MARKETS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND LAW
Gina M.D. Powers is a Senior Lecturer in the Markets, Public Policy, and Law Department in the Boston University Questrom School of Business and a Boston-based attorney. Gina also serves as a board member of One Mission, a pediatric cancer foundation, and a board member of The Kennedy Center, a Charlestown, Massachusetts foundation providing services, education, and opportunities for local families in need.
Gina began her legal career in Inmate Legal Services for the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department before transitioning to real estate. Gina has over 20 years of real estate experience focusing on securitization, conveyancing, title insurance, and contract review for lenders, buyers and sellers in both residential and commercial real estate transactions. She began her real estate career working at the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds and later examined titles for both residential and commercial properties before joining a real estate law firm in 1998. In October of 2000, Gina left the firm and opened her own real estate law practice in downtown Boston.
Since 2005, Gina has taught in the undergraduate Questrom School of Business at Boston University. She began as adjunct faculty teaching Introduction to Law before joining as a full time faculty member in 2013. She currently teaches Real Estate Law, Law and Risk Management, and Introduction to Law. In 2016, Gina was awarded the Beckwith Prize for Teaching Excellence and Service to the Undergraduate Program. In May of 2018 she was chosen as Faculty Speaker at the Questrom Undergraduate Commencement. Gina created and is chair of the Faculty Onboarding Program and serves as secondary lead for the Questrom Real Estate Concentration. Gina is also the founder and chair of the Gatto Law Fellowship.
Gina received her B.A. from Boston College in 1992 and her M.Ed. from Boston College in 1994. She went on to receive her J.D. from New England School of Law in 1996. She is a member of the Massachusetts and Connecticut Bar.
Gina and her husband, Jay Powers reside in Charlestown, Massachusetts with their daughter, Olivia, and their little dog, Scooter.