Boston University School of Law

March 21, 2007


Stephanie Lovell ('85) Named Vice President & General Counsel, Boston Medical Center

Boston, MA—Stephanie Lovell will join Boston Medical Center as Vice President and General Counsel on March 19. Lovell most recently served in the Office of the Attorney General for more than six years, including three years as the Office’s second-in-command as First Assistant Attorney General.

During her tenure in the Attorney General’s Office, Lovell served as a senior legal adviser to the Attorney General. She supervised four bureau chiefs and three regional directors. Overall, Stephanie had responsibility for 200 lawyers and more than 200 state police personnel, investigators, paralegals, financial analysts and other professionals.

Before joining the Office of the Attorney General in September 2000, Lovell held senior positions at the State Ethics Commission for eight years, including nearly five years as Executive Director. She also served as litigation counsel for the Boston School Committee.

“Stephanie brings a wealth of experience to this role and we are delighted to have her join BMC,” said Elaine Ullian, BMC president and CEO.

In January, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce recognized Lovell’s public-service contributions with the 2007 Pinnacle Award for Achievement in Management, Government.

Lovell’s private-sector legal experience includes the former Fitch, Wiley, Richlin & Tourse, the largest minority-owned law firm in New England, and the former Hill & Barlow.

She is involved in many professional and civic activities and has served as a member of the Association Diversity Task Force, Court Management Advisory Board, Boston Bar Association Council, Joint Bar Committee for Judicial Appointments. She was the Chair of the Public Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association, a member of the Board of Directors of the Forsyth Institute and the member of the Board of Directors and Chair of Strategic Planning for City School.

Reported by Gina M. DiGravio