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Tracy A. Vitols

Partner / Boston


Tracy A. Vitols is a partner in Nutter’s Tax Department. She focuses her practice on all aspects of ERISA, executive compensation, and employee benefits law. Public and private companies, tax-exempt organizations, senior executives, and boards regularly turn to Tracy for legal advice on ERISA and employee benefits issues, including plan design and implementation, plan compliance and administration, and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Labor (DOL) audits.

A seasoned employee benefits attorney, Tracy represents clients on executive compensation issues in mergers and acquisitions, private equity financings, venture capital investments, and complex transactions. She also has extensive experience advising clients on group health and welfare benefit plan issues.

Tracy is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • New England Employee Benefits Council

Prior to joining Nutter, Tracy served as Senior Director – Benefits Advisory Compliance at the global advisory firm, Willis Towers Watson. Before that, she was a partner at a prominent New England law firm and practiced exclusively in ERISA and employee benefits law for over 20 years.



  • ALM Works, Inc.

    Nutter served as legal counsel to ALM Works, Inc., the developer of software products to empower project managers around the world with visibility and control, in connection with its acquisition by Tempo Software, a leading provider in team time management and productivity-enhancing solutions.

  • Connected Home Care, LLC

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Connected Home Care, LLC, a leading home care provider serving Medicaid, dual-eligible, and private pay clients throughout Eastern Massachusetts, in connection with its acquisition by HouseWorks, LLC, one of the nation’s largest independent home care companies.

  • Abveris

    Nutter advised Abveris (formally known as AbX Biologics, Inc.), a privately-held in vivo antibody discovery services company, in connection with its acquisition by Twist Bioscience Corporation (NASDAQ: TWST), a leading and rapidly growing synthetic biology and genomics company that has developed a disruptive DNA synthesis platform to industrialize the engineering of biology.

  • Dragonfly Group Inc.

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Dragonfly Group Inc., a technology-enabled platform acquiring and scaling standout e-commerce brands, in a significant, proprietary investment from the Flagship Buyout Fund of L Catterton, the largest global consumer-focused private equity firm.

  • Eastern Bankshares, Inc.

    Nutter is serving as legal counsel to Eastern Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: EBC), the stock holding company for Eastern Bank, in connection with its definitive merger agreement with Cambridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: CATC), the parent company of Cambridge Trust Company, pursuant to which Cambridge will merge with and into Eastern in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $528 million. Simultaneously, Nutter is also representing Eastern Insurance Group, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eastern, in its definitive agreement to sell its insurance operations to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) for approximately $510 million in cash.

  • Eastprint Incorporated

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Eastprint Incorporated, a printed electronics solutions provider, in connection with its acquisition by East West Manufacturing, LLC, an integrated design, engineering, manufacturing, and distribution services partner for original equipment manufacturers and distributors throughout North America and Europe.

  • Fidelity Bank

    Nutter is serving as legal counsel to Fidelity Bank in connection with its agreement with Cape Cod 5 to merge their respective mutual holding companies under one multi-bank holding company, Mutual Bancorp, subject to regulatory approval.

  • Invoke Solutions, Inc.

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Invoke Solutions, Inc., a research and content testing platform that serves many of the world's top video streaming services and broadcasters, in connection with its acquisition by MarketCast LLC.

  • North Shore Bank

    Nutter is serving as legal counsel to North Shore Bancorp, the holding company for North Shore Bank, in connection with its agreement to combine with Hometown Financial Group, Inc., the holding company for bankESB, bankHometown, and Abington Bank.

  • OpenClinica

    Nutter served as legal counsel to OpenClinica, an industry-leading clinical research solutions provider based in Waltham, MA, in connection with a strategic investment with Thompson Street Capital Partners.

  • REAL Software Systems

    Nutter served as legal counsel to REAL Software Systems in connection with its acquisition by Rightsline, the leading rights and finance management platform for the media and entertainment industry.

  • Redi2 Technologies, Inc.

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Redi2 Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of revenue management and hosted fee-billing solutions in the global financial services industry, in connection with its acquisition by Envestnet.

  • RIND Snacks

    Nutter advised RIND Snacks, a sustainable snack brand, in connection with its acquisition of Small Batch Organics, a Vermont-based manufacturer of award-winning granola product.

  • Shepley Wood Products

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Shepley Wood Products, the premier building supply company for Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Southeastern Massachusetts, in its acquisition by Kodiak Building Partners, a Denver-based building products distribution platform.

  • T.F. Boyle Transportation, Inc.

    Nutter served as legal counsel to T.F. Boyle Transportation, Inc. in its acquisition by Toronto-based Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc. (TSX: AND).

  • Ticket Evolution

    Nutter served as legal counsel to Ticket Evolution Inc. (“Ticket Evolution” or the “Company”), an end-to-end software provider for the event ticketing industry, in connection with its acquisition by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”) and Clearlake operating advisor Sam Soni.

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Education & Admissions


Boston University School of Law, LL.M.
New England School of Law, J.D.
Boston University, B.A.


  • Massachusetts
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