Ivria G. Fried
Ivria G. Fried's practice is focused on general municipal law issues. She advises clients with respect to environmental law, administrative law, and municipal governance, including the Open Meeting Law, the Public Records Law, and the Conflict of Interest Law. Ivria also assists clients with all aspects of licensing, ordinance/bylaw development, and Town Meeting.
Ivria graduated magna cum laude from the University of Vermont, received her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and graduated summa cum laude from Vermont Law School with a Masters of Environmental Law and Policy. While at Northeastern, she received the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Law Student Program of the Year Award for a published report entitled: Public Access to the Tidelands: Compliance with Ch. 91 Licenses on Boston’s Waterfront. Her academic experience included internships at the U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental Enforcement Section; the Conservation Law Foundation; Earthjustice, and the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
Ivria is presently the Vice President of the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association. She has served as co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Wetlands, Waterways, and Water Quality Committee and Environmental Law Public Service Committee, the Massachusetts Alcohol Task Force’s Local Economic Development Working Group, and Cambridge Conservation Commission.
Ivria has been selected by Super Lawyer© as a “Rising Star” in the category of environmental law for seven years' running (2017-2023). In July of 2020, she was recognized as one of the state's "Up & Coming Lawyers" by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly©.
In her free time, Ivria enjoys rock climbing, sewing clothes for her children, and playing trivia. During the summers, you can often find her on the beach, although her beach time is a lot less relaxing now that she is chasing children around.