Donald J. (Don) Savery is Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts where he serves as Corporate Secretary and oversees the legal, compliance and corporate governance functions. Prior to joining Blue Cross Blue Shield, Savery served as Assistant United States Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, where he focused on health care fraud enforcement. Previously, Savery was a Partner in the Litigation and Securities practices at Bingham McCutchen LLP, representing clients across the country in complex civil litigation and white-collar matters. He served as Law Clerk to Hon. Joseph R. Nolan of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and to Hon. Francis J. Boyle of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island.
Savery is co-author of the Massachusetts Practice Series treatise on civil practice in the federal courts, Federal Civil Practice (2d ed. 2008, Thompson West), and he has authored numerous articles touching on civil litigation and procedure. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a Director of the New England Legal Foundation. Savery received his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 1993, and an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge in 1998.