D. Sean McMahon, Eric Rietveld and Elissa Burton, from the Boston-based tax law firm McMahon & Associates, have been named to the 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists.
Sean McMahon – Massachusetts Super Lawyers List in Tax
Sean McMahon specializes in IRS tax disputes, audits, and appeals. He is a former Senior Attorney with the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel and a former Special Assistant United States Attorney for Massachusetts and New Hampshire where he was responsible for tax cases. Sean has more than ten years of experience investigating and defending IRS and state tax matters and excels at resolving difficult and complex tax disputes.
Eric Rietveld Named to Massachusetts Rising Star List
Eric advises clients on federal and state tax controversy issues. He received his Masters of Laws in Taxation from the Boston University School of Law and served as an intern for the Honorable F. Dennis Saylor IV in the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts.
Elissa Sneider Burton Named to Massachusetts Rising Star List
Elissa represents individuals, estates and businesses before the Internal Revenue Service and Massachusetts Department of Revenue. She has a Masters of Laws in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center and served as an intern for Frank Scharaffa, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board.
About McMahon & Associates
McMahon & Associates is a Boston-based law firm specializing in federal and state tax controversies and disputes. Its tax lawyers represent individuals, estates and businesses with IRS and DOR tax problems, including audits, appeals, litigation and foreign transaction reporting.
About Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
The Rising Stars list is developed using a patented multiphase selection process that includes peer evaluations and independent research. Rising Stars are either 40 years old or younger or have been in practice for less than 10 years. No more than 2.5% of eligible attorneys are named to the Rising Star list.