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Attorneys & Staff


Parker Sanders

Parker Sanders

Interim General Counsel
Smith, Gambrel, Russell


Mercedes Moses

Assistant General Counsel
Mercedes Moses joined the WHOI team as Assistant General Counsel in October 2022, specializing in agreement and contract negotiations. Prior to joining WHOI, Mercedes served as the Associate Director of Agreements for the Office of Sponsored Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where she managed negotiations and compliance matters related to contracts and agreements. Mercedes holds a B.A. in Legal Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law.
(508) 289-3221


Ron Reif

Director, Environmental Health & Safety
(508) 289-3788

Allison Markova

Manager, Technology Transfer
(508) 289-3367

Diane McCarthy

Executive Assistant
(508) 289-2502