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PRACTICE AREAS:
Business Start-Ups, Business Purchases, Sales and Financings, Limited Liability Companies, Trademarks/Copyrights, Franchising, and General Business Law.

LICENSED TO PRACTICE:
Massachusetts, 1966; Rhode Island, 1983

EDUCATION:
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, LL.B. [J.D.], 1966
Virginia Law Review, Editorial Board (1965-1966)
Order of the Coif  [legal Phi Beta Kappa]

AMHERST COLLEGE, B.A., 1963

WORK EXPERIENCE:

BUSINESS ATTORNEY AND COUNCILOR
     [self employed]
Providence, Rhode Island
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
(June 1995 - PRESENT)

HINCKLEY, ALLEN & SNYDER, LLP
     [70+ lawyers]
Providence, Rhode Island
Partner (1986 - June 1995)
Associate (1983 - 1985)

TAYLOR RENTAL CORPORATION
     [public corporation]
Springfield, Massachusetts
General Counsel, Vice President (1973 - 1982)

ROPES & GRAY, LLP
     [1100+ lawyers worldwide]
Boston, Massachusetts office
Associate (1966 - 1973)

PRACTICE:
- Practice concentrates in providing comprehensive legal services to private businesses and their owners with extensive practice in the formation, financing and operations of limited liability companies, corporations and other business entities; and purchases and sales of businesses.
- Knowledgeable regarding protection of trademarks and copyrights and experience with federal securities law issues.
- Actively participated in drafting Rhode Island's limited liability company law.
 
LECTURESHIPS :
Frequent presenter, Rhode Island Bar Association CLE; several publications regarding Rhode Island's Limited Liability Company Act.


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