Thomas Camp, JD, MBA, is a creative problem solver and business-oriented attorney who is driven to achieve successful and cost-effective outcomes for his clients.
Tom leads Camp Corporate Law, LLC, a Wellesley-based boutique business law firm that regularly represents entrepreneurs, acquisition sponsors, technology driven companies, dental practices, and a wide range of other small and medium sized businesses in connection with business transactions and outside general counsel advisory services.
Tom's unique business and educational background, including P&L responsibility for the international division of a publicly traded company, allow Tom to understand and serve his clients' business needs.
Tom practiced corporate and securities law for nearly 10 years with Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar, a large Boston law firm, where he honed his business and transactional skills through extensive experience representing leading private equity firms, their portfolio companies, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, and dental professionals in a range of corporate, securities, commercial and M&A transactions.
Tom also served as a senior executive at LoJack Corporation, including as SVP & GM, International, where his group worked through licensing, distribution, international trade, employment and many other legal matters.
Tom started his involvement with the dental community in the early 1990’s through his wife, who owns and operates who owns Bedford Periodontal and Dental Implant Care.
Over the years, Tom has gotten to know many dentists as both clients and friends and has gained a thorough understanding of their unique needs when structuring successful transactions. He regularly represents dentists in connection with practice acquisitions and sales, buy-ins, start-ups, partnership agreements, real estate leases, associate employment agreements, bank loans, and more.
When not working, Tom enjoys spending time with his wife and three boys, traveling, reading, indulging in trashy TV, and trying to stay active. Tom received his B.A. from Tufts University (1985), majoring in Economics and French (magna cum laude), and his joint J.D. (order of the coif) and M.B.A. from Boston College (1990).
Lauren M. Guillette, JD is a skilled business attorney with extensive experience counseling businesses, entrepreneurs, individuals and investors in connection with a broad range of business law matters, including entity formation issues, asset and equity acquisitions and dispositions, and employment and human resources issues.
Lauren regularly creates and negotiates sophisticated LLC operating agreements, shareholder agreements, purchase and sale agreements, employment-related agreements and documents, business contracts and real estate leases. She also assists the firm’s business clients with their corporate governance and maintenance obligations.
Lauren began her career as an attorney at Peabody & Brown (the predecessor to Nixon Peabody), in Boston in their Business Law and Syndications Group.
Her practice focused on transactions involving the structuring of complex tax advantaged transactions intended to maximize both financial and tax benefits. She also represented institutional investors in the acquisitions of investments and restructuring and disposition of troubled real estate investments.
She subsequently joined one of the largest affordable housing syndicators in the country as its Assistant General Counsel. While there, Lauren provided in-house legal support and strategic guidance to asset and fund managers, including advising on legal issues related to entity structuring, new fund development, property acquisitions and property management, and drafting and negotiating leasing and sales contracts.
She also advised on human resource issues including drafting handbooks, policies, and ethics statements, and hiring and terminations.
In her free time Lauren enjoys many interests, including volunteering in her community, cooking and reading, working in her gardens, and hiking with her dog. She and her family love to spend time in the summers doing all things water related on Block Island in Rhode Island, and in the winter skiing at Burke Mountain in Vermont.
Lauren received her Bachelor of Commerce degree (with distinction) from McGill University (1986), concentrating in finance and marketing, and her J.D. (cum laude) from Suffolk University (1989).
Andrew Sbordone is a well-rounded, corporate attorney who provides practical and efficient solutions to assist clients in achieving their business objectives.
Prior to joining Camp Corporate Law, LLC, Andrew was employed as a corporate attorney with a Providence, RI-based business law firm. He represented small and medium-sized companies in business acquisitions and dispositions, financings, real estate leases and development projects, employment arrangements, business formations, and corporate governance matters. He served as a trusted advisor to many companies during his tenure.
Outside of work, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife, playing golf, staying physically active, and exploring new restaurants and travel destinations.
Andrew received his J.D. (cum laude) from Roger Williams University School of Law and his B.S. from Bridgewater State University. While attending law school, Andrew participated in the school’s Business Start-up Clinic by providing transactional representation to a newly incorporated nonprofit entity. Andrew received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award from the law school for his contributions to the project.
Andrew is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and South Carolina.
Anita Ishmael, JD, is a recent Suffolk University law school graduate who currently works as a corporate paralegal. Anita desires to build her legal career in business law and mergers and acquisitions upon being admitted to the Massachusetts Bar.
During and after law school, Anita gained practical legal experience while working in a variety of legal and business positions. Most recently, Anita worked on general corporate matters, guardianships and conservatorships at a Wellesley, Massachusetts law firm. In addition, she worked under the Corporate Counsel as a Legal Assistant at Crico Strategies, which provides risk management and medical professional liability services to Harvard medical institutions and their affiliates. Prior to law school, Anita worked as a Consulting Intern at the asset management firm, Beacon Consulting Group, which has since been acquired by Accenture. Anita also worked as a tutor to international and ESL students studying English and Economics.
Anita earned her Juris Doctor degree with a concentration in Business Law and Financial Services from Suffolk University Law School. While in law school, Anita completed a year-long directed study program in Mergers and Acquisitions. Anita also served as the President and Alumni Director of Suffolk Law’s Business Law Association during law school, where she hosted and spoke at networking events for other students studying business law. Anita completed her undergraduate degree in English and Economics at Suffolk University.
In her free time, Anita volunteers to assist with events sponsored by Suffolk’s Business Law Association. Anita also enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and traveling, especially to visit her family in Trinidad and Tobago.
Secil Kantarci O’Neil, LLB, has worked as a corporate paralegal since 2018. She joined Camp Corporate Law, LLC in 2019 and provides paralegal and administrative support to the firm.
Secil graduated from law school in Turkey in 2008. She received her license in 2010 from the Istanbul Bar Association after interning at a trademark law company and at the Istanbul courts. She has been a member of the Istanbul Bar Association since 2010. She has worked as an attorney in different law firms and companies in Istanbul, Turkey, including working as in-house counsel at a leading global copper products manufacturer, Sarkuysan A.S., in Istanbul, Turkey, mostly practicing commercial, corporate, business, labor, and contract law.
In 2011, she earned her graduate degree in Gender, Leadership and Public Policy from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. During her graduate studies, she completed her internship at Representative Denise Andrews’ Office at the Massachusetts State House. She also worked with an immigration attorney in Cambridge, MA where she gained experience in immigration law.
Secil is currently studying for a Masters of Law degree in the American Law Program from Boston University School of Law and expects to graduate in May, 2022. At Camp Corporate Law, LLC, Secil focuses on preparing entity governance documents, including articles of incorporation, certificates of organization, certificates of dissolution and stock certificate. She also performs legal research, creates and and coordinates the filing of annual reports, and assists with the preparation of forms required by the SEC, IRS, UCC and other regulatory bodies.
Secil is fluent in English and Turkish. In her free time, Secil enjoys reading, biking, and hiking. She and her husband love to spend time with their families both in Turkey and New Hampshire. She loves travelling and taking pictures. She is an amateur dancer, and she performs in a dance group, Mavi Dance. Secil also enjoys volunteering at concerts and other non-profit events.
Secil received her Paralegal certification from Boston University, concentrating in legal writing, legal research and American Law. She is an active member of the Massachusetts Paralegal Association since 2017.