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John Blake

Tarlow, Breed, Hart and Rodgers
John Blake

101 Huntington Avenue, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02199
United States

Law Practice

Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C. is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive legal services to its clients, guiding them through the negotiation and consummation of a transaction or through the judicial process of dispute resolution.

Formed in 1991, we have focused our practice on providing sophisticated legal counsel to entrepreneurs, businesses, individuals, families and institutions. We offer expertise in corporate law, employment matters, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and dispute resolution, estate planning, taxation, real estate, bankruptcy and municipal law. The firm's partners (members of the professional corporation) and their particular areas of ability present a combination of experience and perspective that covers a broad range of business issues and individual concerns.

Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C. is a member of the International Business Law Consortium (IBLC). Established in 1996, the IBLC comprises over 100 independent law firms, tax advisers and business consultancies providing a range of easily accessible services around the world. The IBLC was established by The Centre for International Legal Studies, which promotes the dissemination of information among members of the international legal community.

Our objective in every case is to help clients make informed decisions and achieve their goals. From initial meeting to resolution, the firm's partners are accessible and communicative, working directly with clients. By carefully listening and utilizing our expertise and firm resources, we find creative solutions for our clients. This approach has resulted in lasting relationships of trust and confidence with our clients.

Practice Areas:

Corporate Law and Business Transactions

Our Corporate Law and Business Transactions Group represents entrepreneurs and businesses in all aspects of business law including choice of entity, contract negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, employment matters and financing transactions.


Our Environmental group provides a breadth of experience in environmental risk management and enforcement, real estate development and permitting and conservation law.

Estate Planning and Administration

Our Estate Planning and Administration Group provides sophisticated wealth transfer and estate planning strategies to individuals and families, with special emphasis on developing business succession solutions to family—owned businesses. We represent clients in all aspects of the administration of decedents' estates and family trusts.

Hospitality Law

Our Hospitality Group has extensive experience in every phase of restaurant and lodging operations and development.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation in all state and federal courts, involving contract disputes, shareholder rights, environmental litigation, employment law, probate litigation and many other areas.

Municipal Law

Our Municipal Law Group acts as special counsel to municipalities in various environmental, tax title and bankruptcy matters.

Real Estate

Our Real Estate Group provides effective and efficient legal counsel to developers, investors and banks in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions and financing.


Our Taxation Group has extensive experience in planning and structuring business and financial transactions in order that the lowest legal amount of federal and state taxes are imposed on our business and individual clients.