Marcia M. Governale works with the Hemenway & Barnes Business Law Group representing businesses at all phases of development in equity and debt financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing arrangements, commercial lending transactions, corporate restructurings and governance, and general commercial transactions. Marcia also works with the firm's Nonprofit Group on a variety of matters, including formation of tax-exempt organizations, regulatory compliance and contract negotiation.
Activities and Publications
Boston Bar Association
• Co-Chair, Education Committee of the Tax-Exempt Group
• Member, Steering Committee of the Tax-Exempt Group
Co-authored Hemenway and Barnes' White Paper entilted "Charitable Giving: Asset Allocation Reporting and Effective Philanthropy"
Former Executive Editor, Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law and Ethics.
Authored scientific paper, entitled “Olfactory cues accelerate entrainment following phase shifts and entrain free-running rhythms in female Octodon degus (Rodentia),” Journal of Biological Rhythms, 2001, 16: 489-501.
Co-authored scientific paper, entitled “Effects of intergeniculate leaflet lesions on circadian rhythms in Octodon degus,” Brain Research, 2000, 877: 306-313.