Bryan MacCormack

Bryan MacCormack

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Notable Experience

  • Serve as counsel to individuals and families by implementing wealth transfer strategies to minimize estate, gift, generation skipping, and income tax impact on wealth transfers.
  • Successfully negotiated with the IRS the removal of a $105,000 tax penalty for a client.
  • Asset protection: Drafted and implemented a series of Delaware limited liability companies for the purchase of multiple fishing vessels for a large commercial fishing company.
  • Drafted and funded a family limited partnership with $10,000,000 of real estate. The limited partnership units were then sold and gifted to a grantor type irrevocable trust.
  • Served as counsel to property owner involving complex $35,000,000 real estate transaction with large home improvement chain. Implemented asset protection plan by selling non-voting membership units of an LLC to an irrevocable trust to optimize estate tax deferrals and savings.
  • Served as borrower counsel for $16,000,000 commercial real estate loan refinance.

 

Education

Boston University, Thomas Cooley University of Ma, Amherst,
  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA, LL.M. (Tax)
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI, Juris Doctor
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, Bachelor of Business Administration

Memberships

BEPC MA Barr Associations Boston Barr Association
  • Boston Estate Planning Council
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
    Taxation Section - Tax Counsel
  • Boston Bar Association - Volunteer Lawyers Project

Biography

Bryan MacCormack received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He received his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. After graduating from law school, he attended Boston University School of Law and earned a Masters of Tax Law degree (L.L.M.). Bryan practices in the areas of tax law, asset protection, bankruptcy, estate and Medicaid planning, probate and trust administration, and business succession planning. He is a former assistant state attorney in Florida, and as a prosecutor he was responsible for hundreds of cases each month, and was lead counsel in many successful jury trials. Bryan handles many federal and state tax controversy cases, and has settled cases with the IRS, Appeals Office, United States Tax Court, and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. He is admitted to the Bar in Massachusetts, Florida, New Hampshire, and the District of Columbia.

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Florida
  • New Hampshire
  • District of Columbia.

Publications