• Downs Rachlin Martin Announces New Attorney
    Matthew J. Woodbury joins DRM
    Burlington, VT: Attorney Matthew J. Woodbury has joined the northern New England law firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC. Matt began work with DRM’s Business Law Group in Burlington, Vermont on July 7. 
    Matt Woodbury comes to DRM as Of Counsel after having worked in Boston, Massachusetts. In his previous role, Matt advised developers of, and investors in, complex multi-party commercial real estate transactions financed with low-income housing tax credits; new markets tax credits; historic tax credits; energy credits; and various state tax credits programs, from the planning and letter-of-intent stages to investor exit and project resyndication. In addition, in a prior role, Matt gave tax advice on a wide range of domestic and international business transactions, including public company acquisitions; general business transactions and business sales; intra-family asset transfers; and transactions involving tax-exempt organizations, with a focus on taxation of closely held businesses and individuals subject to tax in multiple jurisdictions.
    “Matt’s knowledge and experience will add to the depth and breadth of the business law services at Downs Rachlin Martin,” Director and tax attorney Roger Prescott said. “We’re thrilled that he has joined our team.”
    Focusing primarily on tax matters, Matt Woodbury will assist clients with everything from business formations to large stock and asset transactions. Matt is a former AmeriCorps volunteer and a graduate of Harvard Law School.
    From offices located in Vermont and New Hampshire, Downs Rachlin Martin attorneys represent regional, national and international entrepreneurs, investors and a wide variety of businesses, including Fortune 100 companies. The legal services provided by the firm include bankruptcy and business restructuring, general business, captive insurance, renewable energy, telecommunications, health law, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, white collar defense and government enforcement, real estate and land use, environmental, tax, and trusts and estates, plus legislative and regulatory services through the firm’s Government and Public Affairs group. DRM is the exclusive member firm in Vermont for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information visit the firm’s web site at www.drm.com.