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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 been ranked as one of the "Best Law Firms in America" for 2022 by U.S. News-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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Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers Ranked Among Nation's Best Law Firms

November 4, 2021

U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America® has named Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, P.C. of Boston as one of the country's Best Law Firms for Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law, and among the best Boston law firms in six different practice areas on the 2022 Best Law Firms list: Nationally: • Tax Law • Trusts & Estates Law Boston Metro: • Tax Law • Trusts & Estates Law • Commercial Litigation • Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law • Litigation – Trusts & Estates • Family Law Mediation "To have our work acknowledged by our peers and our clients is very rewarding, and is a tribute to the professionalism, dedication, and experience of our attorneys and staff," said Jeff Hart, a founding partner at Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers. "For a regional firm to attain national prominence in multiple practice areas is a significant accomplishment, and to continually rank at the top in such a broad range of practice fields speaks to the remarkable depth we have within our firm." This is the first year that Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers has been recognized as a U.S. News-Best Lawyers Best Law Firm in Commercial Litigation. "The great work that we do and the outcomes we achieve for our clients have established our position as one of Boston's ‘go to' firms for commercial litigation," said Emily C. Shanahan, a partner and Chair of the firm's Litigation Department. "To have this success recognized is appreciated and also motivates our lawyers to continue to deliver results." Best Lawyers in America® is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. The 2022 Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field. Firms included on the 2022 Best Law Firms list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

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Emily Shanahan Article Published in Boston Bar Journal

November 3, 2021

An article by Emily C. Shanahan, Chair of Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers' Litigation Department, has been published in the Boston Bar Journal, a peer reviewed publication of the Boston Bar Association. The article, entitled "The Supreme Judicial Court Clarifies For Whom the Order Tolled," examines the SJC's decision in Shaw's Supermarkets, Inc. v. Melendez, in which the Court considered the scope of the tolling provision set forth in its Third Updated Order Regarding Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic.

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Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers Announces 10 Super Lawyers Recognized

October 20, 2021

Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, P.C. has announced that 10 of the firm's attorneys have been recognized as 2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters. Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, P.C. attorneys named to the 2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list are: Richard P. Breed, III: Estate Planning & Probate Law (also named in Tax Law and Business & Corporate Law) Richard P. Breed IV: Tax Law Albert A. DeNapoli: Business Litigation (also named in Family Law, State, Local & Municipal Law) Mark S. Furman: Business Litigation (also named in General Litigation) Jeffrey P. Hart: Closely Held Businesses (also named in Tax Law and Estate Planning & Probate) Michael J. Radin: Mergers & Acquisitions (also named in Closely Held Businesses, Real Estate Law, and Franchise/Dealership Law) William R. Rodgers: Business & Corporate Law (also named in Mergers & Acquisitions) Emily C. Shanahan: Business Litigation Melissa E. Sydney: Estate Planning & Probate Law Edward D. Tarlow: Estate Planning & Probate Law (also named in Closely Held Businesses and Business & Corporate Law) Super Lawyers attorney rankings recognize no more than five percent of each state's attorneys in the Super Lawyers list. The Super Lawyers list is created methodically and objectively by combining research with peer nomination and review.

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