Foley Hoag Partner Matthew Baltay Named Mass. FBA President

October 22, 2015

Foley Hoag LLP partner Matthew Baltay has been named President of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) of Massachusetts, effective October 1, 2015.

Baltay previously served the FBA Massachusetts chapter in various capacities, including president-elect, vice president, secretary and newsletter editor.

“I am honored to be named to such a distinguished position in one of the most respected legal professional organizations in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the country,” said Baltay. “I look forward to helping the Massachusetts chapter fulfill the FBA’s mission by working with the team and the Court on programs and issues that are critical to the federal legal system.”

At Foley Hoag, Baltay concentrates his practice on complex litigation in the areas of accountants' professional liability, securities, class action and shareholder lawsuits, business, governmental investigations and general commercial disputes.

Founded in 1920, the Federal Bar Association (FBA) is a professional organization for attorneys and the judiciary who practice in the federal system or have an interest in federal law. With over 16,000 members nationwide, the FBA’s mission is to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, the federal judiciary and the public they serve.