The Tax Section offers a forum for exchanging ideas and information about tax law. Section members share their expertise to promote understanding of federal and state tax laws and regulations, and join in efforts to improve the laws and procedures for their implementation.

Tax Committees

  • ERISA Committee
    This committee focuses on tax and labor law relating to qualified and non-qualified employee retirement and welfare benefit plans and executive compensation. Its monthly meetings deal with a range of topics, including benefits and compensation planning techniques and plan design; emerging issues; and federal and state statutory and regulatory changes affecting benefit plans.

    Contact Information

    James Theodore Mattus

    Goodwin Procter LLP

    (617) 570-3916

    Crescent A. Moran Chasteen

    Goodwin Procter LLP

  • Federal Tax and Business Transactions Committee
    This committee addresses a range of federal taxation issues, including issues relating to corporate mergers and acquisitions, corporate spin-offs and split-ups, business formations, structuring debt and equity investments, tax-favored investment vehicles (e.g. RICs, REMICs, FASITs and REITs) and other business transactions.

    Contact Information

    Alyssa Kollmeyer

    Ropes & Gray LLP

    (617) 951-7000

    Brian E Hammell

    Sullivan & Worcester LLP

    (617) 752-4128

  • International Tax Committee
    This committee covers international taxation issues. Treasury and IRS officials periodically are invited to address the committee.

    Contact Information

    Marianne F.K. Kane


    (617) 912-9000

    Josh Leclair


    (617) 988-1000

  • State & Local Tax Committee
    This committee focuses on Massachusetts tax issues and frequently features speakers from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.

    Contact Information

    Alexis Morrison-Howe

    Deloitte, LLP

    (617) 437-2000

    Michael E Porter

    Hemenway & Barnes LLP

    (617) 557-9714

  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.