July 22, 2013 – Sally Everett recently joined the legal department of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). She brings more than 20 years of legal experience to her role as associate general counsel in which she will be responsible for a broad range of legal matters.
“Sally’s business background and legal experience will guide decisions across the organization which will ultimately strengthen NFPA’s position as a leading advocate for fire and life safety,” said Maureen Brodoff, vice president and general counsel for NFPA. “We are very excited to welcome her to NFPA.”
Everett has worked in a number of capacities for both individuals and organizations in her career and brings experience including land use and contract law, advising both “start-up” and Fortune 500 companies, working on everything from licensing agreements to state regulations and administrative law documents. Most recently, she was vice president and general counsel of Circle Company Associates, Inc./Sodexo, S.A. and senior company counsel at Staples, Inc. Everett received her law degree from Boston University where she graduated cum laude and served as the editor of the Annual Review of Banking Law Journal.
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NFPA is a worldwide leader in fire, electrical, building, and life safety. The mission of the international nonprofit organization founded in 1896 is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. NFPA develops more than 300 codes and standards to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other hazards. All NFPA codes and standards can be viewed at no cost at www.nfpa.org/freeaccess.
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