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Margaret H. Marshall, former SJC chief justice, to restart law practice at Choate Hall & Stewart

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A year after stepping down as chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, Margaret H. Marshall is returning to private practice in Boston as senior counsel at Choate Hall & Stewart.

Marshall, who wrote the landmark 2003 decision that made Massachusetts the first state to legalize gay marriage, will work part-time beginning this week. The schedule allows her to continue to spend time with her husband, former New York Times columnist Anthony Lewis, who has Parkinson’s disease.

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