Sullivan & Worcester Grows Boston Office with Three New Hires

16.01.2019 | Press Release

Sullivan & Worcester has announced that Alijah ArahCaroline Kupiec and Spencer Stone have joined the firm. The Boston-based trio enhances and strengthens Sullivan & Worcester’s growing Tax, Employment & Benefits and Real Estate practices. The firm also recently promoted Maura Carney (Tax/Trusts & Estates) and Eric Simanek (Investment Management) to partners.

“Sullivan & Worcester continues to focus on attracting and retaining top attorneys to better serve our clients,” said Joel Carpenter, Managing Partner. “These lawyers bring a wealth of impressive experience, providing us with additional opportunities to expand our capabilities in all our major markets.”

Alijah Arah is an associate in the Employment & Benefits Group and the Tax Department. He focuses on equity compensation plans, labor and ERISA issues, as well as structuring for federal, state, local and international tax optimization for proposed public and private mergers and acquisitions. Alijah received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law and his LL.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Prior to joining Sullivan & Worcester, Alijah was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis.

Caroline Kupiec is an associate in the Tax Department. She represents clients from a range of industries, including private equity, manufacturing and insurance, before federal and state tax authorities at all stages of the controversy process. Caroline received her J.D., with honors, from the Washington School of Law and her LL.M. from the University of Washington School of Law. Caroline was previously withh KPMG as a senior associate in their Tax Controversy Services.

Spencer Stone is counsel in the Real Estate Department. Spencer joins the firm from Murtha Culina and is experienced in all aspects of commercial and corporate law. He represents clients in real estate, commercial financing, business transactions, general corporate and commercial matters. His representation of clients includes negotiation of loan documentation, purchase and sale agreements, leases and entity formation, as well as commercial real estate and asset-based lending transactions. Spencer received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Western New England School of Law.

About ZAG-S&W
ZAG-S&W (Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co.) is an international law firm with offices in Israel, the United States, China, and the United Kingdom. The firm’s attorneys specialize in all disciplines of commercial law for both publicly held and private companies, with particular expertise in high-tech, life sciences, international transactions, and capital markets. ZAG-S&W provides result-driven legal and business advice to its clients, addressing all aspects of the clients’ business activities, including penetration into new markets in strategic locations. In recent years, the firm has acted on a majority of the equity and debt financing transactions by Israeli technology companies on the NASDAQ. It has been the firm’s experience that the best results, those that give our clients the competitive advantage they need, are attained by coupling professional experience, global presence, and connections with the investor communities in Israel and abroad.

Adva Herrmann

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