James B. HeffernanAssociateTelephone: 617-556-3823Fax: 617-556-3889Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Heffernan is proficient in written and spoken Mandarin. He lives with his wife and son in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Represented a commercial developer in a $4.3 million dollar loan in connection with retail property in Weymouth, Massachusetts.
Represented a commercial developer in a $900 thousand dollar construction loan for tenant improvements in Portland, Maine.
Represented condo associations throughout Massachusetts in collection of condo fees and issues involving the condominium lien law and special assessments.
Represented JCG Foods in winning an auction in connection with an $80 million sale under section 363 of the bankruptcy code, obtaining bankruptcy court approval of the sale and entering into an Asset Purchase Agreement.
Represented the Chapter 11 Trustee in The Mattapan Community Development Corporation Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Represented commercial landlords and tenants in successful negotiations in office, manufacturing, retail, and other general commercial leases.
Appealed Amherst Building Inspector’s cease and desist order before the Amherst Zoning Board of Appeals on behalf of a national organization.
Obtained permits, including a liquor license, in Danvers, Massachusetts for a national food-chain.
Represented a multimillion dollar start-up with the purchase of commercial property and permitting for its new store, restaurant, and factory.
Represented a major gas station and convenience store retailer before various city and town boards throughout Massachusetts.
Successfully negotiated a long-term ground lease for a private developer in the retail sector.
Represented a private commercial developer in an $8 million refinance regarding a multi-use development in Brunswick, Maine.
Named a “New England Super Lawyer Rising Star” by Boston Magazine in 2013.
Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Executive Editor
Speaking Engagements & Publications
Speaker, "Collection Law and Bankruptcy Law," National Business Institute CLE Seminar, Springfield, Mass., April 24, 2012.
Frequent Guest Lecturer, Advance Business Law, Boston University, School of Management, 2012-present.
Citizens Schools Eighth Grade Academy, Teacher/Mentor, 2008-2009
M. Ellen Carpenter Financial Literacy Program, Teacher, 2008-2010
Pioneer Valley Young Democrats, Political Director, 2011-2012
Boston Bar Association
Real Estate Bar Association
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
New England Chinese Information and Networking Association