Richard M. Stone

Richard M. Stone: Attorney with McLane Middleton, Professional Association


Rick’s practice focuses on State, Federal and International Tax matters, including planning, audits, appeals and litigation. He serves businesses and individuals throughout the country, and works closely with accounting firms and financial firms whose clients need specialized expertise in complex tax issues. His representation includes tax planning and controversy/litigation services, tax analysis and research, advising management on complex tax issues, analyzing proposed legislation and regulations, preparing memoranda with technical advice, and proposing creative solutions.

His deep U.S. and international business experience includes serving as General Counsel of two major multi national U.S. companies, Western Development Corporation (later known as The Mills Corporation), a national real estate developer of large shopping centers, and APCOA, Inc., then the world’s largest developer and owner of parking lots. Rick also serves as a mediator of major business disputes, acting as a fair and impartial intermediary between the parties, focused on efficient and effective results for all parties.

Rick received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his B.S. in Mathematics (Honors) from Lafayette College.


•Chair, Massachusetts Bar Association Taxation Section
•Chair, State Tax Practice Group of Massachusetts Bar Association
•Member, American Bar Association Advisory Panel

Articles & Presentations

Written By Richard

•When Does My Client Need a Tax Attorney?
•Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative: Time is of the Essence
•IRS Cracks Down on Undisclosed Foreign Accounts
•Review of 2009 Massachusetts Tax Developments

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Taxation Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
781.904.2689  Phone
781.904.2701  Fax
University Attended:
Lafayette College, B.S., Mathematics, with honors
Law School Attended:
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Tax Court and U.S. District Court; 1985, District of Columbia; 1971, Pennsylvania; Massachusetts; 1977, Ohio


•Judge, Harvard Law School's National Negotiation Competition


•Chair, Massachusetts Bar Association Taxation Section
•Chair, State Tax Practice Group of Massachusetts Bar Association
•Member, American Bar Association Advisory Panel


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Woburn, Massachusetts

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