Lia uses her passion for environmental and land use law to counsel clients on regulatory and litigation matters.

Lia defends waste and recycling companies in tort, contract, and class action litigation. She also represents railway companies and trade associations concerning overall impacts on the railway industry, including the Interstate Commerce Commission Termination Act (ICCTA) and the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA). Lia counsels and represents clients on Massachusetts municipal law, the Clean Water Act Section 503 biosolids and Section 308 information requests, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

She joined B&D after working as a law clerk at the Superior Court of the State of Connecticut. As a clerk, Lia worked on research projects for numerous judges and authored bench memorandums analyzing various legal issues. Lia also interned with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, several law firms, and a title insurance firm.


  • Fitchburg State University  (B.S., magna cum laude, 2018)
    • Criminal Justice Major, History Minor
  • Pace University  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2022)
    • Articles Editor, Pace Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court - Massachusetts