St. Mary's Board of Trustees
St. Mary's is grateful for its esteemed Board of Trustees whose leadership and philanthropy help shape the school in many ways.
Mary Ann Calnan is a graduate of St. Mary's High School Class of 1977.
Attorney Mary Ann Calnan is a founding partner of Calnan, Freeley & Pellegrini, PC. The firm specializes in insurance law. Previously she worked for Mullen & McGourty, PC and Stanton & Lang, PC.
In 2017, Attorney Calnan and two colleagues from Mullen & McGourty formed their own law firm, Calnan, Freeley & Pellegrini. The firm is a woman-owned business and recently received its WBE certification from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Attorney Calnan is a graduate of St. Mary’s High School, Boston College and Suffolk University Law School. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and itsWorkers’ Compensation and Civil litigation sections. She also serves on the Executive Board of the Greater Lynn Bar Association.
In March 2018, Attorney Calnan received the James Garretson Advocacy Award from the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. The Award recognizes one member of theWorkers’ Compensation Bar for excellence in the field and for professionalism in and out of the Courtroom and for fair and zealous advocacy on behalf of clients.
In 2015, she was appointed to the Board of Trustees of her alma mater, St. Mary’s HighSchool in Lynn. She serves on the Governance and Institutional Advancement sub-committees. Attorney Calnan comes from a St. Mary’s legacy family and counts over 20 relatives as graduates of St. Mary’s. Currently, her niece Mary Ellen is a Junior at the school.