Meet Our Team
John H. Chu
Managing Partner | Email: email@example.com | Tel: 617.443.9800 ext 238
John H. Chu is the co-founding and managing partner of Chu, Ring & Hazel LLP, where he focuses on the representation of growing enterprises, venture capital transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. John began his legal career as an associate at a major Wall Street law firm active in takeovers and mergers and acquisitions. He followed this experience by starting up his own direct mail company. After that, and before forming Chu, Ring & Hazel LLP, he became associated with and was named partner of one of Boston’s major law firms and in due course concentrated his activities in that firm’s entrepreneurial services group. He and his partners, Jim Ring and Will Hazel, have also co-founded Fair Outcomes, Inc. (www.fairoutcomes.com), which provides an online embodiment of a patent pending escrow system that reduces the inefficiencies associated with bargaining and dispute resolution.
James F. Ring
Partner | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: 617.443.9800 ext 225
James F. Ring is a trial attorney and a co-founding partner of Chu, Ring & Hazel LLP, where he serves as an advisor for clients involved in formal legal proceedings, crisis management, contractual negotiations and events involving a substantial risk of litigation. Jim is also the Chief Executive Officer of Fair Outcomes, Inc. (www.fairoutcomes.com), a company founded by a small group of game theorists, computer scientists, and practicing attorneys for the purpose of providing parties involved in litigation or difficult negotiations with access to online bargaining mechanisms that can be used to regulate and resolve conflict.
Jim assists our clients in dealings with adversaries, co-venturers and governmental authorities. He has a substantial amount of experience in securing emergency …read more
William A. Hazel
Partner | Email: email@example.com | Tel: 617.443.9800 ext 228
Will Hazel is a tax attorney and a partner of Chu, Ring & Hazel LLP, having joined the firm in January of 1997. Will provides tax planning and transactional analysis in support of the firm’s clients in areas ranging from employee and executive compensation to business acquisition and divestiture. Will also represents clients in tax controversies against the Internal Revenue Service and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. Recent matters involving these agencies have ranged from multi-million dollar claims for tax credits and local property tax exemptions on behalf of multi-state corporations to joint proceedings on behalf of individual taxpayers seeking relief on a yearly basis. These matters are heard and argued before the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board, the United States Tax Court and the Federal and Massachusetts appellate courts. … read more
J. Thomas Price
Partner | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: 617.443.9800 ext 240
Tom Price is a partner of Chu, Ring & Hazel LLP, where his work focuses on federal and state tax planning and tax controversy work, business planning and estate planning, property tax litigation, probate practice, and representation of tax-exempt organizations. Tom holds a B.A. with highest distinction from Northwestern University, receiving honors in history and philosophy. He also was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and accepted a fellowship for graduate studies from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Prior to attending law school he received a doctoral degree in philosophy from The Pennsylvania State University, where he became a University Fellow, and then taught in Alabama, first at Talladega College as a Woodrow Wilson Teaching Intern and later at Tuskegee Institute, where he became an Associate Professor of Philosophy with tenure and director of an interdisciplinary humanities program … read more
C. Russell Hansen Jr.
Partner | Email: email@example.com | Tel: 617.309.6096
Mr. Hansen’s law practice spans over 40 years as outside and in-house General Counsel, representing many companies regarding corporate governance, securities law compliance, registration, exemptions, filings, periodic and other reports, strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital finance, debt and equity financing and other business transactions.
Mr. Hansen has been engaged in corporate governance for nearly 20 years. He is Principal of The Board Center, a corporate governance and board performance consultancy that provides strategic advice, board self-evaluation facilitation, board operations improvement consulting, continuing director education and other board consulting services. …read more
Robin A. Dumas
Partner | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel 617.443.9800 ext 212
Robin Dumas is a commercial technology lawyer, with nearly twenty years of experience counseling Fortune 500, emerging growth, non-profit, and privately held organizations. Robin provides clients with advice regarding a wide variety of matters, including high value, mission critical licensing and SaaS/cloud arrangements; mobile application development; strategic partnering; business process and technology/systems outsourcing and off-shoring; system integration; and complex technology services’ agreements. …read more
Diana Cuff Holodnak
Associate | Email: email@example.com | Tel: 617.443.9800 ext 231
Diana Cuff is an Associate at Chu, Ring & Hazel whose work focuses on Massachusetts taxes.
Diana received her undergraduate degree from Boston College where she was in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. During college Diana performed low-temperature research in a physics laboratory culminating in a senior honors thesis. Diana graduated cum laude from Boston College in 2008, earning a B.S. in Physics and a B.A. in Philosophy.
Upon graduating from college, Diana worked for two years as a private tutor in Greenwich Connecticut, where she tutored high school students in physics and mathematics. Diana took advantage of her summers off by traveling abroad, visiting France, Germany, …read more
T. Max Riffin
Associate | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: 617.443.9800 ext 242
Max Riffin is a corporate associate at Chu, Ring & Hazel LLP. His practice focuses on the representation of investment funds, mature private companies and emerging growth companies through all stages of the company lifecycle. He regularly counsels clients in connection with entity formation, capital structure, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, private placements, and general corporate matters. He also assists clients with licensing matters, the negotiation of commercial agreements, employee benefit and equity ownership plans, and employee termination. In addition, Max advises the firm’s investor clients in connection with equity and debt financings and matters related to their portfolio companies.
Max received a B.A. from Trinity College in 2004 (with honors) and earned his J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 2008.
Meghan M. Zaremba
Corporate Paralegal & Office Manager | Email: email@example.com | Tel: 617.443.9800 ext 235
Meghan M. Zaremba is the Corporate Paralegal and Office Manager at Chu, Ring & Hazel LLP. She maintains corporate records, assists in filing state and federal reports (including Form D and Blue Sky) and conducts factual and legal research, along with managing the day-to-day operations of the firm.
Meghan joined Chu, Ring & Hazel LLP in October 2012. She is a 2003 graduate of Suffolk University and earned a Paralegal Certificate in May 2006. Meghan is a voracious reader of historical non-fiction and a lover of all cats, from the most majestic lion to the laziest tabby.
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