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Partner Jay Gonzalez to Serve On Boston Mayor-Elect’s Transition Team

Hinckley Allen attorney Jay Gonzalez, a partner in the firm’s Public Finance group, has been named Co-Chair for the transition team of Boston Mayor-elect Michelle Wu.

In this role, Jay will provide his expertise in public finance and management to help ensure the new administration begins with a solid foundation from which to launch its policy initiatives.

Jay has more than 20 years of public and private sector leadership and legal experience, including executive leadership roles in state government and health care and as a law firm partner. His practice focuses on helping governmental entities in financing and developing capital projects and other governmental programs. He also provides legal and strategic advice to his government clients, various clients in the health care industry and other clients who intersect with governments. Jay has a history of political and civic engagement, including as the most recent Democratic Party nominee for Governor of Massachusetts. He was Secretary of Administration and Finance for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts under Governor Deval Patrick, managing a $32 billion state budget during the Great Recession and overseeing over 3,000 employees across 18 state agencies. Jay also previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of CeltiCare Health Plan of Massachusetts and New Hampshire Healthy Families.

He will continue in his role as partner at the firm throughout this assignment.