Saint Anselm College
New England School of Law J.D.
Grace A. HarringtonAttorney
Grace is a graduate of Saint Anselm College. She obtained a Juris Doctor from the New England School of Law. She is admitted to practice before the Courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Prior to joining Pierce, Pierce & Napolitano, Grace worked in various roles within the Massachusetts State Legislature. She served as Legislative Aide and subsequently as Chief of Staff to former State Representative John D. Keenan (D – Salem) in his capacity as House Chairman of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities & Energy. In this role, Grace worked assisting constituents on various matters and on advancing the Representative’s legislative and budgetary priorities for the City of Salem.
After obtaining her law degree, Grace served as Chief of Staff & Counsel to State Senator Joan B. Lovely, representing the 2nd Essex District. In addition to managing the Senator’s office, Grace worked specifically on legislation within the Committee on State Administration & Regulatory Oversight, of which the Senator served as Chair. Most notably within this role, Grace contributed to legislation which was signed into law in 2016 updating the Commonwealth’s public records laws.
Grace is a lifelong resident of Salem and remains active in her community. She currently serves as the Chair of the Salem Redevelopment Authority and also as a Commissioner for the Essex National Heritage Commission.