Jamy Buchanan Madeja has been named as one of the 2009 Massachusetts Super Lawyers in environmental law. This is a repeat appearance on the Super Lawyer list for Ms Madeja, who was named to the list in 2006.
Published by Law & Politics, Super Lawyers is an annual jurisdictional listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 areas of practice. Only five percent of the lawyers from any state or region are included each year. The Super Lawyers selection process is a rigorous multiphase selection process, considering a wide range of objective indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Jamy Buchanan Madeja is an environmental lawyer and government relations counsel at Buchanan & Associates, a Boston law office she established 17 years ago, after serving as General Counsel for Environmental Affairs for Governor Weld. Ms. Madeja specializes in Massachusetts waterfront law and represents many marinas and boatyards statewide, as well as representing the Massachusetts Marine Trades Association. Her clients? issues range from permitting and enforcement proceedings before the Department of Environmental Protection to disputes with abutters. She testifies at the Massachusetts legislature frequently and teaches lawyers and non-lawyers on practical and academic aspects of law and government relations, and serves on a number of not-for-profit boards with interests in land use and waterfront matters.