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Jan. 2023

Michael DiStefano elected to partnership at Todd & Weld LLP

Michael R. DiStefano has been elected to the partnership at Todd & Weld LLP effective Jan. 1, 2023.

A courtroom veteran and former prosecutor, Mr. DiStefano concentrates his practice on government investigations and criminal defense, including defending clients at trial and in pre-indictment government investigations. He also advises clients under investigation in a variety of forums outside of court, including government civil investigative proceedings, college and university disciplinary matters, and professional licensing board hearings. 

Prior to joining Todd & Weld, Mr. DiStefano was an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts, and he also served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.

Mr. DiStefano has been named to Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch for Criminal Defense: White Collar (2022-2023) and was named by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as an Up and Coming Lawyer (2018). 

Mr. DiStefano earned his law degree magna cum laude from New England School of Law, and his undergraduate degree cum laude from Colby College.  He resides in Canton, Mass., with his wife and two sons.