Eric concentrates his practice in the areas of tax planning and tax controversy. He assists his clients in all matters of tax planning, with a focus on REITs, real estate funds, and international tax. Recently, he was part of the team that advised a public REIT on its $10 billion acquisition of another public REIT, and he regularly advises clients on the tax aspects fund offerings and participations or investments in funds.

Eric also has extensive experience in tax controversy matters and has represented clients with tax disputes before the IRS, state authorities, the US Tax Court and Federal Courts. Recently, he has advised several clients on sales and use tax collection and filing obligations and exposure related to their national presence, including a multi-state voluntary disclosure that brought a client into sales and use tax compliance nationwide. Additionally, he has experience assisting clients with international tax planning, including issues related to international assets, foreign asset reporting, and expatriation for individuals and both in-bound and out-bound international tax issues for businesses.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • United States Tax Court
  • Massachusetts Federal District Court
  • 1st Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

  • LL.M., Boston University School of Law
  • J.D., Boston College Law School
  • B.A., Whitman College

Awards & Honors

  • "Rising Star," Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2016-2018, 2020-2022)

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