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
    • Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Fleet Capital Leasing
    • Vice President and Strategic Counsel to The Corporate Aircraft Finance Group
  • MetLife Capital Corporation
    • Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of MetLife's Equipment Leasing Subsidiary
  • Manufacturers Hanover Leasing Corporation
    • Regional Counsel at money center bank's Equipment Leasing Subsidiary
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
  • “The New Tax Law and Its Impact in Business Aviation & Lending” Panelist at the National Aircraft Finance Association Annual Convention, Coronado Island, CA, May 2018
  • “New Products in the Aircraft Financing Market” Panel Moderator at the National Business Aviation Association Annual Convention and Exposition, Las Vegas, NV, October 2017
  • “Matching State Tax Planning with Ownership Structures” National Business Aviation Association Annual Convention and Exposition, Orlando, FL, October 2016
  • “Residual Values: Where are Aircraft Values Headed?” Panelist at the JetNet iQ Global Business Aviation Summit, New York, NY, September 2016
  • “Piecing Together the Planning Puzzle” National Business Aviation Association Annual Convention and Exposition, Las Vegas, NV, November 2015
  • “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, September 2014
  • “Pre-Purchase Inspections and Documentation: “The Devil is in the Details” NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum at the Business Jet Center, Dallas, TX, September 2014
  • “Legal Issues Affecting Aircraft Brokers and Other Aviation Professionals” NARA Annual Spring Meeting at The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA, May 2014
  • “Case Studies: Aircraft Ownership & Cost Allocation” 2013 NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV, October 2013
  • Panelist: “Thinking Strategically About Your Aircraft Acquisition” NBAA Regional Forum, White Plains, NY, June 2013
  • Panelist: “Aircraft Financing: Loans, Leasing and Tax & Regulatory Issues” 2012 NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, October 2012
  • “The Ever-Expanding Impact of Federal Excise Tax on Business Aircraft Operations” 2012 Business Aircraft Transactions Conference, New York, NY, June 2012
  • “State Tax Planning” NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV, October 2011
  • “Current Issues: Regulatory and Tax” Private Aviation Seminar: Market Perspectives on Business Aviation, New York, NY, June 2011
  • Panelist: “Implications of Foreign Ownership” 2011 NBAA Business Aircraft Transactions Conference, New York, NY, June 2011
  • “Tax Benefits for Business Aviation in 2011” NBAA Webinar, January 2011
  • Panelist: “Ethics Issues and Dilemmas in Aircraft Transactions” NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, October 2010
  • “Maintaining Ethical Standards… Ethical Considerations on Handling Tough Business Issues” 15th Annual Corporate Aircraft Transactions Conference, New York, NY, June 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, April 2010
  • “Common Aviation Planning Mistakes” NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, October 2009
  • Panelist: “What is the New Paradigm for Common Legal and Tax Matters?” – National Aircraft Resale Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, May 2009
  • “Non-Business and Entertainment Use of Company Aircraft” Conklin & deDecker Aircraft Acquisition Planning Seminar, Scottsdale, AZ, December 2008
  • “Hobby Losses” presentation to NBAA Tax Forum, New York, NY, May 2008
  • “Expense and Depreciation Deductions for Corporate Aircraft” NBAA Tax Conference at the NBAA Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, October 2008
  • “How the New Entertainment Use Rules Impact the ‘Buy Decision’ and Business Aircraft Operation,” National Aircraft Resale Association Annual Fall Meeting, Atlanta, GA, September 2007
  • “Savings and Issues in Candidates’ Use of Private Jets” quoted, The New York Times, July 2007
  • Panelist: “Finance Changes” – National Aircraft Finance Association Annual Conference, Naples, FL, May 2007

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