William F. Griffin, Jr. Chairs Seminar on Business Organizations


July 19, 2005 - Boston, MA
For more information contact: Joanne Thorud
(617) 589-3894; jthorud@davismalm.com

On July 19, 2005, Davis Malm attorney William F. Griffin, Jr. chaired a seminar titled "Business Organizations: Practical Information and Step-By-Step Guidance." The seminar offered substantive advice and practical information on forming a new business, choosing the proper business entity, raising capital, and other issues that affect a new business entity. Mr. Griffin will discuss the fiduciary duties of officers, directors and owners in the various stages of development of a business. The seminar was offered by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.

Mr. Griffin is a shareholder at Davis Malm. He has extensive experience with sophisticated business and financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, venture capital financing, tax-exempt bond financings, tax shelter syndications, equipment lease transactions, state and municipal finance, foreign investment in U.S. real estate, and bank and utility regulation. He also has extensive experience in real estate transactions, including condominiums, subdivisions, mortgages and mortgage foreclosures, commercial leasing, construction and permanent financing, as well as zoning practice, litigation, work-outs and asset recoveries. Mr. Griffin is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.

About Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, P.C.
Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a general practice law firm that concentrates on finding solutions for businesses and individuals in corporate, real estate, financing, insolvency and restructuring, employment, environmental regulation, litigation, and trusts and estate planning matters. Clear thinking, tough-mindedness, and a firm commitment to its clients' interests are the touchstones of Davis Malm's practice. The firm is known for its collaborative service, conservative staffing, and alertness to individual client needs.

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Mr. Griffin discussed the fiduciary duties of officers, directors and owners in the various stages of development of a business.