Dennis F. Gorman serves as chair of the Taxation Practice Group, and is a senior member of the Estate & Trust and Corporate Practice Groups. He is a member of the firm's Management Committee and currently serves as President of the firm. Mr. Gorman focuses his practice upon business and corporate law, charitable and exempt organizations, administration of estates, trusts, and foundations. Mr. Gorman is a frequent lecturer at area seminars and events on the subjects of Estate Planning, and Taxation. He serves both individuals and corporations with sophisticated estate, trust, tax and business succession planning; estate administration, professional trustee services; asset protection planning; formation and maintenance of tax exempt entities; corporate, partnership & LLC formation and transactions; elder law & special needs planning; guardianships and conservatorships; and custodial & bill paying services.
A lifelong resident of Worcester County, Mr. Gorman earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from Nichols College and received his master’s degree in taxation from Bentley University. He graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 1988. Mr. Gorman is admitted to practice in Massachusetts. He is also admitted to practice in front of the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He is also a Massachusetts Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Education & Certifications
- Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
- Massachusetts Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Bentley University, MST in Taxation
- Nichols College, BSBA in Accounting
- U.S. Tax Court
- U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Mr. Gorman has twice been named a Five Star Wealth Manager (Estate Planning) by Boston Magazine. He has been highlighted as New England’s Best Lawyers® each year since 2013 for Tax Law and Trusts & Estates. In 2012, Mr. Gorman was selected “Best Attorneys in Massachusetts.” He is also AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Mr. Gorman is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and Worcester County Bar Association. He has been active with a number of local organizations, having previously served on the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and as a trustee of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and Nichols College. Mr. Gorman is also former director of both United Way of Central Massachusetts and Central Massachusetts Better Business Bureau, as well as former treasurer for Girls Incorporated of Worcester.
Dennis first started playing guitar in 2011. Shortly thereafter he formed a classic rock band “InXpensive Winos” and can be seen and heard playing in various Massachusetts venues throughout the year. In November, 2017, his band was invited to play at New York City’s oldest rock-n-roll club, The Bitter End.
Significant Representation and Achievements
- Twice-named Five Star Wealth Manager (Estate Planning) by Boston Magazine.
- Highlighted as New England’s Best Lawyers® each year since 2013 for Tax Law and Trusts & Estates.