On December 21, Davis Malm shareholder Bill Griffin was featured as part of Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s (MCLE) One-Hour Practical Skills Lecture Recording Series. His lecture, “Organizing a Massachusetts Business” is available on the MCLE website, and is a valuable tool for junior attorneys entering the field.

Bill’s presentation explored the characteristics of the seven common forms of business organizations, with a focus on LLCs and corporations. He discussed tax classification of businesses, double taxation of C corporations, and sale of assets and liquidation. Bill will also provide a summary of choice of entity factors, including limited liability, tax rates, confidentiality, capital formation, and exit strategies.

Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education is the Massachusetts legal community’s premier provider of hands-on educational programs and reference materials. MCLE aims to raise the caliber of lawyers’ professional and ethical service to their clients and communities, by providing comprehensive and practical continuing legal education of the highest quality. MCLE’s Practical Skills Lectures serve as a resource for new lawyers, covering a range of common practice fundamentals and situations.

For more information contact: Joanne Thorud
(617) 589-3894; jthorud@davismalm.com

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