"Knowledge, staying current and having the ability to understand and apply recent decisions are essential to providing skillful legal counsel today. It is only the combination of these skills, however, with an understanding of the client and his objectives, that leads to the successful, efficient resolution of a client's problem."
As a founding member of Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, Ed has held a key role in the firm's development and increasing expertise in the areas of taxation, business law and estate planning. Reflecting the multidisciplinary experience that gives substance to the firm's maturity, Ed was a chemical engineer before entering the legal profession.
"Who Will Follow the Leader?," Small Firm Business, Summer 2005
"Who should be the trustee of your family's business?," Boston Business Journal, June 10-16, 2005
"Executive Profile," Boston Business Journal, February 18-24, 2005
Co-author: "How to Overcome Complications of Ownership Attribution for Closely Held Corporations," Estate Planning, September/October, 1987
"Non-Pro Rata Stock Surrenders," Taxation for Lawyers, September/October, 1987
"Recent Developments Clarify Tax Effects of Lapse of Crummey Powers," Estate Planning, September/October, 1986
"How to Use Trusts and Estates to Maximize Deductions for Charitable Contributions," Estate Planning, March/April, 1986
"Despite Risks, Personal Holding Companies Provide Many Opportunities for Estate Planners," Estate Planning, January, 1985
"Increase of Trust Benefits Through Situs Change," Financial and Estate Planning (CCH), June, 1984
"Knowledge of the IRS's Approach Can Increase Taxpayers' Success on Questions of Valuation," Estate Planning, May, 1983