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David R. Sullivan Murtha Cullina LLP Of Counsel

Of Counsel

Boston
Email: drsullivan@murthalaw.com
Phone: 617.457.4156
Fax: 617.210.7076

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Education

  • Boston University (LL.M, cum laude)
  • Boston College Law School (J.D., cum laude)
  • College of the Holy Cross (B.A.)

David R. Sullivan


With more than thirty years of experience, David Sullivan focuses his practice on federal and state taxation and business law, including advising clients with respect to transactional, financing and exit strategies. He represents private companies, banks, tax exempt entities and public agencies with an emphasis on structuring and implementing financing, venture capital, joint venture and merger transactions. David has worked extensively with health care providers (hospitals, physician practices), construction and real estate related entities and developers.

Working closely with clients on structuring and closing tax advantaged investments, representing issuers, borrowers, lenders, exempt entities and underwriters in connection with both privately funded and syndicated transactions, David maximizes tax equity opportunities for renewable energy, investment, new markets, historic and low-income tax credit transactions.

In addition to business tax planning, David has particular experience in tax controversies, audits and litigation, including trial work before the Federal Tax Court, Federal District Court, Massachusetts Appeals Court and Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board. He advises on negotiated tax incentives with municipalities and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.

 

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Tax Council
  • International Institute of New England, Board Member
  • ALS Association of Massachusetts, Board Member
Overview

With more than thirty years of experience, David Sullivan focuses his practice on federal and state taxation and business law, including advising clients with respect to transactional, financing and exit strategies. He represents private companies, banks, tax exempt entities and public agencies with an emphasis on structuring and implementing financing, venture capital, joint venture and merger transactions. David has worked extensively with health care providers (hospitals, physician practices), construction and real estate related entities and developers.

Working closely with clients on structuring and closing tax advantaged investments, representing issuers, borrowers, lenders, exempt entities and underwriters in connection with both privately funded and syndicated transactions, David maximizes tax equity opportunities for renewable energy, investment, new markets, historic and low-income tax credit transactions.

In addition to business tax planning, David has particular experience in tax controversies, audits and litigation, including trial work before the Federal Tax Court, Federal District Court, Massachusetts Appeals Court and Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board. He advises on negotiated tax incentives with municipalities and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.

 

Memberships
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Tax Council
  • International Institute of New England, Board Member
  • ALS Association of Massachusetts, Board Member
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Education
  • Boston University (LL.M, cum laude)
  • Boston College Law School (J.D., cum laude)
  • College of the Holy Cross (B.A.)
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