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BBF Welcomes New Society of Fellows Members - Closes in on 2013 Goal

The Boston Bar Foundation welcomes the below 12 individuals into the Society of Fellows, and commends them for their commitment to expanding access to justice and encouraging community involvement by lawyers. These contributors join 10 others this year in collectively pledging over $100,000 in support of the Foundation's mission. Their investment will help ensure the BBF's ability to support legal services, meaningful public service opportunities, and the expansion of innovative programs to meet needs in our community. Learn more about joining this outstanding group, and how you can help us reach our goal of $250,000 in pledges this year.

Please click here to meet the new Fellows. 

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

    Thomas M. Greene

    Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

    (617) 348-1886

    Amy Sheridan

    Sullivan & Worcester LLP

    (617) 338-2897

  • 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

    Patrick J Hannon

    Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.

    (617) 227-3030

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

    Contact Information

    Nelson Suit

    Burt, Staples & Maner, LLP

    (202) 783-1500

    Laura Thompson

    KPMG, LLP

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

    Contact Information

    Leanne Elizabeth Scott

    McGladrey LLP

    (617) 241 1193

    Jason M. Zorfas

    Ernst & Young LLP

    (617) 585-3554

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