Sydney Powers

Associate Attorney

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Practice Areas:

  • Business Law
  • Entity Formation
  • Corporate Restructurings
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Dissolutions
  • Contracts
  • Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills & Trusts

Biography

Attorney Sydney Powers joined Finneran and Nicholson, P.C. in 2019, and is an associate in the firm's Business and Transactions Team. Her practice is focused on all aspects of business law, including entity formation, corporate maintenance, corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, and dissolutions as well as contract analysis, negotiation, and drafting. Additionally, she assists business and individual clients in estate planning by creating wills and trusts. She also provides litigation support for a range of civil cases. Attorney Powers is licensed in Massachusetts and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, Greater Newburyport Bar Association, and Business Network International.

Attorney Powers received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from New England Law, Boston in 2017. While in law school, she took part in the Honors Judicial Internship Program at the Massachusetts Appeals Court, during which time she was responsible for drafting Rule 1:28 unpublished opinions of civil and criminal cases on appeal. She also worked for a sole practitioner in Boston and for the Middlesex County Superior Court Clerk's Office. One of her focuses during her time at the Clerk's Office was creating a database for determining cases that could lead to possible exonerations. She earner CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Business Organization and Wills, Estates, and Trusts courses, and was a recipient of the New England Scholar Award every year of her attendance at law school. Attorney Powers holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Endicott College, where she graduated magna cum laude and won the Best Senior Thesis Award out of over 700 students.

Education

  • New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Juris Doctor - 2017
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Endicott College, Beverly, Massachusetts
    • B.S.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts

Professional Associations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Greater Newburyport Bar Association
  • Business Network International

Honors

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Business Organization and Wills, Estates, and Trusts