Across New England

Senior Fellows
Gareth Lawson
by Yesenia Sotelo

Gareth Lawson is a marine scientist joining CLF as the organization’s first Senior Science Fellow. He comes to CLF from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution where he and his lab researched fisheries, ecosystem dynamics, and climate change, as well as advanced technologies for sampling and tracking zooplankton and fish. His research has ranged from the…

Senior Fellows
Rodney Dowell, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

Rodney Dowell, Esq. is the former Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL), where he founded and directed the Law Office Management Program. Prior to joining LCL, he was a founder and partner of Berman & Dowell, a firm focused on litigation. Early in his career, Rodney was a litigation associate at Holland &…

Senior Fellows
John Davenport, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

John Davenport, Esq. works for both CLF and CLF Ventures, serving as in-house counsel on a variety of matters. From 1984 until his arrival at CLF in 1999, John was Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Liberty Financial Companies, Inc., where he was primarily responsible for legal oversight of its acquisitions and investment companies.…

Senior Fellows
Mark Cullinan
by Yesenia Sotelo

Mark Cullinan brings over 30 years of senior-level management in both public sector and non-profit settings, where he developed expertise in financial and project management, strategic planning, organizational leadership, and contract administration. At CLF Ventures from 2012 to 2013, Mark managed a comprehensive pilot study (Pay-as-you-Drive, PAYD) analyzing the effects that mileage-based automobile insurance rewards…

Senior Fellows
Tom Bryan, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

Tom Bryan, Esq. comes to CLF with experience in international and domestic commercial and finance law, banking and management, having worked with Shearman & Sterling (New York), First National Bank of Chicago (Chicago/Frankfurt) and Bank of Boston (London/Boston). After 30 years in that field, Tom retired and began a second career as a volunteer with…

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David Bono, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

David Bono, Esq. was previously Vice President of Law & General Counsel of U.S. Operations for Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, where he was responsible for all US legal strategy, transactions, financings, litigation, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Brookfield, David was a partner at Harkins Cunningham LLP in Washington, DC, and also served as Trial…

Senior Fellows
Win Quayle, Esq.
by Yesenia Sotelo

Win Quayle comes to CLF via the Access to Justice Fellows Program, a collaboration of the Lawyers Clearinghouse and the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission. Win is also Senior Counsel at Ropes & Gray LLP, where he advises broker-dealers and other financial institutions on securities regulatory issues from time to time. Win retired as a…

News Clips
Region’s power grid is changing dramatically

“What this means for New Englanders is that there is less need than ever for new fossil fuel infrastructure (including both new natural gas pipelines and new fossil fuel power plants) as more and more lower cost renewables replace older, higher-cost fossil fuel power plants,” writes Jerry Elmer.