Mr. Maycotte concentrates on family law and has practiced in the fields of international arbitration and litigation, business litigation, commercial litigation, and general civil litigation. He has extensive trial experience representing clients in a wide variety of family law matters. Mr. Maycotte currently serves as Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. He has earned his certification as a Certified Financial Litigator from the American Academy of Certified Financial Litigators. He is a frequent panelist at family law seminars and discussion groups.
As part of his family law practice, Mr. Maycotte has represented clients in a variety of cases involving divorce, custody, removal, and paternity claims. Mr. Maycotte has ample trial and court experience, representing clients in connection with child support, alimony, parenting time, and divorce modification issues. He has negotiated dozens of settlement agreements on behalf of clients, helping them put a difficult situation behind them while securing the successful resolution of their cases. He also drafts and negotiates prenuptial agreements on behalf of his clients.
In his international arbitration and litigation practice, Mr. Maycotte represented a foreign, multi-national company in a complex, multi-million-dollar arbitration against a publicly-traded Massachusetts corporation, participating in a two-week arbitration. Mr. Maycotte has been invited to speak on panels at Boston University School of Law in connection with his experience representing international clients. He has also represented clients in matters involving commercial and business litigation, including partnership disputes, contract disputes, and real estate disputes.
Mr. Maycotte is FITCH’s pro bono coordinator. He has extensive pro bono experience as a volunteer attorney for Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), focusing on the representation of unaccompanied immigrant minors facing removal from the United States. Along with other attorneys at FITCH, he represented five minors in removal proceedings and in parallel litigation in state courts, successfully helping all five of them obtain permanent resident status and the dismissal of the removal proceedings. He has been interviewed and quoted for NBC News stories about the plight of unaccompanied immigrant minors, which focused on one of his clients.
Mr. Maycotte is actively involved in the Cornell community and serves as the Immediate Past President of the Board of the Cornell Club of Boston. He is also a member of the Cornell Alumni Ambassadors Network, as well the Cornell Alumni Student-Mentoring Program.Mr. Maycotte speaks several languages. He has native-speaker proficiency in Spanish, is fluent in Italian and German, and can understand written Portuguese.