I am a licensed Attorney and Real Estate Broker in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Bridgewater State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Massachusetts School of Law. Since graduating from law school and being sworn in to the Massachusetts Bar I have operated a solo legal practice in New Bedford, The Law Office of Marcus D. Ferro. My practice handles a variety of legal matters with primary focus on OUI/Criminal Defense Law. I am also a Realtor working for Lanagan & Co. Inc. In the political area, I have been active in the campaigns of several local Democratic candidates. Most notably, I was the campaign manager for the successful election and reelection of New Bedford City Councillor Hugh Dunn. I am also an appointed member of the Town of Fairhaven's Commission on Disability, Sustainability Committee, Historical Commission, and the Community Preservation Commission. I am a weekly contributor to the Chris McCarthy Show as WBSM's "resident liberal." In a medium that is typically dominated by conservatism, my primary focus is to engage in productive political discourse with WBSM's audience and offer a different ideological perspective.
Kennedy Has and Will Deliver for the SouthCoast [OPINION]
Congressman Joe Kennedy III delivered his vision for a stronger New Bedford and SouthCoast region with a visit to the Whaling City on Friday.
Marcus’s MA04 Candidate Profile: Natalia Linos [OPINION]
As an epidemiologist and a lifelong social justice activist, Natalia Linos’ entire life was calling her to meet this moment in history.
A Conversation with New Bedford Protest Organizer Cristian Romero [OPINION]
Marcus Ferro spoke with the organizer of the Black Lives Matter protests in New Bedford that have taken place in response to the killing of George Floyd.
Marcus’s MA04 Candidate Profile: Chris Zannetos [OPINION]
As a first-generation descendant of a poor Cyprus immigrant, Chris Zannetos credits his success to the traditional idea of the American Dream.
Marcus’s MA04 Candidate Profile: Ben Sigel [OPINION]
Using 'We the 4th' as a call to action, Ben Sigel is running to continue his father’s legacy of dedicated public service to the people of MA04.
Marcus’s MA04 Candidate Profile: Nick Matthew [OPINION]
Nick Matthew is new to politics, but still personally and professionally familiar with the issues that drive his progressive political agenda.
Marcus’s MA04 Candidate Profile: Jesse Mermell [OPINION]
Marcus Ferro continues his series speaking to the candidates running to fill Joe Kennedy III's congressional seat.
Kennedy’s Civil Gideon Is a Human Right [OPINION]
Marcus Ferro looks at legislation put forth by Rep. Joe Kennedy III that should be considered a fundamental human right.
Marcus’s MA04 Candidate Profile: Alan Khazei [OPINION]
Alan Khazei is a pioneer of social entrepreneurship whose work has inspired one of the most well-noted humanitarian efforts in modern times.
Marcus’s MA04 Candidate Profile: Becky Grossman [OPINION]
Becky Grossman says she wants a better world for her children.