Sullivan & Worcester LLP Announces Two New Partners

S&W Press Release
January 13, 2012

Boston, MA – January 13, 2012 – Sullivan & Worcester LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of two attorneys to partnership, Kevin M. Colmey and David H. Kaplan, bolstering the firm’s litigation and tax practices.

"These individuals have made significant contributions to the firm and to our clients and it is a privilege to welcome them to Sullivan & Worcester’s partnership," said Co-Managing Partner, Joel R. Carpenter. “We look forward to their continued leadership and success.”

The following is brief biographical information about each of our new partners:

Kevin M. Colmey, Litigation, Boston

Mr. Colmey focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation including professional liability and malpractice-related cases, and matters before the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers, the CFA Institute and other administrative bodies. Mr. Colmey has extensive litigation experience in federal and state courts, and has represented clients in connection with a broad range of civil and criminal claims, including professional malpractice, negligence, unfair competition and claims under the federal securities laws. Mr. Colmey has also successfully represented insurers and insureds in coverage disputes arising under D&O and other insurance policies.

David H. Kaplan, Tax, Boston

Mr. Kaplan’s practice focuses on structuring mergers and acquisitions; structuring real estate transactions, including real estate investment trust (REIT) transactions; international tax planning for multinational clients; and other tax planning for business entities. Prior to joining Sullivan & Worcester, Mr. Kaplan concentrated on corporate law, primarily mergers and acquisitions, securities law and advice to private companies.

About Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Sullivan & Worcester LLP is a leading corporate law firm providing counsel to domestic and international clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With more than 185 lawyers in Boston, New York and Washington, D.C., the firm offers services in a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, securities, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, tax, real estate, private equity and venture capital, bankruptcy, environment and natural resources, climate change, renewable energy and water resources, regulatory law, and employment and benefits. Sullivan & Worcester is also recognized for its representation of REITs and its deep expertise in mutual fund law. For more information please visit


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