DATELINE: BOSTON, MASS.
The New England Chapter of the Family Firm Institute recently honored Attorney Ed Tarlow,
a founding member of Tarlow, Breed Hart & Rodgers, P.C. of Boston,
MA, for his personal and professional generosity and leadership at the
chapter's quarterly meeting held on December 4, 2008.
served as President of the largest and most well established chapter of
the Family Firm Institute in the country, the New England Chapter
(NEC), from 2000 until 2008. Tarlow was cited for special recognition by
the NEC for his tireless work catalyzing sponsors, inspiring
membership, developing NEC Committees, and serving as the driving force
for many collaborative efforts.
In one such notable effort, Tarlow was instrumental in
the creation of the Massachusetts Family Business Awards program, an
annual competition designed to promote and highlight the many
achievements of Massachusetts-based, family owned businesses, which is
now entering its third successful year.
As a senior member of Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers,
P.C., Tarlow has played a key role in increasing the firm's expertise
in the areas of taxation, business law, and estate planning, which are
areas of paramount importance to family-owned businesses. Tarlow is a
member of the Boston Estate Planning Council, Attorneys for Family-Held
Enterprises, the Society for Trust and Estate Planners, the
Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Bar Association, as well as
the Family Firm Institute.
In addition to having a wealth of published articles to
his credit, Tarlow has achieved many noteworthy accomplishments. He
received the SBANE (Smaller Business Association of New England)
Community Service Award in 2007, was named the Boston Estate Planner of
the Year in 2003 by the Boston Estate Planning Council, and was selected
as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer by Boston Magazine in 2004, 2005, 2006,
2007, and 2008.
About the Family Firm Institute
The Family Firm Institute
(FFI) is an international professional membership organization
dedicated to providing interdisciplinary education and networking
opportunities for family business and family wealth advisors,
consultants, educators and researchers and to increasing public
awareness about trends and developments in the family business and
family wealth fields. The New England Chapter now boasts the largest
membership of any chapter in FFI with members representing all
consultant and advisory groups who work with family businesses.
Recent statistics indicate that more than 80 % of all
business enterprises in North America are family owned and operated, and
that they account for 60% of total U.S. employment, 78% of all new
jobs, and 65% of wages paid. Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers focuses
on working with family businesses, in particular, assisting them with
the challenges of business succession between generations, as well as
with issues involving corporate law, taxation, litigation, and estate
About Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C.
Formed in 1991, Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C.
is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive legal services to
its clients. Featuring a breadth and depth of experience and
perspective usually found only at larger law firms, Tarlow, Breed, Hart
& Rodgers. P.C. offers sophisticated legal counsel to
entrepreneurs, businesses, individuals, families, and institutions.
Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers’ areas of expertise
include corporate law, employment matters, mergers and acquisitions,
litigation and dispute resolution, estate planning, taxation, real
estate, bankruptcy, and municipal law.
The offices of Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C.
are located at 101 Huntington Avenue, Prudential Center, in Boston, MA
02199. For additional information, or to arrange for a consultation,
please call 1-617-218-2000, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.tbhr-law.com.