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John McLaughlin

 
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Contact Information:
Berluti, McLaughlin & Kutchin, LLC
617-557-3030kim-kramer-bmk-logo
jmclaughlin@bmklegal.com
44 School Street, 9th Floor, 
Boston, Ma 02108

 

 

Mr. McLaughlin is a founding partner of Berluti, McLaughlin & Kutchin LLP, with an established practice representing private, closely-held and family businesses and their owners. Mr. McLaughlin focuses his practice on advising business owners on all legal issues related to the operation of a successful business including business formation and start-up, shareholder and buy-sell agreements, asset protection, partnerships and joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. As more and more of his clients have become mature businesses, Mr. McLaughlin developed a particular expertise in business succession planning and developing exit strategies for business owners. He has also assisted many family businesses in transitioning the ownership of the business to the next generation of the family. In addition, Mr. McLaughlin deals with all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions and financing, commercial leasing, estate planning, and has extensive trial experience in civil and criminal litigation, including business disputes and real estate litigation.

Prior to joining Berluti, McLaughlin & Kutchin, Mr. McLaughlin was a partner at Berluti & McLaughlin LLC, served as an Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County and was a Partner of Voke & McLaughlin.

Representative Engagements

•    Representing the acquirer of an international licensing and distribution company out of foreclosure.
•    Representing a group of licensee sellers in the sale of manufacturing and distribution businesses to a private equity group.
•    Representing a regional retail outlet in the transfer of ownership of family-owned businesses to the next generation.
•    Representing various professional services groups in the negotiation of shareholder arrangements.
•    Representing a successful local entrepreneur in various business ventures including a multi-phase condominium project.
•    Representing a well known family-owned real estate development company in the wind-down of its affairs and the transfer of assets to the next generation.
•    Representing various local business owners in connection with day-to-day corporate governance matters, real estate acquisitions and leasing, estate planning and the transfer of their businesses to the next generation.
•    Representing the owner of a regional retail chain in day-to-day corporate governance matters, real estate leasing transactions and other contract matters.

Distinctions and Significant Matters

•    published in the Boston Business Journal
•    published in the Banker & Tradesman
•    frequent speaker on business law

Education

•    J.D., Suffolk University Law School, 1981
•    B.A., Tufts University, 1977. Magna cum laude

Admissions

•    Massachusetts
•    United States District Court for Massachusetts

Memberships, Affiliations and Personal Interests

•    Boston Bar Association
•    Massachusetts Bar Association
•    Real Estate Bar Association
•    IES (Innovative Exit Strategies)