Daniel W. Doherty is a shareholder in MacLean Holloway Doherty & Sheehan, P.C. where he concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law, tax law, elder law, estate planning and administration. He received his B.S.B.A. from Merrimack College and his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, cum laude. Mr. Doherty is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Prior to joining MacLean Holloway Doherty & Sheehan, P.C., Mr. Doherty was a partner in a Boston law firm where he headed the tax department. He previously had been a member of a “Big Eight” accounting firm tax department (International Mergers and Acquisitions Group).
He is a co-author of “Limited Liability Companies: The Entity of Choice in Massachusetts,” National Business Institute, Inc. (1996, 1997, 1998) as well as an instructor for the Foundation for Continuing Education, presenting programs such as “IRS Practice and Procedure” (1996-1999), “Corporate Tax Strategies” (1996), “Asset Protection Strategies” (1996-2009), “Choice of Entity” (1999-2009) and “Purchase and Sale of Businesses” (2003-2009). He is a frequent lecturer in the areas of tax and estate planning. Mr. Doherty is an active participant in a variety of civic and charitable organizations, holding various Board level positions.
Mr. Doherty is admitted in the courts of Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States Tax Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Tax, Trust & Estate Law, and Real Property), Massachusetts Bar Association (Member, Probate Law and Tax Council), Massachusetts Society of Certified Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Mr. Doherty was recognized by his peers, being selected for inclusion in “Massachusetts Super Lawyers” for his expertise in estate planning in the 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 editions of Boston Magazine.