BOSTON, February 8, 2023 - Jon Barooshian and Patrick Tracey bring a combined five decades of experience as litigators to their new roles as partners in the firm’s Boston office. Mr. Barooshian will focus his practice on white collar and government enforcement matters and tax controversies, while Mr. Tracey represents clients in consumer financial services litigation and class action matters. Both also handle commercial litigation.

A seasoned trial lawyer and former state prosecutor for the Norfolk County District Attorney, Mr. Barooshian’s practice includes defending clients in both state and federal courts, including U.S. Tax Court. As a member of the firm’s White Collar & Government Enforcement Practice, Mr. Barooshian will handle claims of money laundering, securities fraud and theft. He also represents clients in administrative proceedings and in responses to government inquiries and investigations, including claims of civil and criminal tax fraud, cases involving FBAR (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) and offshore bank accounts, and proceedings involving voluntary disclosure and state and federal tax collections. He also handles forfeiture matters.

Mr. Tracey’s experience includes representing financial institutions in mortgage-related litigation that involves the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and state consumer protection statutes. Mr. Tracey’s understanding of the challenges in-house counsel face is also informed by his past experience as in-house counsel for a major bank, where he was senior vice president and director for litigation.

Beyond their litigation work, Mr. Barooshian represents clients in the cannabis industry on regulatory matters, while Mr. Tracey advises clients on cybersecurity issues.

“We are very excited to welcome Jon and Patrick to Saul Ewing,” said Sally E. Michael, the firm’s Boston Office Managing Partner. “We already have a deep bench of outstanding litigators in Boston and they will add even more breadth and strength to that team. They, in turn, will gain a larger platform with a broader geographic reach to serve clients.”

Mr. Barooshian earned his J.D. from Massachusetts Law School and his LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law. He also has a B.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts. Mr. Tracey earned his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and his B.S. from Western Connecticut State University.

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