Attorneys Renay Hamilton, Katie Hislop, and Julia Royce Join McLane Middleton

The law firm of McLane Middleton is pleased to announce the hiring of attorneys Renay C. Hamilton, Katie E. Hislop, and Julia C. Royce.

Renay joined the firm in September and was recently admitted to the Massachusetts State Bar.  She is an associate in the Corporate Department where she regularly advises business clients on a wide array of issues, including entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, contract drafting, corporate governance, and other related law matters.  Renay earned her J.D., cum laude, from Massachusetts School of Law. During law school, Renay competed in the Black Law Student Association Mock Trial competition for two consecutive years. She also served two years as the President for the Massachusetts School of Law Diversity Alliance association.  Renay can be reached in the firm’s Woburn office at (781) 904-2720 or

Katie joins the firm as an associate in the firm’s Trusts & Estates Department.  She represents clients in a variety of areas including estate planning, tax planning, fiduciary matters, and estate and trust administration.  Katie received a dual Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Political Science with concentrations in International Politics and Latin American Studies from The George Washington University.  She received her J.D., cum laude, from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.  Admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Katie can be reached in the firm’s Woburn office at (781) 904-2676 or

Julia joins the firm as an associate in the firm’s Corporate Department.  She received her J.D, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School in 2021, where she was the Chief Managing Editor of the Suffolk Transnational Law Review.  Julia served as Judicial Intern to the Honorable Timothy Hillman, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.  She is a member of Phi Delta Phi Honor Society and was recognized with the Distinguished Oral Advocate Award as well as Honorable Mention Brief Award.  As a law student, Julia was a Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project Fellow, teaching constitutional law and oral advocacy to local high school students.  Admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Julia can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1281 or