Robinson Donovan, P.C., a full-service law firm trusted by generations to represent individual and business clients throughout Massachusetts and New England, today announced Attorney Jeffrey J. Trapani has been appointed as the chair of the Legislative Steering Committee for the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce.

The Legislative Steering Committee identifies issues of major concern to the business community, researches the issues and recommends positions on them. The committee is also charged with educating members on these issues, soliciting member support and encouraging elected officials to adopt the chamber’s position. This committee also serves as the legislative arm of the East of the River Five Town Chamber of Commerce.

“Jeff is not only an outstanding litigator, but a genuine leader in the community,” said Nancy Frankel Pelletier, head of the litigation department. “We are very proud that he has taken on a leadership role at The Springfield Regional Chamber. He has an unwavering commitment to our business community and he will be carrying on a decades-old tradition at Robinson Donovan of community service.”

Attorney Trapani is a partner at Robinson Donovan. He concentrates his practice in civil litigation, including insurance defense, employment law, municipal liability, business litigation and professional malpractice. Additionally, he represents landlords in summary process actions and housing discrimination claims and insurance companies in unfair settlement claims and coverage issues. He graduated, cum laude, from New England Law in Boston where he was the editor-in-chief of the New England Law Review. He is continually lauded for his legal expertise, being recognized by Super Lawyers since 2008. Along with his involvement in the Springfield Regional Chamber, Attorney Trapani also volunteers as a soccer coach for the Northampton Soccer Club.

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