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Dominic Blue

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Dominic Blue, senior vice president and deputy general counsel of MassMutual is being honored by The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice with its Founders’ Award, which commemorates the courage and public interest contribution of our founders in establishing an anti-discrimination organization.

Dominic Blue, senior vice president and deputy general counsel of MassMutual is being honored by The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice with its Founders’ Award, which commemorates the courage and public interest contribution of our founders in establishing an anti-discrimination organization. Blue is being recognized for his work helping MassMutual to become recognized as a leader in diversity.

Blue is responsible for leading the Corporate Law, Insurance Risk Management and Real Estate Services teams at MassMutual.

Prior to joining MassMutual in August 2011, Blue spent over six years with the international law firm of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP (now Locke Lord Edwards LLP) where he focused on alternative investments, leverage buyouts, venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions and serving as outside general counsel to various growth companies. Prior to working for Edwards Wildman, Blue was an associate in the corporate law group of Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, a former Boston law firm, where he represented venture capital firms, government agencies and high-tech companies on various corporate transactions.

Currently, Blue serves on the board of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, where he was originally appointed in 2013 by former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and re-appointed in 2015 by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. He also serves on the board and finance and executive committees of the Greater Springfield YMCA.

Blue is also a past president of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association and a former panel member of the Appeals Board of the Supplier Diversity Office of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which certified minority and women-owned business status for state vendors. He was selected as one of the 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers by Savoy Magazine, Massachusetts Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2011 and is a member of the 2009 class of Greater Boston Chamber’s Future Leaders.

Blue received his B.A. in 1998 from the College of the Holy Cross, where he was a member of the varsity football team and a co-captain. He earned his J.D. from Boston College Law School and his M.B.A. from the Carroll School of Management (Boston College) in 2002.