Sarrouf Law; Senior Counsel (July, 2011- Present)

K & L Gates LLP, Of Counsel (1999- 2011)

Board of Bar Overseers, Supreme Judicial Court, Chief Bar Counsel (1991-1999)

Committee for Public Counsel Services; Chief Counsel (1984-1990)

Massachusetts Defenders Committee; Deputy Chief Counsel (1975-1984)

Massachusetts Committee on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice,  Executive Director, (1970-1975)

Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office,(1967-1970)


Boston College Law School, J.D. (1967)

Bowdoin College, A.B., cum laude (1962)


Visiting Professor of Law, Boston University Law School (1989- 2012)

Adjunct Professor of Law, Northeastern University Law School (1995-Present)

Adjunct Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School (1993-1994)


American Bar Association, Chair, Standing Committee on Professional Discipline

American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility (CPR), Coordinating Committee;

American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility, Strategic Development Committee

American Bar Association, CPR Liaison to ABA Standing Committee on Professional Liability (2009-2013)

American Bar Association, CPR, Professional Discipline Consultation Team

Supreme Judicial Court (SJC), Standing Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct (1998-2007)

SJC Appointed Member, Committee for Public Counsel Services (2007-present)(Vice-Chair)

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL)

Boston Bar Association Committee on Attorney-Client Privilege

Boston Bar Association Committee on Multidisciplinary Practice

Columnist, “Rosenfeld on Ethics”, Lawyers Weekly of Massachusetts

National Organization of Bar Counsel (1991-1999)

SJC Advisory Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct (1995-1998)

SJC Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules (1984-1990)

U.S. Department of Justice, National Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals, National Task Force on Community Crime Prevention, (1973-74)


Wasserstein Public Service Fellow-in-Residence, Harvard Law School (1997)

St. Thomas More Award, Boston College Law School (2001)

Elected Member- American Law Institute (2003)

Inaugural Fellow-National Institute of Teaching Ethics and Professionalism (2005)

Best Lawyers in America (2006-present)

New England Super Lawyers

Thurgood Marshall Award, Committee for Public Counsel Services (2008)


“The Public Interest Comes First: The Legacy of Herbert P. Wilkins”, Massachusetts Law Review, Volume 84, No. 3, pp. 117-124 (Winter 1999).

“The Duties and Obligations of Confidentiality and Candor Under the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct”. Massachusetts Law Review, Volume 82, No. 3, pp. 277­288. (Winter 1997).

“The Bar Disciplinary Process in Massachusetts: Bar Counsel’s Perspective”, Massachusetts Law Review, Volume 79, No. 4, pp.180-199(December, 1994)

“The Right to Counsel and Provision of Counsel to Indigents in Massachusetts: The Hennessy Era”, Massachusetts Law Review, Volume 74, No. 3, pp. 148-152 (September, 1989

“In the Lawyer-client Relationship, Who Makes the Decisions”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, June 4, 2012

“When Legal Advice is an Issue in Patent Infringement Cases”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, May 7, 2007.

”Legal Ethics of Coaching Witnesses: How Far Can You Go?”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, September 25, 2006.

“What is Work Product Immunity”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, November 7, 2005.

“Attorney-Client Privilege: Waiver by Disclosure to the Government”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, June 20, 2005.

“Protecting Privilege and Work Product, Disclosure to Agents of the Attorney or Client”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, January 17, 2005.

“Considerations for Joint or Common Defense Agreements”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, August 2, 2004.

“Seeking Consent to Future Conflicts of Interest”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, March 22, 2004.”

“Inadvertent Disclosure of Confidential or Privileged Data”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, November 10, 2003.

“Waivers of Conflicts of Interest”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, June 30, 2003

“A Changing Landscape in Legal Ethics”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, January 6, 2003

“Ethical Duties to Prospective Clients”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, April 8, 2002.

“Ethical Obligations in Negotiation and Settlement”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, August 20, 2001.

“Clarifying Confidentiality and Attorney-Client Privilege”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, February 19, 2001.

“Ethical Obligations of Supervisory Lawyers”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, October 23, 2000.

“Ethical Issues in Advising a Witness”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, July 3, 2000

“Ethical Issues in Solicitation of Clients”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Feb. 7, 2000.

“Obligations of Criminal Defense Counsel Under the Massachusetts Rules of
Professional Conduct”, Massachusetts Lawyers Journal, April 1999.

“Fitness for the Prosecution”, Massachusetts Lawyers Journal, March 1999,

“Spin Control and the Ethical Rules”, Massachusetts Lawyers Journal, December, 1998.

“Withdrawal from Representation of a Client”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, December 27, 1993.

“Referring Bar Investigations to Prosecutors”, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, August 3, 1992.

“Public Defender Programs: A Quick Guide to the Provision of Legal Services to Indigent Criminally Accused Persons”, by Arnold R. Rosenfeld, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Law School, 1997.

“Defense of Indigents in Massachusetts: A New Approach”, Boston Bar Journal

“Right to Counsel in Criminal Cases: the Mandate of Argersinger v. Hamlin”, Book Review, Boston University Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 5, 1976.

“Privacy vs. Enforcement and Rehabilitation, A Practical Approach”, Proceedings of the Second Annual Symposium on Criminal Justice and Statistics Systems, 1974.

“Security and Privacy of Criminal Justice Information Systems”, State Government. The  Journal of State Affairs, Vol. 48, 1974.


Massachusetts Supreme Court

U.S. District Court. District of Massachusetts

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit