Ellen Keiley Interviews Gary Bubb, Shareholder at Ruberto, Israel & Weiner

Gary Bubb, Esq. is a shareholder at Ruberto, Israel & Weiner in Boston, MA. He has over 35 years’ experience representing privately held companies in the software, manufacturing, hospitality and retail sectors, and a broad mix of companies in other industries. In his M&A work, Mr. Bubb represents buyers and sellers in both strategic and financial transactions.

Mr. Bubb has a strong background in taxation and securities law, assisting C-level executives with deferred and equity compensation arrangements and their participation in change in control transactions. As an experienced C-corp. and partnership tax practitioner, he provides guidance to buy-side and sell-side clients in structuring tax efficient M&A transactions.

Mr. Bubb handles general corporate matters and a broad range of transactions for clients, including private offerings of securities, LLC operating agreements, cross-border outbound strategic investments, and negotiating clients’ credit facilities with regional and national banks. He can be reached at gb@riw.com or 617-570-3538.

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Ellen Keiley has been providing national and international professional services firms with results-focused public relations, marketing, and business development coaching services for more than two decades. Ellen has earned a reputation as a powerful door-opener who leverages her vast network to help clients increase their visibility and grow their brands.

A recognized authority on brand building, marketing, business development, and networking, Ellen has been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Bloomberg, Boston Magazine, and Boston Common Magazine, and is a sought-after speaker for conferences and events. She has written for Boston.com, Lawyers Weekly, New England In-house Journal, and other publications, and appeared weekly on RadioBDC’s Global Business Hub segment. Her “Ask Ellen” column in Lawyers Weekly covers topics such as networking, marketing, business development, and brand building. She also writes about public relations in her column for the Business of Law INSIDER.

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly have recognized EMK as a Top Business Development Coach, Public Relations firm, and Marketing Services firm for law firms for the past several years, and honored Ellen with an “Excellence in Marketing” award. Ellen also received an Idealism in Action Award from City Year Boston. She can be reached at ellenkeiley@emkconsultinggroup.com.

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Interview questions:

Q1: Tell me about yourself and your practice?

Q2: Why did you become a lawyer?

Q3: How do you tie that LL.M. tax expertise into your practice?

Q4: In addition to handling transactions, are there other ways you help clients such giving business advice or helping find funding?

Q5: I see you are part of the Cannabis group. Cannabis seems to be constantly growing. Are there unique challenges to those deals?

Q6: Can you give me a few examples of transactions you have handled?

Q7: What every business owner who is looking at selling his/her company hasn’t thought about but should?

Q8: How can listeners reach you?

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner is a business law firm based in Boston, Massachusetts providing legal services to a diverse client base throughout the region, across the U.S., and internationally.

RIW represents individuals and all forms of business entities in a variety of industries, including technology, manufacturing, banking and lending, hospitality and retail services, construction, insurance, and commercial real estate. We combine the skills and resources of a larger firm structure with the accessibility and efficiency of a smaller, more flexible firm. Value without compromise.

At Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, YES is at the core of the values that drive us. A can-do approach to problem solving… collaborative and responsive.

More info can be found here.

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