Michael Puzo Re-elected as Hingham Town Moderator

April 29, 2023

On April 29th, 2023, Hingham voters elected Hemenway & Barnes partner Michael J. Puzo to a 12th consecutive term as Hingham Town Moderator. Michael is the third H&B partner to serve as Hingham Town Moderator. John Davis Long, one of the firm’s founders in 1863, held the office from 1873-1881, while Charles B. Barnes served as moderator from 1907-1929.

As moderator, Michael presides over Hingham’s open town meeting, the town’s legislative body, where all Hingham citizens who take part do so with voice and vote. The moderator is also responsible for appointing citizens to a host of town boards and committees, including the Advisory Committee, Personnel Board, Community Preservation Committee and Climate Action Commission.

Michael J. Puzo

Michael J. Puzo concentrates on wealth management, primarily through serving as a trustee of private trusts and charitable foundations. He also advises individuals and families on complex estate planning and charitable giving.