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BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mark Chapleau, J.D., one of the nation’s foremost legal and business experts in Section 529 college savings and 529A ABLE plans, announced the formation of the Chapleau Law Group LLC, a firm built on a long tradition of trusted counsel and expertise in the college savings and ABLE space.

The Chapleau Law Group will provide consulting, counseling, representation, and training services to 529 and 529A program managers, state agencies, non-profits, law firms, broker-dealers, and individual clients with practical legal solutions to securities, tax, regulatory, contractual, disclosure, and operational issues.

“I am thrilled to announce the launch of Chapleau Law Group,” said Mark Chapleau. “Our mission is to provide a broad cross-section of 529 college savings and ABLE program clients with sophisticated legal guidance, ultimately helping their constituents save on a tax-advantaged basis.”

The firm’s goal is to make the laws and regulations surrounding tax-advantaged college savings and disability plans understandable so that stakeholders may take full advantage of these powerful financial tools.

About Chapleau Law Group LLC

Chapleau Law Group LLC offers legal representation and advice on all federal securities, tax, regulatory, contractual, disclosure, and operational issues in connection with the day-to-day operation of Section 529 college savings, prepaid tuition programs and 529A ABLE programs.

Mark Chapleau, J.D., is a member of the Bar in both Massachusetts and Connecticut and is a recognized expert on Section 529 college savings and 529A disability savings plans. He has advised clients for more than sixteen (16) years in connection with forty (40) separate Plans sponsored by twenty-six (26) states. Mark is an active member of the Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committees of the College Savings Foundation and the College Savings Plan Network, which both educate the public on college savings and ABLE Plans.

Mark is a former member of Weston Patrick, PA, and the former President and General Counsel of Upromise Investments (now Ascensus), one of the nation’s leading Section 529 college savings program managers. Mark is a former FINRA-licensed General Securities Representative (Series 7) and General Securities Principal (Series 24) and a former Senior Legal Counsel at Fidelity Investments.

For more information or legal assistance with Section 529 and ABLE Programs, please contact Mark Chapleau at [email protected] or 781-888-5323.


Bill Ebben


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