Paul Cathcart

Paul M. Cathcart Jr.

Associate

  • 617-557-9737
  • 617-227-0781
  • 75 State Street
  • Boston, MA 02109

Paul M. Cathcart Jr.

Associate

  • 617-557-9737
  • 617-227-0781
  • 75 State Street
  • Boston, MA 02109

Practice Focus

Paul M. Cathcart Jr. assists individuals and families with tax and estate planning. Focused on developing tax-efficient wealth transfer strategies, Paul advises clients on complex assets such as businesses, real estate, art and collectibles, and investments. He also advises families on international tax issues related to estate planning, probate, and gift and estate taxes.

Additionally, Paul advises clients on tax controversies, including state and federal audits and appeals.

Prior to joining Hemenway & Barnes, Paul practiced in the tax and trusts and estate groups at an international law firm. He also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable R. Lanier Anderson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Representative Experience

  • Helped a non-U.S. citizen plan an intergenerational transfer of U.S. real estate that mitigated the anticipated burdens of probate, income taxes, and death taxes.
  • Represented a creative artist in a federal income tax audit.
  • Advised a professional executor navigating the administrative and tax burdens of a contested probate proceeding.

Activities and Publications

  • Tax Law Update Committee, Trusts and Estates Section, Boston Bar Association
  • Author, "IRS Releases Proposed 'Anti-Clawback' Regulations," Boston Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section Blog (January 2019)
  • Volunteer, Massachusetts Civil Appeals Clinic
  • Volunteer, Mass Legal Answers Online, American Bar Association

Paul Cathcart’s Comments on Solving Tax Puzzles

“I enjoy the challenge of complicated tax puzzles—trying to fit all the pieces together so we can help the clients achieve their long-term tax and estate planning goals.”

Paul Cathcart
www.hembar.com
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