Practice Areas

Real Estate Development and Land Use
Commercial Lending
Corporate and Business Law
  • Active law practice for over 50 years
  • Land use, real estate development, zoning, permitting and wetlands issues, with a particular expertise in Ch. 40B Affordable Housing
  •  Has represented developers in over 100 Ch. 40B development projects before local zoning boards throughout the Commonwealth, the Housing Appeals Committee, Trial Courts, the Appeals Court and the Supreme Judicial Court and has assisted in drafting the Ch. 40B regulations
  • Permitting,  development and sales/purchase of multi-family, commercial and industrial buildings
  • Development and sales/purchase of multi-family, commercial and industrial buildings
  • Commercial lending
  • Has represented lenders and borrowers for large commercial loans, including assisted living facilities, large apartment complexes, office and industrial buildings and shopping centers (Loans from $2mil to $35mil)

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Worked on the Ch. 40R Market Street Development project in Lynnfield, considered a model for “Smart Growth” development
  • Commentator for Land Law on Housing Appeals Committee decisions
  • Frequent lecturer and panelist on zoning issues before the Real Estate Bar Association educational programs

Bar Admissions




Boston College Law School J.D., 1961 (Presidential Scholar and Editor of Law Review)
Tufts University, 1958 (magna cum laude)


Captain Judge Advocate General Corps, 26th Infantry Division


Martindale Hubbell AV Rating

Massachusetts Super Lawyer®