Keith E Phillis

Keith E Phillis

Rampart Law Group LLC
  • Tax Law, Estate Planning, Business Law ...
  • Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
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Summary

Keith E. Phillis focuses his practice on tax, corporate and renewable energy matters. His tax experience includes extensive involvement with the structuring and sale of investment assets in a wide range of industries. His corporate experience includes all aspects of business formation and governance, from start-ups to asset portfolios valued at over $500M. Keith's renewable energy experience extends to the identification, structuring, development, financing and sale of renewable energy projects throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Keith represents renewable energy asset developers and asset managers at all stages in an asset's life, from identification and due diligence of opportunities to acquisition or sale of stabilized assets. Keith was instrumental in the structuring, drafting, negotiating and closings of a portfolio of solar projects consisting of 150 MW of capacity.

Keith has considerable experience in private equity and venture capital, having structured and drafted offerings ranging from single-state equity offerings to international convertible debt offerings. Keith's tax experience provides clients with additional value in the form of tax advantaged structuring and implementation of accounting best practices.

Keith has years of experience in the real estate industry extending back to when he worked at a regional law firm based out of Providence, RI, focusing his practice on private equity, tax equity, and real estate finance. During this time, he worked on structuring and closing private equity deals in excess of $100 million.

Keith previously served as In-house General Counsel of a regionally-recognized leader in solar photovoltaic project development, where he lead the legal department and oversaw the closings for a portfolio of projects receiving incentives under the SMART Program.

Practice Areas
  • Tax Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law
  • Securities Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Probate
Fees
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
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Massachusetts
Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
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Rhode Island
Rhode Island Bar Association
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U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island
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U.S. Tax Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Written
  • German: Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Rampart Law Group LLC
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Education
Boston University School of Law
LL.M. (2016) | Taxation
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Roger Williams University School of Law
J.D. (2015) | Law
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Central Michigan University
B.A. (2012) | French, German, and European Studies
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Central Michigan University
B.S. (2012) | International Relations (Minor in Business Administration)
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Rhode Island Bar Association
Member
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Rhode Island Society of CPAs
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Estate and Business Planning Council of Worcester County
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Greater Providence Board of Realtors
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Rampart Law Group LLC - Website
Contact & Map
Rampart Law Group LLC
11 Foster Street, Suite 200
Worcester, MA 01608
Toll-Free: (774) 314-8243
Cell: (401) 276-5895
Rampart Law Group LLC
One Boston Place, Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Telephone: (617) 933-9621