John R. Hitt, Attorney

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Election & Political, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Ethics, General Practice


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Attorney Hitt is a civil litigator in the Boston office.  His practice includes the following areas:

Business Litigation;
Massachusetts State Government Law;
Massachusetts General Administrative Law;
Government investigations (Massachusetts AG and State Agencies);
Nonprofits and Public Charities;
Massachusetts State Ethics and Conflict of Interest Law;
Employment Law;
Election Law;
Land Use Law;
Campaign and Political Finance Law;
Education Law;
Civil Rights (Housing, Education, Employment; Public Accommodations);
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

He also is an experienced appellate attorney, who has litigated a wide range of matters at every level of the federal and state courts.

Attorney Hitt is a 1990 graduate of Oberlin College and a 1994 cum laude graduate of the College of Law at Michigan State University where he served as editor-in-chief of the law review.  From 1994 to1996 he served as a law clerk and then Deputy Chief Law Clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court.  From 1996 to 1997 he served as a law clerk to Justice J. Harold Flannery of the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

In 1997, Attorney Hitt was appointed as an Assistant Attorney General in the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office.  As an AAG, he spent eight years in the Government Bureau and served as Chief of Opinions from 2003 to 2006.  Attorney Hitt was then appointed as Chief of the Civil Rights Division in the Public Protection Bureau.

Attorney Hitt is a member of the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Boston Inn of Court.

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