We are so pleased to be enhancing our presence in New England with the addition of two Massachusetts-based attorneys, Lora Zommer and Jesse LaFlamme. Closer to our home office we are excited to welcome Attorney Dan Lowe as the newest member of our South Carolina team.
It takes an exceptional combination of education and experience to thrive at our national boutique firm. When we take on new employees, we make sure that they have not only the drive and experience necessary to succeed, but also the passion to advocate for healthcare providers in a way that positively impacts the human beings those healthcare organizations and providers serve on a daily basis.
We are confident that these talented individuals will meet your expectations and the level of quality that you have come to expect from Stotler Hayes Group.
Lora currently resides and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts. She began working in the LTC industry while she was a junior in high school and continued to do so while pursuing a BA in music (Wheaton College) and an MA in ethnomusicology (Tufts University). Lora enjoyed an entirely unexpected career in senior care for more than 25 years, serving as an Executive Director of independent and assisted living communities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and New Mexico.
She received her Juris Doctorate from University of New Mexico School of Law where she completed the program in two and a half years and was the CALI Award recipient for highest grades in Elder Law, Mental Health & Intellectual Disability Law, and Bankruptcy Law.
Prior to joining Stotler Hayes Lora worked as an Associate Attorney with Special Needs Law Group of Massachusetts where she represented clients in guardianships, conservatorships, and probate administrations. Lora has experience with estate planning, special needs planning, and related advocacy efforts. She particularly enjoys guiding clients through Probate Court proceedings.
Jesse currently resides in Massachusetts and is licensed to practice in both Massachusetts and Maine. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his Juris Doctorate from New England Law, Boston (cum laude).
Jesse brings experience in estate planning, business, financial and tax matters to Stotler Hayes Group. Prior to joining the firm, Jesse was an Attorney for the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Corporations Division in Massachusetts and an Associate Attorney in the Estate Administration and Tax Planning Group at Cushing & Dolan, P.C.
While in law school, Jesse worked as a Law Clerk at the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board and as a Billing Coordinator in the Boston office of Ropes & Gray LLP. Prior to Ropes & Gray, Jesse held billing and financial positions at other large Boston law firms, including Choate, Hall & Stewart, Brown Rudnick and Wilmer Hale.
Dan currently resides in South Carolina and is admitted to practice law in Michigan, South Carolina, and before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
He earned his B.A. from Michigan State University, his MBA from Wayne State University, and his J.D. from University of Detroit Mercy. While attending law school, he published a note as a member of the Law Review, competed in the National Moot Court Competition for Veterans Law and graduated Magna cum laude.
Prior to joining Stotler Hayes Group, he began his professional career at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan. He later started his own law firm, operating in Michigan and South Carolina. He primarily practiced in the areas of estate planning and real estate law.