Deirdre Fernandes

Fernandes covers banking and insurance for the Globe’s Business section. She has also written about Newton and the western Boston suburbs for GlobeWest. Prior to joining the Globe in 2011, she had worked for The Virginian-Pilot, in Norfolk, Virginia and papers in North Carolina. She has written about politics, education, public pensions and salaries, and the occasional rogue tomato gardener. She grew up in Sudbury.

Latest stories

Black Friday protests come to Mass. Walmarts

By , Globe Staff

The retailer is being pressured to raise wages to $15 an hour and allow more part-timers to get full-time positions.

One-stop financial centers spreading throughout Eastern Mass.

By , Globe Staff

The multiservice centers provide those in need with aid now, and advice for the future.

Bingham partners move on to other firms

By , Globe Staff

Four lawyers, including three partners, from Bingham McCutchen’s estate planning division in Boston have moved to Day Pitney LLP.

Bingham to merge with Phila. firm

By Deirdre Fernandes , Globe Staff

Partners at Philadephia law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP have agreed Friday to merge with one of Boston’s most prominent practices.