McLane Middleton understands that taxes directly affect the bottom line of every business.

Our tax law department is knowledgeable and experienced in assisting clients on a variety of tax-related transactions and business and tax planning matters, including:

  • Corporations
  • Individuals
  • Small, closely held businesses
  • Multinational conglomerates
  • Shareholders
  • Tax Exempt Entities
  • Buyers and Sellers

Our tax law attorneys provide clients with creative and individually tailored solutions that are specially designed to help them achieve their business and financial objectives.  Our tax attorneys have the unique perspective of frequently participating in the drafting of New Hampshire’s tax legislation.

Federal Tax Planning

McLane Middleton tax attorneys advise clients on a broad range of federal tax planning issues.

Please explore our Federal Tax Planning practice.

Retirement Plans and Employee Benefits

McLane Middleton provides a range of employee benefit advice to help clients select, implement, and administer employee benefit plans.

Please explore our Retirement Plans and Employee Benefits practice.

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

Our tax attorneys capably structure Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) transactions, particularly from the perspective of plan sponsors, fiduciaries, and selling equity holders, and draft documentation for all aspects of those transactions.

Please explore our Employee Stock Ownership Plans practice.

Executive Compensation Planning

McLane Middleton’s Tax Group designs all types of nonqualified plans for corporate and tax exempt entities. 

Please explore our Executive Compensation Planning practice.

State & Local Tax Planning

Our attorneys regularly represent clients confronting state and local tax issues.

Please explore our State & Local Tax Planning practice.

Tax Controversy

McLane Middleton's tax law expertise includes representing clients involved in various federal and state tax controversies.

Please explore our Tax Controversy practice.

Tax-Exempt Entities

McLane Middleton’s tax attorneys comprehensively guide our clients in forming and maintaining tax-exempt entities.

Please explore our Tax-Exempt Entities practice.

International Tax Planning

McLane Middleton is accomplished in helping U.S. and non-U.S. clients conduct their international business operations.

Please explore our International Tax Planning practice.

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Integrity and trust

At McLane Middleton we establish and maintain long-standing relationships with our clients to help us better achieve their unique goals over time. This approach to building trust requires that our esteemed lawyers and professionals use their broad, in-depth knowledge and work together with integrity to ascertain sound resolutions to legal matters for their clients.

Strength in numbers

McLane Middleton is made up of more than 105 attorneys who represent a broad range of clients throughout the region, delivering customized solutions. As a firm we are recognized as having the highest legal ability rating. The firm is rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as one of the nation's leading law firms in Chambers USA. Our attorneys are distinguished leaders in their respective practice areas.

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Commitment and collaboration

McLane Middleton's versatile group of attorneys and paralegals become trusted authorities on each case through collaboration. We work with our clients to learn their individual needs first and foremost and, together, we develop comprehensive solutions to their specific legal matters. This approach helps us exceed our clients' expectations efficiently and effectively, client by client, case by case.

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A history of excellence

McLane Middleton was established in 1919 in New Hampshire, and has five offices across two states. However, deep historical roots don't allow you to become innate. Our firm is organized, technological, and knowledgeable. Our history means we are recognized. But our reputation is built on the highest quality of service and experience in very specific areas of law.

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Intelligence paired with action

Our team continuously seeks opportunities to enhance their professional development and put key learnings to action. The pursuit of further insight guides us to volunteer service opportunities, speaking engagements, and teaching roles. Our lawyers are sought after thought leaders across their industries, and recipients of leadership awards throughout the region.