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Patrick J. Heffernan

Patrick J. Heffernan

Associate
Location:
Newburyport, Massachusetts
Phone:
978-462-1514
Fax:
978-465-2584
Email:

Attorney Patrick Heffernan joined Finneran & Nicholson in 2018 and is an associate in the firm's corporate and litigation departments. Patrick counsels his clients on a variety of business matters including business formation and planning, compliance and operations, employment matters, transactions and other advisory work. Patrick is committed to working closely with clients to understand each clients' business needs and goals in order to provide cost-effective solutions and legal advice.


Prior to joining the firm, Patrick served as counsel and business analyst in the Bureau of Program Integrity at the Massachusetts Inspector General's Office. Patrick worked closely with a variety of Executive Office of Health and Human Services agencies in an effort to improve the quality, efficiency and integrity of public benefits programs as well as state agency strategic management and operations. Patrick has nearly five years of practical risk management experience focused on a strong internal controls framework, legislative and regulatory compliance, and the development innovative financial and operational business processes. Before joining the Inspector General's Office, Patrick operated his own law practice in Salem, Massachusetts.


In 2017, Patrick received his M.B.A degree from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He received his J.D. degree in 2012 from New England School of Law where he served as the editor-in-chief of the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement. Patrick received his B.A. degree from Connecticut College in 2007.
Patrick is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Business Formation
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Securities Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Education

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2012
  • Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Major: American Studies & History
Office Locations

Newburyport Office:
30 Green Street
Newburyport, MA 01950

Tel: 978-462-1514
Fax: 978-465-2584

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