Discussing tax laws and procedures


Annual Meeting Featuring Piper Kerman

The Boston Bar Annual Meeting is one of the largest legal community gatherings of its kind. The event is an opportunity for Boston Bar members, their friends & colleagues, as well as leaders from a variety of professional sectors throughout the Commonwealth to come together for an afternoon of inspiration and thought leadership focused on the law and the evolving landscape of the legal profession.
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Tax Committees

  • ERISA Committee
    This committee focuses on tax and labor law relating to qualified and non-qualified employee retirement and welfare benefit plans and executive compensation. Its monthly meetings deal with a range of topics, including benefits and compensation planning techniques and plan design; emerging issues; and federal and state statutory and regulatory changes affecting benefit plans.

    Contact Information

    Rachel Faye Smith

    Murtha Cullina LLP

    (617) 457-4023

    James Barr Haines

    Fidelity Investments

    (617) 392-0227

  • Federal Tax and Business Transactions Committee
    This committee addresses a range of federal taxation issues, including issues relating to corporate mergers and acquisitions, corporate spin-offs and split-ups, business formations, structuring debt and equity investments, tax-favored investment vehicles (e.g. RICs, REMICs, FASITs and REITs) and other business transactions.

    Contact Information

    Pamela L. Glazier

    Ropes & Gray LLP

    (617) 951-7420

    Meghan M. Walsh

    Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

    (617) 526-6132

  • International Tax Committee
    This committee covers international taxation issues. Treasury and IRS officials periodically are invited to address the committee.

    Contact Information

    R. D. David Young

    RDDY Consulting LLC

    Jo-Ann Nessralla

    Fidelity Investments

    (617) 563-4102

  • State & Local Tax Committee
    This committee focuses on Massachusetts tax issues and frequently features speakers from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.

    Contact Information

    Michael T. Fatale

    Massachusetts Department of Revenue

  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.