Five MBBP Attorneys Selected for 2018 Super Lawyers / Rising Stars List

Super Lawyers, “a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement,” has named their selections for Super Lawyers and Rising Stars of 2018. The selection process involves peer nominations, independent research and peer evaluations. MBBP announces attorneys Peter Barnes-Brown, John Hession, Joe Marrow, and John Tumilty have been chosen …

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Upcoming event – Navigating the Road to Business Success: Advice from Women Forging Their Own Path

Join us on the morning of Thursday, November 8 from 7:30-9am as we host an all-female panel of women leading the business world. They will share their advice for success and traps for the unwary. MBBP corporate attorney Elizabeth Bitar will moderate the panel. Topics will include: How to make genuine connections Career growth strategies …

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Jeffry Severson and Elizabeth Bitar Join MBBP as Associates

MBBP welcomed two new associates to its intellectual property and corporate practices, Jeffry C. Severson and Elizabeth A. Bitar. Jeff's intellectual property practice will focus on protecting his clients' inventions and growing their intellectual property portfolios. Prior to joining the Firm, Jeff worked as an operations research patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office. As a corporate …

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Corporate Venture Capital: Unique Opportunities and Special Considerations for Startup Companies – Event, May 3rd

Our next venture capital event, Corporate Venture Capital: Unique Opportunities and Special Considerations for Startup Companies, will be held on Thursday, May 3 from 4:30-6pm at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). Moderated by Scott Bleier, the panel will discuss the special considerations that go into a corporate venture capital financial transaction, both from the perspective of …

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MBBP Marketing Team Wins First Place National Legal Marketing Association Your Honor Award

At the 2018 Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Annual Conference, the MBBP Marketing Department, led by Jaclyn Braga, was awarded the First Place Your Honor Award for Marketing Management and Leadership: Internal Marketing. The Your Honor Awards is an international award program that recognizes excellence in legal marketing by promoting projects and programs that provide innovation and return …

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Daniel Blanchard Joins MBBP as Corporate Senior Attorney

We are pleased to welcome seasoned Corporate Senior Attorney Daniel J. Blanchard to the Firm. Dan advises his clients on corporate governance, strategic commercial transactions, equity and debt fundraising activities, and mergers and acquisitions. Dan also counsels lower-to-mid-market private equity funds and family offices in connection with their investments, the management of portfolio companies, and leveraged “roll-up” …

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2018 Tax Reform: Life Sciences Update – April 24

Register today! On April 24th in our Waltham office, MBBP and Withum will host the 2018 Tax Reform: Life Sciences Update. Just like the life sciences industry is constantly changing and evolving, the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has done the same to the U.S. tax code. During this seminar, Shawn C. Henderson, CPA, …

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2018 VC and M&A Forum: M&A Transaction Readiness Panel Recap

By: Joe Hunt “M&A transaction readiness encompasses far more than just business performance and readiness of ownership,” so said Mary Beth Kerrigan, a Partner in MBBP's corporate group, on a panel on M&A transaction readiness at the firm’s 2018 VC and M&A Forum. Brian Ennis, President of EnniTech LLC remarked that, “M&A transaction readiness also …

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Scott Bleier Joins Faculty at Boston University School of Law

MBBP corporate attorney Scott Bleier has joined the faculty at Boston University School of Law as an adjunct professor. He will be teaching Venture Capital Financing during the spring semester. The course will be designed to provide students with an understanding of the business, economic, psychological and legal issues that confront lawyers and their venture …

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Elevations Launch the New Year at MBBP

    We are pleased to announce that Faith Kasparian and Jonathan Calla have each been elevated to the rank of Member at MBBP. An Intellectual Property attorney with more than fifteen years of experience, and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP-US), Faith focuses her practice on privacy and data security, and on transactions involving the development and …

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