Eaton Peabody Announces New Shareholder

BANGOR, MAINE – The law firm of Eaton Peabody is very pleased to announce that attorney Dan Pittman, resident in the firm’s Bangor, Maine office, was made a shareholder of Eaton Peabody at the firm’s Annual Shareholders Meeting held in January.

David Austin, the firm’s President said, “Dan has tremendous talent as a lawyer and has demonstrated a strong commitment to providing outstanding service to our clients. This recognition is well deserved and is a product of Dan’s hard work and dedication. We look forward to Dan being our partner for many years to come.”

Dan’s practice focuses on municipal finance and tax matters for businesses, tax-exempt organizations and individuals.

In his role as bond counsel, Dan takes a comprehensive approach to helping municipalities sell municipal bonds. He is involved in every step of lending transactions, from doing the necessary legal research to preparing town meeting materials to drafting the documentation and issuing the bond opinions banks require to lend to municipal borrowers. He takes an active approach to bond transactions, getting involved early and thoroughly so that he can ensure a smooth, efficient process and timely, stress-free closings. He has acted as bond counsel for towns, cities, counties, water districts and other governmental units, and specializes in finding creative and effective ways to build infrastructure and support local businesses.

He also has extensive experience representing clients with respect to international, federal and state tax matters, and assists clients at every stage of development, from providing structuring advice and drafting organizational documents to advising on tax-efficient structures for acquisitions and dispositions of assets and businesses. He also provides day-to-day advice on a wide range of issues, including advising regarding equity and debt issuances, cross-border planning to take advantage of foreign tax credits and shelter gains from U.S. taxation, individual income tax planning and compliance, executive compensation and the tax consequences of real estate transactions.