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Richard P. Breed, III and Greg D. Peterson Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

Monday, August 30, 2010

Boston, MA - Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C. is pleased to announce that The Best Lawyers In America 2011 has recognized partners Richard P. Breed, III in the area of Trusts and Estates Law and Greg D. Peterson in Environmental Law and Real Estate Law.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For over a quarter of a century, Best Lawyers has compiled lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The American Lawyer has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

Mr. Breed has substantial experience working with wealthy families to preserve and protect their children’s inheritance from excessive transfer taxes and from possible interference by third parties, including creditors and divorcing spouses. He also specializes in business succession planning for owners of privately-held enterprises. Mr. Breed advises business enterprises at all stages of their development, including organizational, operational, and merger and acquisition issues. He counsels fiduciaries and beneficiaries in matters of trust and estate administration, and has testified as an expert witness regarding the drafting of trusts to hold closely held business interests. 

Mr. Breed is a graduate of Bowdoin College and Suffolk University Law School, and received his LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University Law School.

Mr. Peterson has over two decades of experience planning and managing complex, high visibility real estate transactions, environmental, permitting and land use projects and legislative engagements for a wide variety of private sector businesses and not-for-profits. He has a strong record of leadership in not-for-profit organizations.

Mr. Peterson is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School.

About Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C.

Formed in 1991, Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C. is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive legal services to its clients. Featuring a breadth and depth of experience and perspective usually found only at larger law firms, Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers. P.C. offers sophisticated legal counsel to entrepreneurs, businesses, individuals, families, and institutions.

Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers’ areas of expertise include corporate law, employment matters, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and dispute resolution, estate planning, taxation, real estate, bankruptcy, and municipal law.

The offices of Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C. are located at 101 Huntington Avenue, Prudential Center, in Boston, MA 02199. For additional information, or to arrange for a consultation, please call (617) 218-2000, e-mail, or visit