April 22, 2010, Manchester, NH and Woburn, Massachusetts – The McLane Law Firm welcomes attorney Richard M. Stone to its TradeCenter 128 office location in Woburn, Massachusetts.
Rick’s practice focuses on State Tax and Federal Tax matters, including planning, audits, appeals and litigation. He serves businesses and individuals throughout the country, and works closely with accounting firms and financial firms whose clients need specialized expertise in complex State Tax and Federal Tax issues. His representation includes tax planning and controversy/litigation services, tax analysis and research, advising management on complex tax issues, analyzing proposed legislation and regulations, preparing memoranda with technical advice, and proposing creative solutions. His deep U.S. and international business experience includes serving as General Counsel of two major multi national U.S. companies, Western Development Corporation (later known as The Mills Corporation), a national real estate developer of large shopping centers, and APCOA, Inc., then the world’s largest developer and owner of parking lots. Rick also serves as a mediator of major business disputes, acting as a fair and impartial intermediary between the parties, focused on efficient and effective results for all parties.
Rick is an active member of the Taxation Section Council, the leadership group of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Taxation Section, and is Chair of its State Tax Practice Group. Rick was a featured Speaker on tax issues at the 2010 Massachusetts Bar Association Annual Conference. On a national level, Rick serves as a Member of the American Bar Association Advisory Panel, a group of lawyers that informs the ABA’s priorities and decisions, by providing opinions about the direction of the ABA and issues facing the legal profession.
He is admitted to the Bar in Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, DC, and the U.S. Tax Court. He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and his B.S. in Mathematics from Lafayette College.
Rick and his wife live in Boston’s Ashmont Hill neighborhood. He will serve McLane’s clients in the firm’s newly expanded TradeCenter 128 office in Woburn.
About the McLane Law Firm
Founded in 1919, the McLane Law Firm is one of New England’s premier full-service law firms with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as well as Woburn, Massachusetts. Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients. www.mclane.com