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Paul Peter Brountas

Paul Peter Brountas, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1960. Marshall scholar, 1954.

Background

  • Brountas, Paul Peter was born on March 19, 1932 in Bangor, Maine, United States. Son of Peter Nicholas and Penelope (Spiropoulos) Brountas.

  • Education

    • AB summa cum laude, Bowdoin College, 1954. Bachelor, Oxford University, England, 1956. Master of Arts, Oxford University, England, 1960.

      Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1960.

    Career

    • Associate Hale and Dorr LLP, Boston, 1960-1964, junior partner, 1964-1968, senior partner, 1968—2002, senior counsel, 2003—2004, Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale & Dorr, Boston, since 2004. Guest presenter Harvard University Business School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981-1987. Corporation secretary various corporations.

      Panelist, lecturer corporation, venture capital and securities law.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1960.

    Works

    • Author: Boardroom Excellence: A Common Sense Perspective on Corporate Governance, 2003.

    Membership

    Overseer Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1974-1982, president board overseers, 1979-1982, trustee, 1983-1996, chairman board trustees, 1993-1996. Chairman committee for Michael S. Dukakis Governor of Massachusetts, 1976-1988. Chairman Dukakis for President Committee, 1987-1988.

    Member corporation Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, 1965-1987, Boston Museum of Science, 1966-1991, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1983-1994. Member board overseers Newton Wellesley Hospital, 1990-1996. Member Marshall Scholar Selection Committee Northeast Region, 1973-1975, 88-92.

    Member Weston Planning Board, Massachusetts, 1967-1972, chairman, 1970-1972. Chairman Metropolitan Boston Citizen's Coalition for Cleaner Air, 1969-1971. Board directors Massachusetts Centers of Excellence corporation, 1985-1987.

    Served with United States Army, 1956-1958. Member American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, Association Marshall Scholars and Alumni (treasurer 1965-1971, board directors 1988-1990).

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    Interests

    Skiing, golf.

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    • Married Lynn Barrett Thurston, September 7, 1963. Children– Paul Peter, Jennifer VanWoert, Barrett Penelope.
    • father: Peter Nicholas Brountas
    • mother: Penelope (Spiropoulos) Brountas
    • spouse: Lynn Barrett Thurston
    • children: Paul Peter Brountas
    • Jennifer VanWoert Brountas
    • Barrett Penelope Brountas
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