Tax law is complex and constantly evolving.
Companies are looking for strategic partners to provide clear and decisive answers to their tax questions—from resolving controversies and facilitating complex transactions to developing sound tax planning strategies.
Moving quickly and efficiently, we use our business perspective to help clients meet their business objectives.
Our experienced, creative tax attorneys not only monitor, but influence new developments in the tax laws and consistently deliver practical, understandable advice to our clients—from domestic, multinational, multistate and small to middle-market businesses, to nonprofit organizations, estates, trusts and individuals.
We have a deep knowledge of tax law in the following areas:
The Boston Globe | November 13, 2016
This piece focuses on a prospect of a tax overhaul in a Trump administration. Boston private clients partner Sarah Connolly comments on how the political climate (now a Republican Senate, Republican House, and Executive Office) is well positioned to repeal the estate tax given the Congressional majority is Republican.
The New York Times | November 12, 2016
This article discusses President-elect Trump’s tax code proposals and how he plans to repeal the estate tax. Boston Private Clients partner Sarah Connolly is quoted discussing how changes to the estate tax likely won’t impact Trump’s supporter base.
Rochester Business Journal | April 15, 2016
Rochester partner Jeff LaBarge and associate Brian Mahoney authored this column in which they explore tax considerations around equity-based compensation plans.
Washington Business Journal | July 15, 2014
This coverage notes that Washington, DC, Private Equity & Investment Funds partner Christian McBurney has been elected chair of the Tax Section of the District of Columbia Bar Association.
Law360 | July 10, 2014
Gannett Co., Inc.’s acquisition of seven Texas television stations from London Broadcasting Company for $215 million is highlighted among the top deals this week. Nixon Peabody represented Gannett. The deal team noted in the coverage includes Public Company Transactions practice group leader John Partigan, Labor & Employment partners Brian Kopp and Michael Hausknecht, Tax partner Christian McBurney, Antitrust partner Gordon Lang and counsel Alycia Ziarno, and associates Tiana Butcher and Pierce Han.
The Deal | July 02, 2014
Client J.M. Waller Associates’ sale to Versar, Inc. is highlighted in this piece. The coverage notes J.M. Waller’s legal team led by securities practice group leader John Partigan and includes partners Brian Kopp and Christian McBurney; associate Pierce Han; and paralegal Alicia Rotella.
Immigration Law Alert | 01.26.17
Public Finance Alert | 01.20.17
Private Clients Alert | 12.27.16
Government Relations Alert | 10.18.16
Public Finance Alert | 08.29.16
Tax Law Alert | 07.05.16
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