Richard W. Giuliani

Retired Partner

Dick Giuliani joined the firm in 1970 and retired as a partner in 2015. He had experience in all areas of tax law, including federal and state income taxation and state sales and use taxes. Much of his practice involves corporate, partnership and individual federal and state tax matters, and included tax dispute advocacy in administrative and judicial forums as well as tax planning. 

Mr. Giuliani represented clients in tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service Appeals Office, the US Tax Court, the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board and Massachusetts courts on numerous state and federal tax issues. In more than 30 years of practice, he represented clients in numerous transactions including mergers, taxable and tax-free stock and assets acquisitions, and spinoffs.

Professional Activities

Mr. Giuliani worked extensively with the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue in connection with proposed legislation and regulations. From 1980 to 1987, he was a member of the faculty of the Graduate Tax Program at Boston University School of Law.


Honors & Awards

  • Recognized for exceptional standing in the legal community in the area of tax in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2005-2014 editions
  • Consistently selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America for his tax law practice
  • Named a "New England Super Lawyer" (formerly "Massachusetts Super Lawyer") in the 2004-2012 issues of Boston Magazine

Insights & News


  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 1969

    • BA, Harvard University, 1966

      cum laude
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • United States Tax Court



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