experienced corporate attorney

overview


​Tom practiced corporate and securities law for nearly 10 years with Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar, a large Boston law firm, where he worked as a corporate attorney on a wide range of corporate, commercial, M&A and securities matters for large enterprises, individuals and small businesses. Tom also served 11 years as a senior executive at LoJack Corporation, including 9 years as SVP & GM, International, where his group worked through licensing, distribution, international trade, employment and many other legal matters. Tom began working with dentists through his wife, who owns Bedford Periodontal and Dental Implant Care, and has gained a thorough understanding of the unique needs dentists have when structuring transactions.


General Corporate


Represented both private and public companies in connection with a wide range of contractual and commercial transactions.


Equity and Debt Financing


Represented venture capital firms and founders in connection with numerous investments in growth companies ranging from a few hundred thousand dollars in seed financing to tens of millions of dollars in late stage growth financing.


Represented large venture capital firm in connection with $400 Million investment in preferred and common shares of a publicly traded internet company. 


Represented various issuers in connection with both their initial and follow-on public offerings.


Represented underwriters in connection with both initial and follow-on public offerings


Start Ups


Represented start-up businesses including C Corps, S Corps, and LLCs. Structured relations among founders, developed equity incentive programs, developed intellectual property protection programs, set up employee agreements and policies, structured fund raising, including SBA loans and angel investments.


Mergers & Acquisitions


Represented private equity firms in connection with a number of transactions, including:


  • The acquisition and subsequent sale of a leading nationwide provider of credit reporting services
  • The acquisition of a super-regional chain of eye care centers
  • ​The acquisition of a regional telecommunications provider based in the Caribbean, and
  • The acquisition of a leading national provider of consumer safety products.


Represented publicly traded web company in connection with bolt-on acquisitions of complementary web sites. 


Dental Practices


Represented dentists in connection with practice acquisitions, buy-ins, shareholders agreements, real estate leases, bank loans, employment agreements, non-competition agreements, and general corporate representation.