Stephen W. Kidder concentrates his practice in the areas of taxation and professional fiduciary services. Mr. Kidder counsels a number of New England’s leading nonprofit organizations in the areas of governance, regulatory and compliance issues. In addition, he serves as a private fiduciary for many family trusts. Mr. Kidder represents major professional sports players associations nationally on both state and local tax issues.
Mr. Kidder was formerly the firm’s managing partner, and serves as President and Managing Director of Hemenway Trust Company, a private fiduciary firm based in Salem, New Hampshire.
Prior to joining Hemenway & Barnes LLP in 1991, Mr. Kidder served as Commissioner of Revenue (1987 to 1991) and as General Counsel to the Secretary for Administration and Finance for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Mr. Kidder also was a Clerk for the Honorable A. David Mazzone, Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.