Devan C. Braun


Phone: 617.654.1703
Practice Areas: General Municipal, Environmental, Land Use, Litigation

Attorney Braun joined the firm in 2019.  She assists the firm’s clients in all facets of municipal, land use, environmental, elections, and constitutional law.  She has assisted in securing various representative victories after trial and motion hearings in the Land Court and Superior Court, as well as several appellate victories at the Massachusetts Appeals Court, Supreme Judicial Court, and U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals on a wide range of matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Braun clerked for the Hon. Justice Barbara A. Lenk of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.  Her experience also includes legal internships with the Environmental Protection Division of the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General and a non-profit environmental organization, as well as a judicial internship with the Hon. Allison D. Burroughs of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Prior Experience

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Law Clerk to the Hon. Justice Barbara A. Lenk (2018-2019)

Committee for Public Counsel Services
Student Attorney, Public Defender Division (2018)

Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General, Boston, MA
Legal Intern, Environmental Protection Division (2017)

U.S.  District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Judicial Intern to the Hon. Allison D. Burroughs (2017)

Center for International Environmental Law
Legal Intern (2016)

Honors & Awards

  • Named a “Rising Star” in the 2023 edition of Super Lawyers Magazine
  • Awarded the “Top Women of Law” Leadership Scholarship by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (2017)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Conservation Commission for the City of Chelsea

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts Bar
  • U.S. District Court (Mass.)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court


Northeastern University School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2018
Senior Staff Editor, Law Review

McGill University
Bachelor of Arts, 2014