The law firm of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP is pleased to announce that Christopher M. Flanagan is joining the firm's Tax, Benefits & Compensation Department as a partner in Boston.
Flanagan focuses his practice on the analysis and resolution of tax issues arising from a variety of transactions. He advises public and private companies in matters such as taxable and tax-free acquisitions and divestitures of corporate subsidiaries and divisions, as well as reorganizations and restructurings. He also provides counsel on the formation and structure of joint ventures, and funds for private equity and venture capital investments.
"Chris adds impressive depth to our group, and we are delighted to welcome him back to Edwards Wildman,” said Steven Paul, the head of the firm’s Tax, Benefits & Compensation Department. “He will provide valuable counsel to our clients needing tax advice in a number of industries, including insurance, life sciences, information technology, and communications."
Flanagan joins Edwards from the Boston office of Sullivan & Worcester, where he was a tax partner. Previously, he was a partner at Palmer & Dodge, one of the legacy firms that now form Edwards Wildman.
Recognized by the prestigious Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in tax, Flanagan is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York. He earned a BS degree from Villanova, a JD from Boston University School of Law, and an LLM in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.