BOSTON, July 22, 2021: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Massachusetts and its associated foundation has named partner David Bowman as vice president of the board of directors and senior counsel Daniel Goldberg as a director. The 2021 class, which includes 13 new board and foundation directors, represents the ACLU of Massachusetts’ most diverse board in its 101-year history, “reflecting the organization’s commitment to equity, inclusion, and belonging.”
“Faced with a shifting political and judicial landscape, the lingering effects of a pandemic, and a long-overdue racial reckoning, it is essential that those in leadership intimately understand the work ahead,” David said. “I look forward to working with the new class of directors to continue the ACLU of Massachusetts’ work toward justice, fairness, and equality for all.”
Leveraging his experience as a labor and employment litigator and counselor and former human resources professional, David brings valuable perspectives to the daily challenges clients face related to workplace diversity and inclusion, employment law compliance matters, and workplace ethics. In his role as a leader of the firm’s workplace culture consulting and training team, David conducts and manages diversity consulting projects, independent investigations, and workplace training programs for clients. Along with his leadership position with the ACLU of Massachusetts, David has served since 2015 as a board member for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and is a former executive committee board member of The Partnership Inc.
Dan has a broad commercial litigation practice with a focus on antitrust, intellectual property, and franchise cases. He tries cases and argues appeals in courts around the country and has acted as lead national and regional litigation counsel in complex franchise matters and has served as lead litigation counsel for the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox. Dan has authored numerous articles on distribution and franchising, antitrust, unfair competition, and a variety of other topics, and was the primary draftsman of the Massachusetts Antitrust Act. In addition to his recent appointment, Dan will continue to serve as a director of the ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts. Dan is the 19th president of the board of trustees of Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, which provides educational programs and reference materials for the Massachusetts legal community.