Category: Practice Areas

Affordable Housing Law and Chapter 40B

  • Comprehensive project analysis
  • Obtaining approvals and funding from government subsidizing agencies
  • Obtaining Comprehensive Permits and other regulatory approvals
  • Liaison with local, state and federal government agencies
  • Representing developers before the Housing Appeals committee and courts
  • Closing construction and permanent loans for borrowers
  • Negotiating equity participation

Land Use and Real Estate Law

  • Complete project analysis for all regulatory permitting
  • Permitting and representation at Zoning Boards of Appeals, Planning Boards, Historic District Commissions, Conservation Commissions and other local boards
  • Cape Cod Commission permitting
  • State and federal environmental permitting
  • Litigation supporting project approvals
  • Zoning, environmental and land use opinions
  • Residential and commercial closings
  • Negotiation of loan, debt and equity documents
  • Negotiation of Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Commercial and residential lease preparation
  • Commercial landlord-tenant matters

Environmental Law

  • Wetlands, riverfront, waterways and oceanfront permitting and appeals
  • Wastewater and septic permitting
  • Representation before Conservation Commissions, Department of Environmental Protection (‘DEP’) and Division of Administrative Law Appeals
  • MEPA analysis, compliance and filings
  • Administrative agency and court appeals and litigation
  • Phase I/Environmental Site Assessment and 21E compliance oversight

Business and Commercial Law

  • Formation of appropriate business entities; LLC’s, Corporations, partnerships, trusts
  • Negotiation of acquisitions and sales and financings of businesses and assets
  • Licensing and permitting for restaurants, hospitality industry and other businesses
  • Preparation of business arrangements (partnerships, joint ventures, employment contracts, non-competition agreements)
  • Litigation of commercial disputes
  • Resolution of employment matters

Construction Law

  • Negotiating construction contracts and design-service contracts
  • Representation of owners, contractors, architects and other design professionals
  • Arbitration and mediation of construction disputes
  • Resolution of construction disputes


  • Administrative agency appeals, such as Housing Appeals
  • Committee and Department of Environmental Protection
  • Trial court appeals related to real estate matters
  • Commercial litigation
  • Alternative dispute resolution services and representation

Condominium Law

  • Formation of condominiums
  • Drafting condominium documents
  • Advising and representing condominium unit owners associations
  • Resolving and litigating condominium disputes, including collections

Non-Profit Organizations

  • Community Development Corporations
  • Schools and educational organizations
  • Incorporations and corporate filings
  • Obtaining federal tax-exempts status
  • Obtaining grants and subsidies

Municipal Law

  • Representation of local housing authorities
  • Compliance matters for land use and business
  • Licensing
  • Subdivision and zoning law
  • Drafting municipal bylaws and regulations