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Janet is General Counsel to New Boston Fund, Inc., a position she has held since its founding in 1993.

She began her legal career in Atlanta, Georgia, where she practiced with Atlanta Legal Services Agency, and since 1969 she has represented Charles River Park and New Boston Fund (including its many property-owning entities) in all aspects of commercial real estate law.

Janet is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, magna cum laude, and Emory University School of Law. She has been very active as a fundraiser for Mount Holyoke, and volunteer for its Alumnae Association and for the College. She served a member of the Board of Trustees of Mount Holyoke College from 2006-2011.

She is a long-time member of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation, from which she received the President’s Award in 2009. She has served on the MBF Board since 2010 and was its President from 2016 to 2018.

Janet was a member of the Massachusetts IOLTA Committee from 2016 through 2019. She also served on the Board of The Rashi School for 14 years, including chairing its Building Committee during the design, financing and construction of its current facility, which opened in Dedham in 2010.