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Bacon Wilson Announces Tracy Friedenberg as New Executive Director

SPRINGFIELD — Bacon Wilson announced that Tracy Friedenberg has joined the firm as its new executive director. She comes to Bacon Wilson with more than 25 years of corporate and law-firm experience, including human resources, operations management, and information technology. She will work directly with Managing Shareholder Jeffrey Fialky across all levels of firm management in each of Bacon Wilson’s four offices.

Friedenberg previously served as chief of staff for Odin Labs Inc. in New York City. Prior to that, she worked for Day Pitney LLP in Hartford, Conn. for 14 years. Her career path there advanced from project management to senior manager up to director of Technical Services and Project Management in 2020. Day Pitney is an East Coast-based comprehensive law firm with national and international reach, housing more than 300 attorneys and 13 offices throughout the Northeast, as well as in Southeast Florida.

“I am thrilled to be a part of the Bacon Wilson team,” Friedenberg said. “Working for an organization with a longstanding and positive reputation, like Bacon Wilson, is important to me. I look forward to supporting its growth and commitment to providing outstanding legal services in our community.”

Friedenberg holds an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the UMass College of Arts and Sciences and a bachelor’s degree in apparel marketing from the College of Food and Natural Resources. She serves as president of the board of directors for Dress for Success Western Massachusetts, a nonprofit organization that empowers women to gain economic independence.

“Tracy comes to Bacon Wilson with a unique and robust degree of experience and expertise in the legal industry,” Fialky said. “We are thrilled for Tracy’s leadership as we continue to honor the firm’s 135-year-old legacy and as the firm continues to grow and expand to better serve our clients and the community.”