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John H. Ashby


Administrative Assistant

Marion Sullivan

John H. Ashby deals with complex federal and state tax matters for individuals and business entities, estates, and trusts. John counsels families with connections to diverse parts of the globe and helps them with the intricacies of navigating U.S. tax laws applicable to non-residents, including tax laws of concern to those contemplating immigration to this country. John concentrates his practice in the areas of taxation and wealth management.

John's avocation is cycling, which he pursues with the same zeal he tackles the practice of law. He commutes by bicycle daily from Chestnut Hill to downtown Boston. He has also crossed the country three times west to east and three times south to north, taking on some of the most challenging routes.

Honors & Awards


  • Massachusetts
  • United States Tax Court
  • Court of Federal Claims

JD, Harvard Law School
Trinity College, Cambridge - Fiske scholar
AB, cum laude, Harvard College

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, The American Law Institute
  • Member, The Tax Luncheon Group, Boston