Barry Weisman’s career as a tax lawyer began in 1969 in the National Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service. With almost forty five years of experience, Barry has dealt with a vast number of situations, including obtaining private tax legislation and protocols to income tax treaties; testifying with respect to proposed regulations; handling controversies, both federal and state, before administrative agencies and in the courts; advising with respect to acquisitions and dispositions of businesses, entity selection and formation of corporations, partnerships, LLC’s and “tax exempt” entities; effecting tax workouts and offers in compromise; and dealing with family business transitions and estate planning matters.
Barry’s clients have included professional sports franchises and their owners, professional athletes and a major sports players’ association, entertainers, entrepreneurs, owners of family businesses, professional service organizations, and a myriad of individuals and entities seeking tax advice and counsel.
• Georgetown University, LL.M.
• Boston College, J.D.
• Brown University, A.B. (English Literature)
• District of Columbia
• U.S. Tax Court
• Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, highest possible rating
• Massachusetts/New England Super Lawyer, 2004-present
• Presenter on many tax panels, particularly, the New England Federal Tax Institute
• Adjunct Professor, Federal Income Taxation, Northeastern University School of Law
• Corporate Tax Division Federal Bar Association, former chair
• Panelist and moderator Federal Tax Law Conference in Washington D.C.
• Tax columnist for CFO Magazine
• Tax consultant for Wall Street Journal weekly tax articles
• Writer of numerous articles including "Taxation and the Professional Athlete," Boston Bar Journal