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Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, P.C. provides legal counsel to businesses, individuals, and families, often spanning multiple generations. The firm’s expertise includes negotiating complex business transactions; providing sophisticated tax, estate planning and business succession strategies; litigating high value business and fiduciary disputes; purchasing, financing and leasing real property; and resolving family law and marital conflicts.  The firm’s lawyers have the knowledge and experience to provide our clients with unwavering and compassionate representation in our areas of expertise.

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We are pleased to announce that Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers has once again been ranked as one of the "Best Law Firms in America" by U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers. These rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. We are honored to receive this recognition.

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Emily Shanahan Elected a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

October 21, 2019

TBHR'S Emily C. Shanahan, Chair of the firm's litigation department, has been selected as a Fellow by Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). LCA is an honorary society for trial lawyers whose membership is limited to 3,500 individuals, representing less than one-half of one percent of the country's lawyers, judges, and scholars. Fellowship in LCA is highly selective and by invitation only, and Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation at the trial and appellate levels and superior ethical reputation. Ms. Shanahan is an experienced litigator, handling a broad range of complex business and commercial disputes, including contract disputes, partnership disputes, real estate litigation, misclassification/Wage Act claims, business torts, and anti-SLAPP motion practice. Ms. Shanahan is a graduate of Bowdoin College and Georgetown University Law Center. After law school, Ms. Shanahan served as a law clerk to Honorable Paul J. Barbadoro of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

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TBHR Sponsors BBJ Power Breakfast on Family Business

October 3, 2019

Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, P.C. was a featured sponsor of the Boston Business Journal's Family Business Power Breakfast on October 3, 2019 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. TBHR Partner Jeff Hart delivered welcoming remarks to the more than 200 attendees to start to program. This was followed by a lively panel discussion moderated by BBJ Market President Carolyn M. Jones with panelists, John Stephans, CEO of Zildjian Company, David Winston, owner of Winston Flowers, William J. Cleary, III, President of Cleary Insurance, and Ted Clark, Executive Director of the Center for Family Business at Northeastern University. The discussion involved the many issues faced by family businesses trying to successfully transition ownership and management to future generations. The panelists provided constructive insights into how they have met and overcome challenges to keep family businesses vibrant and thriving. We are proud to have played a part in supporting this important and valuable event. The BBJ Power Breakfast Series offers many compelling topics and insightful discussion on issues that drive our region's business and economy.

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TBHR Advises on Merger of Westport Strategies with CapAcuity

September 20, 2019

TBHR's Corporate Law and Business Transactions practice group served as legal advisor to Westport Strategies, LLC in the company's sale to CapAcuity, LLC. Both companies provide executive benefits and compensation services to clients across the U.S., including consulting, investment advisory and asset management services. Westport brought an industry leading administrative platform to add to CapAcuity's already broad platform. The TBHR team included Jeff Hart, Michael Radin and Richard Breed IV. TBHR's attorneys provide integrated services for buyers and sellers, including formulating deal structure, providing tax guidance, managing intellectual property, employee matters, and deal financing. "We were very pleased with the thoroughness and technical expertise that TBHR brought to the process," said Scott Seibel, Managing Director of Westport Strategies. "They really looked out for our interests while guiding us through the process."

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