Jeffrey DaRocha-Boyle leads the strategic design and implementation of firm-wide professional development and training programs, initiatives, and resources for Fish & Richardson’s legal staff.

In collaboration with the firm’s leadership, Jeff and the professional development team create programming and resources that align with the needs of Fish’s 450+ legal staff members, including attorneys, technology specialists, and patent agents.

In his over a decade at Fish, Jeff has been instrumental in creating a culture of growth, leadership, and learning for legal staff across all offices and practice groups. He also serves as the co-chair of the firm’s LGBTQIA+ affinity group, RainbowFish, which provides a safe and inclusive place for LGBTQIA+ members of the Fish community to connect and discuss matters such as workplace representation, diversity in hiring and retention, and issues unique to LGBTQI+ people in the legal field.

Professional associations

  • Professional Development Consortium (PDC) (2018 – present), PDC Summer Conference Planning Committee (2022 & 2023)
  • National Association for Law Placement (NALP) (2018 – present)
  • Boston Legal Talent (BLT) (2012 - present)