Wayne A. Budd

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1941 –


Who is Wayne A. Budd?

Wayne Budd is senior executive vice president and general counsel, U.S., of John Hancock Financial Services, Inc., a division of Manulife Financial. He joined Hancock in 2000 and directs all of the company's legal activities.

Before joining Hancock, Budd was President-New England at Bell Atlantic Corporation, where, among other duties, he was responsible for regulatory and legislative functions for the New England Region. Before his tenure at Bell Atlantic, he had been a senior partner at Goodwin Procter, a Boston law firm.

From 1969 to 1989, he served with the law firm of Budd, Wiley, & Richlin.

From 1989 to 1992, he had been U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, serving as the Bay State's chief federal prosecutor and representing the federal government in matters involving civil litigation.

Budd had been Associate Attorney General of the United States, appointed to the position by President George H. W. Bush in 1992. He oversaw the Civil Rights, Environmental, Tax, Civil and Antitrust divisions at the Department of Justice, as well as the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Budd also served on the U.S. Sentencing Commission, appointed in 1994 by President Bill Clinton.

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Nov 18, 1941
Also known as
  • Wayne Anthony Budd
  • Wayne Budd
  • United States of America
  • Bachelor of Arts, Boston College
    ( - 1963)
  • Juris Doctor, Wayne State University Law School
    ( - 1967)
  • Wayne State University
  • President, New England Group, Verizon Communications
    (1996 - 2000)
  • Senior Partner, Goodwin, Procter & Hoar
    (1993 - 1996)
  • Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel, John Hancock Insurance
    (2000 - 2004)
  • Senior Counsel, Litigation Department, Goodwin, Procter & Hoar
    (2004/10 - )
  • Budd, Wiley, & Richlin
    (1968 - 1989)
  • United States Attorney, District of Massachussetts, United States Department of Justice
    (1989 - 1992)
  • United States Department of Justice
    (1992 - 1993)
Lived in
  • Saugus

on July 23, 2013


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