Education
  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D.
  • Providence College, B.A.
    • magna cum laude
Bar Memberships
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • Rhode Island
Work Experience
  • Hinckley Allen
    • Partner (2008-Present)
  • Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
    • Partner
  • Fleet Capital Corporation
    • Vice President and Strategic Counsel to The Corporate Aircraft Finance Group
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association, Member Aircraft Financing Subcommittee of the Business Law Section
  • Business Aviation Professionals of New England
  • Connecticut Business Aviation Group
  • Equipment Leasing and Finance Association
  • Massachusetts Business Aviation Association, Former Director
  • National Aircraft Finance Association, Member of the Board of Directors
  • National Aircraft Resale Association, Past Chair, Associate Member Council
  • National Business Aviation Association, Past Chair, Tax Committee and Federal Tax Working Group
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Business Aviation Association, Founder
  • Robb Report Business Aviation Advisory Board Member
Honors & Awards
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Peer Review Rating, Recipient
Speaking Engagements
  • “Private Aircraft Travel: How to navigate around the many options and understanding their value while protecting family assets”Creating an Exceptional Family Office Conference at the Hyatt Regency Boston, MA 9/2014
  • “Pre-Purchase Inspections and Documentation: “The Devil is in the Details” NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum at the Business Jet Center, Dallas, TX 9/2014
  • “Legal Issues Affecting Aircraft Brokers and Other Aviation Professionals” NARA Annual Spring Meeting at The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 5/2014
  • “Case Studies: Aircraft Ownership & Cost Allocation” 2013 NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV 10/2013
  • Panelist: “Thinking Strategically About Your Aircraft Acquisition” NBAA Regional Forum, White Plains, NY  6/2013
  • Panelist: “Aircraft Financing: Loans, Leasing and Tax & Regulatory Issues” 2012 NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Orlando, FL  10/2012
  • “The Ever-Expanding Impact of Federal Excise Tax on Business Aircraft Operations” 2012 Business Aircraft Transactions Conference, New York, NY 6/2012
  • “State Tax Planning” NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV, 10/2011
  • “Current Issues: Regulatory and Tax” Private Aviation Seminar: Market Perspectives on Business Aviation, New York, NY, 6/2011
  • Panelist: “Implications of Foreign Ownership” 2011 NBAA Business Aircraft Transactions Conference, New York, NY, 6/2011
  • “Tax Benefits for Business Aviation in 2011” NBAA Webinar, 1/2011
  • Panelist: “Ethics Issues and Dilemmas in Aircraft Transactions” NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, 10/2010
  • “Maintaining Ethical Standards… Ethical Considerations on Handling Tough Business Issues” 15th Annual Corporate Aircraft Transactions Conference, New York, NY, 6/2010
  • “The Current State of the Business Aviation and Business Aviation Finance Markets” presentation to Aircraft Financing Subcommittee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, Denver, CO, 4/2010
  • “Common Aviation Planning Mistakes” NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, 10/2009
  • Panelist: “What is the New Paradigm for Common Legal and Tax Matters?” – National Aircraft Resale Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 5/2009
  • “Non-Business and Entertainment Use of Company Aircraft” Conklin & deDecker Aircraft Acquisition Planning Seminar, Scottsdale, AZ, 12/2008
  • “Hobby Losses” presentation to NBAA Tax Forum, New York, NY, 5/2008
  • “Expense and Depreciation Deductions for Corporate Aircraft” NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, 10/2008
  • “How the New Entertainment Use Rules Impact the ‘Buy Decision’ and Business Aircraft Operation,” National Aircraft Resale Association Annual Fall Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 9/2007
  • “Savings and Issues in Candidates’ Use of Private Jets” quoted, The New York Times, 7/2007
  • Panelist: “Finance Changes” – National Aircraft Finance Association Annual Conference, Naples, FL, 5/2007

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