Attorney Details

Stephen B. Hazard - Of Counsel

STEPHEN B. HAZARD is a transactional attorney who regularly advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, equity and mezzanine debt financings, international business and related tax planning, licensing and strategic alliances. Steve often serves as the outside general counsel to mid-sized companies. As outside general counsel, he assists in the formulation of business strategies and then implements strategy for senior management; he then coordinates the delivery of the comprehensive legal services of the Firm to the client company.  In addition, Steve has experience with dealer agreements, vendor agreements for engines and other components; oversight of product liability litigation as well as sale and purchase agreements for a helicopter manufacturer.

Steve also works with significant non-profit organizations providing a full spectrum of legal service regarding governance, tax exempt status, tax exempt financing, unrelated business income, endowment management and other issues impacting active non-profit organizations. Steve has significant experience with technology companies in general and specifically with medical device technologies and has significant experience with development and license agreements for sophisticated medical device products. He is active in various civic organizations.

Steve earned a B.A. from Brown University, a J.D. from the University of Washington and a LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut (1973) and Massachusetts (2001).