Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew announces that Jeff McMahan has been elected as its President and Managing Partner to succeed Brian Murphy. Regarding the transition, Brian said, “The firm is fortunate to have many outstanding leaders and the unanimous selection of Jeff as our new President is a superb choice. His leadership skills are excellent, his keen business sense is a valuable asset, and his vision for the firm’s future is very exciting.”
Mr. McMahan is a corporate and intellectual property lawyer, advising businesses on issues related to formation, mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, technology licensing, trademarks and copyrights. Mr. McMahan’s clients range from entrepreneurial start-ups to publicly-held companies. He has particular experience representing software vendors and purchasers in the negotiation of computer system implementation, license and support agreements. Mr. McMahan also advises clients on the selection of trademarks and assists with the registration of their trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. McMahan’s practice also focuses on securities matters. He has assisted both privately-held and publicly traded companies with the private placement of stock and works extensively with higher education and healthcare clients in connection with their tax-exempt bonds.
Mr. McMahan said, “During his five years as Managing Partner, Brian has done a great job nurturing our firm’s collaborative culture – which results in a high level of services to our clients. As I look at the future of the firm, with its deep roots in Vermont, I am excited to work with the Dinse team to keep elevating our service.”