Firm Management

Administrative Management

Karen Edwards, Chief Financial Officer
Karen Edwards is the Chief Financial Officer for Donovan Hatem LLP.  She is responsible for managing the financial performance of the firm which includes accounting, billing, reporting and more. She joined the firm at its inception in 2001. Karen has over thirty years of management and finance experience in various industries, nine years of which have been in law firms.  She received her B.A. in Child Development from Stonehill College and her MBA from Bentley College with a concentration in Finance.

Mary Cataudella, Chief Operating Officer
Mary Cataudella is the Chief Operating Officer for Donovan Hatem LLP. Mary oversees and directs the Firm’s administrative activities and assists with the development and implementation of Firm practices, policies, procedures, and professional development. Prior to joining the firm, Mary spent over 25 years as a practicing attorney focusing on real estate title disputes. Before joining Donovan Hatem, Mary served as Managing Counsel for Fidelity National Law Group overseeing a team of attorneys handling claims and coverage work for Fidelity National Title Insurance Company in MA, NH and RI.. Mary is member of the MA, NH and RI bars, and is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law, College of the Holy Cross and Phillips Andover Academy.

Maria Krentzman, Accounting Manager
Maria Krentzman is the Accounting Manager for Donovan Hatem LLP, where she oversees the daily accounting functions of the firm. She joined the firm in 2003 with more than 20 years of law firm accounting experience, having worked at Schnader Harrrison Goldstein and Manello LLP before joining Donovan Hatem LLP. She is a member of the National and Boston Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators. Maria received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, cum laude, from Northeastern University in Boston, where she majored in Accounting and Management.