Nicole I. Taub, 2023 CGA Management Award Winner

Nicole I. Taub, Esq.

Labor Guild Board of Directors

Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor for Policy and Legal Affairs Office of the Police Commissioner, City of Boston

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Cushing-Gavin Award Recipient

Management Award, 2023

Nicole I. Taub is the Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor for Policy and Legal Affairs for the Boston Police Department. In this capacity, Ms. Taub is responsible for high-level administrative tasks of the Office of the Police Commissioner, including operations, strategic development, legal affairs, implementation and evaluation, inter-bureau and inter-agency coordination, inter-governmental relations and personnel management.

Prior to rejoining the Department in March 2023, Ms. Taub worked for the Town of Braintree, serving as the Town Solicitor from July 2018 to December 2019 and as the Town Solicitor and Chief of Staff to the Mayor in January 2020. Ms. Taub provided legal counsel and representation to the Mayor, all Town Departments, Boards and Commissions and the Town Council on matters including municipal finance, Charter and Ordinance interpretation, contracts, zoning, environmental and land use issues, labor and employment, civil rights and tort liability; served as the liaison on behalf of the Mayor to the Town Council and at meetings of Town stakeholders to further the Mayor’s initiatives; and oversaw the preparation, presentation and maintenance of the Town operating and capital budgets. From June 2007 through June 2018, Ms. Taub was employed by the Boston Police Department as Senior Staff Attorney in the Office of the Legal Advisor, providing legal counsel on policies and procedures, legislative, personnel and policy matters and disciplinary issues; representing the Department in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings; drafting and reviewing contracts; and responding to information requests.

Ms. Taub earned her J.D. from Northeastern University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, with a Minor in Business Administration, from the University of Florida.