Torres, Scammon & Day founding partner Michael Day won election to the Massachusetts State House as Representative for the 31st Middlesex District (Stoneham and Winchester).
A Stoneham resident and father of three, Day said, “It is an honor to represent the residents of Stoneham and Winchester. I am excited to begin working in the State House as an advocate for our communities, and to fighting for increased economic opportunities for all. I look forward to bringing our voice up to Beacon Hill and working with our local and state government to move our towns forward together.” Day defeated his Republican opponent in the November election after winning a primary contest in September. His term begins January 7, 2015.
About Michael Day
An experienced attorney, Day represents clients in all manner of civil and criminal matters, from complex business disputes to defamation claims to employment counseling and litigation. Prior to starting Torres, Scammon & Day, Michael worked for nearly ten years as a trial attorney with the firm of Mintz Levin in Boston. He also served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County.
As co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Committee, Michael reviews legislation and highlights issues ranging from the right to privacy and freedom from government interference to free speech and voting rights. He recently completed his fourth term as a member of the Board of Directors of Parents Helping Parents, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending the cycle of child and domestic abuse and is a member of the Stoneham Town Democratic Committee.