Warren F. BakerPartner
Warren F. Baker heads the firm's corporate practice. For over 34 years clients have turned to Mr. Baker for advice and counsel in the areas of business organization, tax, real estate, zoning and land use, estate and Medicaid planning, and intellectual property and licensing matters.
Mr. Baker serves as corporate counsel to numerous business organizations of varying size and type, both profit and not-for-profit organizations. In addition to corporate counsel duties, Mr. Baker sits on the board of directors for a number of organizations and served as the Chairman of the Board of Overseers of the Bustins Island Village Corporation, a Maine quasi-municipal corporation. Mr. Baker also served on the Marshfield Zoning Board of Appeals for over 18 years.
Mr. Baker's tax practice includes tax planning, mergers, acquisitions, and recapitalizations, as well as representation before the Internal Revenue Service and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.
Mr. Baker routinely provides bank and borrower representation and he represents clients before local zoning and land use boards in matters including but not limited to variance requests, special permits, and comprehensive permits.
Mr. Baker's estate planning practice involves family, business and Medicaid planning.
Mr. Baker has written publications and has lectured at seminars, local colleges and law schools on topics involving taxation, business organizations and planning, estate planning and intellectual property law.
Mr. Baker received his undergraduate degree, with distinction, from Cornell University and his Juris Doctorate from Boston University School of Law. Mr. Baker is admitted to practice in all state courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the United States Tax Court. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association Business Law Section and a member of the Committee on Taxation. Mr. Baker is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.