Michael Puzo Re-elected as Hingham Town Moderator

April 29, 2024

On April 27, 2024, Hingham voters elected Hemenway & Barnes partner Michael J. Puzo to a 13th 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, and Community Preservation Committee.

Hemenway & Barnes partner Kevin Ellis was also re-elected to the Planning Board. Read more

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, charitable giving and a host of personal issues.