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Libbie Howley O'Keeffe


Libbie Howley O’Keeffe concentrates her practice in diverse business and finance transactions including business planning, transactional matters, commercial lending, financing, corporate and regulatory compliance issues and business succession planning. Libbie has experience in general corporate representation and counseling, securities, equity and debt financings, as well as mergers and acquisitions.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate (2016-Present)
  • Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
    • Associate (2015-2016)
  • Rich May, P.C.
    • Associate (2013-2015)
    • Summer Associate (2012)
  • Plymouth County Juvenile Court
    • Judicial Intern (2011)
  • Boston Immigration Court, Executive Office for Immigration Review
    • Intern
  • Ross Silverman, LLP
    • Legal Assistant (2009-2010)

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Massachusetts, Rising Stars (2020)


  • Women's Leadership Program (Certification)
    • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Professional Affiliations

  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association

Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • United States District Court, Massachusetts

News & Insight


Maintaining Variety: A Conversation with Libbie Howley O'Keeffe

July 1, 2021

Libbie Howley O’Keeffe is a corporate and business lawyer who specializes in diverse business and finance transactions. Her work encompasses business planning, transactional matters, commercial lending, financing, corporate and regulatory compliance issu…


Are VC-Backed Female Founder Companies Disproportionately Impacted by the Pandemic? (Yes!)

March 18, 2021

Companies with all female founders have often faced an uphill battle vying for venture capital. While this imbalance seemed to be improving before the pandemic, companies with all male and mixed gender founder teams continued to outpace female founder comp…

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29 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 22, 2020

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has selected 29 Hinckley Allen attorneys as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to re…

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Libbie Howley Joins Hinckley Allen's Corporate & Business Practice As An Associate

December 9, 2016

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Associate Libbie Howley to its Corporate & Business practice. Libbie was most recently an Associate at Bowditch & Dewey, LLP.Libbie concentrates her practice in business and finance law including business planni…