Specialization / Skills Inventory
John has a dual background as both an attorney and CPA. This unique skill set gives John a
differentiating perspective and depth of understanding of the legal issues necessary for protecting a
growing business, as well as the financial drivers of operating and sustaining a successful company.
John’s ability to communicate complex legal and business issues clearly, concisely and simply is a
hallmark of his work, as is his easy manner, yet no- nonsense style in effectively managing business and
legal matters for his clients.
John’s clients range from start- up companies to large multi- owner private and publicly traded
corporations, with a majority of his current practice devoted to counseling software development and
service companies. John has extensive experience in all areas of commercial transactions and
business operations, and practices in the areas of business law, tax law, estate and business succession
planning and real estate.
John received his J.D. from Suffolk University, cum laude, (1992), B.S. in Accountancy and A.S.
Management from Bentley College, magna cum laude, (1985). Previous to McLane John was the
Founding Partner of Colucci Norman LLP (2008-2010), Partner, Metaxas, Norman & Pidgeon, LLP
(2000-2008), Shareholder, Colucci & Associates, PC (1998-2000), Partner, Gormley & Colucci, PC
(1992-1998) and Accountant, PricewaterhouseCoopers (1985-1988).