Get to Know Trusts & Estates Associate Megan Dean

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Megan Dean recently joined RIW as an associate in the Trusts & Estates group. Her practice focuses on estate and tax planning for individuals and families ranging from young clients who are beginning to acquire wealth to high net worth clients seeking to preserve multigenerational wealth. Why did you become a lawyer? I became a…

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Get to Know Corporate Associate Colby Trace

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Colby Trace recently joined RIW’s Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Banking Groups as an associate. He guides private businesses through complex change of control transactions, representing buyers and sellers in both strategic and financial transactions. Learn more about him and his career path in this Q&A. Why did you become a lawyer? I became a…

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Adam Gutbezahl to Speak at the MPI New England Chapter’s 2024 Educational Institute

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Adam Gutbezahl will be a featured speaker at the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) New England Chapter’s 2024 Educational Institute in Providence, RI. Adam’s session titled, “Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace: Friend or Foe?”, will take place on February 6 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm. Adam represents individuals and businesses on complex commercial, employment, land use and…

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POSTED IN: Employment Law, Events

Kelly Caralis to Speak at the New England Bar & Restaurant Show on Successfully Managing the Life Cycle of a Restaurant

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On February 4, from 11:30 AM to 12:15 PM Hospitality Group Co-Chair Kelly Caralis will co-present a panel at the New England Bar & Restaurant Show on “Successfully Managing the Life Cycle of a Restaurant; Open, Operate, Exit.” Kelly, alongside Alex Weiss and Paul Turano, will delve into the critical elements that mark success in…

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality Practice Group

Navigating New Disclosures Under the Corporate Transparency Act

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The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) generated substantial commentary throughout 2023 as businesses and advisors worked to determine compliance and reporting burdens imposed by the Act in advance of its January 1, 2024 effective date. Originally passed in 2021, the CTA is the first federal law that requires non-exempt business entities to disclose the identity of…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate & Business

Adam Gutbezahl to Co-Present a Rhode Island SHRM Webinar on How AI Can Enhance Everyday Business Practices

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On January 18 at 12pm ET, Adam Gutbezahl will co-present a webinar for the Rhode Island SHRM Chapter with Julie Alig from JLA Analytics on how AI can enhance everyday business practices, focusing on user-friendly tools and strategies that require minimal technical know-how. The session will also explore the legal side of AI, and will…

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POSTED IN: Employment Law, Events

Bethany Grazio Named a 2023 Leading Lawyer in Corporate Law by Boston Magazine

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Boston Magazine named Bethany Grazio a 2023 leading lawyer in corporate law. Bethany counsels entrepreneurs and established companies on formation and organizational decisions, private offerings and venture capital financings, and mergers and acquisitions. Bethany often acts as outside general counsel for her clients, advising them on issues ranging from leasing, vendor and customer contracts and compliance….

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Adam Gutbezahl and Sarah Melia Present National Business Institute Program on ChatGPT & Generative AI in Estate Planning

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RIW attorneys Adam Gutbezahl and Sarah Melia recently co-presented a program on “ChatGPT & Generative AI in Estate Planning” for the National Business Institute. The program discussed how generative AI applies to estate planning, from AI assisted drafting and application to client communications. Sarah discussed how reliable (or unreliable) generative AI platforms like ChatGPT can…

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POSTED IN: Employment Law, Events, Trusts & Estates

Boston Magazine Names Adam Barnosky a 2023 Top Land Use Lawyer

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Hospitality Practice co-chair Adam Barnosky was recently named a 2023 top land use lawyer by Boston Magazine. Adam represents commercial real estate owners and developers, retail and office tenants, national hotel operators, cannabis companies, and various professionals and companies within the hospitality industry on a broad range of corporate matters, including commercial real estate development,…

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Kimberly Alley Named a 2023 Top Construction Lawyer by Boston Magazine

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Shareholder Kimberly Alley was recently recognized by Boston Magazine as a 2023 top construction lawyer. Kim represents individuals and businesses in a broad range of construction disputes, employment law issues and general litigation matters. Kim has handled more than 150 trials before state and federal courts, including over 50 jury trials. She concentrates her practice…

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POSTED IN: Construction Law, Employment Law, News