Over 50 years of combined law experience

Our Team

Our Partners

Chuck Rodman

Founding Partner

Chuck is a trial attorney who litigates civil cases in all state and federal courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Florida.

Elisa A. Filman

Managing Partner

Elisa is a founding partner of Rodman LLP and currently serves as the firm’s managing partner. Elisa is an experienced and trusted adviser.

Michael V. Parras, Jr.

Partner, Head of Litigation

Michael is an experienced trial attorney who has represented individuals and businesses – ranging from publicly traded corporations to sole proprietorships.

Samuel is an experienced trial attorney who has represented individuals, partnerships, employers, and employees in a wide variety of disputes.

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Leah Paxton


Leah Paxton graduated with a J.D. from Boston College Law School. While in law school, Leah worked at an Elder Law Firm in her home state of Florida. She also represented incarcerated individuals serving life sentences with the possibility of parole at their parole hearings through Boston College Law School’s Compassionate Release and Parole Clinic.

Our Administrative Team

Eve Freel

Eve Freel

Office Manager

Eve Freel graduated from Westfield State University with a degree in English and a concentration in writing. Her post graduate experience consists of RFP Writing for an insurance agency as well as credentialing medical staff for a locum tenens agency.
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Sam Rothmeyer

Legal Assistant

Sam is a graduate of Boston College where he studied Economics, Finance, and Film. His senior documentary project, “Farming our Future” was an official selection of the Friday Harbor Film Festival in 2023. After graduation, Sam worked with another BC alum on a digital series for PBS.

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Morgan Smith

Law clerk

Morgan is a current J.D. candidate at Suffolk University Law School. Her passion for social justice extends beyond the classroom. While earning her Political Science degree at Franklin Pierce University, Morgan co-founded a student group focused on social issues. Now, she serves as the secretary of the National Lawyers’ Guild and volunteers as a legal observer, safeguarding the rights of protestors.

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Sophia Cappello

Legal Assistant

Sophia is a proud graduate of Simmons University with a diverse academic background in Gender Studies, Art History, and Political Science. Sophia has a passion for understanding social dynamics and cultural influences.

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