Mr Wise is a senior, practicing attorney with forty years in private legal practice, including serving as a founding partner of McCabe/Gordon PC and of Gordon & Wise LLP and, most recently, as a member of the firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC, based in their Boston office. Mr Wise had also previously served as General Counsel and Senior Director to WorldWide PCE LLC, a strategic change management firm.
Mr Wise brings to clients a unique blend of rigorous, methodological philosophy, “street-wise” practical experience, and a global vision of the legal, economic, cultural and diplomatic environment in which all businesses must operate.
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Mr Wise is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and has served as an Adjunct Faculty Member of Newbury College where he has taught International Business Law.
Mr Wise received his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and, following his graduation from The Phillips Exeter Academy in 1968, he received his undergraduate degree, cum laudi and with distinction in philosophy, from Boston University. Mr Wise completed the Global Master of Arts Program at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 2002 entitling him to a Master of Arts degree in International Relations (subject to final completion of foreign language proficiency examination).
Author or co-author of the following articles: “A Crisis of Investor Confidence: Corporate Governance and the Imbalance of Power,” Kose John, Anil K. Makhija, Stephen P. Ferris (ed.) Advances in Financial Economics, Volume 16, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 217-256.; “Corporate Governance and Culture: Underpinnings of the European Model” Massachusetts Bar Association Section Review, Volume 8, Number 1 (March 2006); “The Sirens’ Song of Failure” The Boston Business Journal; “Finding Competitive Advantages in Corporate Governance, Part II” The Journal of Corporate Renewal; “Finding Competitive Advantages in Corporate Governance, Part I” The Journal of Corporate Renewal; “Sarbanes-Oxley: Fear, Anger, and Director Liability.” NACD Directors’ Monthly; “Who Was Enron’s and WorldCom’s Ultimate Guardian of Investor Interest and Corporate Accountability?” Andrew’s ENRON Litigation Reporter; “Empowering the Watchdog” US Business Review; “Corporate Reform: Balance the Powers.” The National Law Journal.
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|Further Notations:||Mr. Wise is the father of four remarkable daughters.|
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