James B. HeffernanAssociateTelephone: 617-556-3823Fax: 617-556-3889Email: email@example.com
Mr. Heffernan is proficient in written and spoken Mandarin. He lives with his wife and son in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Represented a private commercial developer in an $8 million refinance regarding a multi-use development in Brunswick, Maine.
Successfully negotiated a long-term ground lease for a private developer in the retail sector.
Represented a major gas station and convenience store retailer before various city and town boards throughout Massachusetts.
Represented a multimillion dollar start-up with the purchase of commercial property and permitting for its new store, restaurant, and factory.
Obtained permits, including a liquor license, in Danvers, Massachusetts for a national food-chain.
Appealed Amherst Building Inspector’s cease and desist order before the Amherst Zoning Board of Appeals on behalf of a national organization.
Represented commercial landlords and tenants in successful negotiations in office, manufacturing, retail, and other general commercial leases.
Represented the Chapter 11 Trustee in The Mattapan Community Development Corporation Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
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 condo associations throughout Massachusetts in collection of condo fees and issues involving the condominium lien law and special assessments.
Represented various local banks in Massachusetts concerning consumer credit card defaults, residential mortgage foreclosures, repossession of collateral and creditor representation in consumer bankruptcies.
Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Executive Editor
Speaking Engagements & Publications
Frequent Guest Lecturer, Advance Business Law, Boston University, School of Management, 2012-present.
Speaker, "Collection Law and Bankruptcy Law," National Business Institute CLE Seminar, Springfield, Mass., April 24, 2012.
Pioneer Valley Young Democrats, Political Director, 2011-2012
M. Ellen Carpenter Financial Literacy Program, Teacher, 2008-2010
Citizens Schools Eighth Grade Academy, Teacher/Mentor, 2008-2009
Massachusetts Bar Association
Boston Bar Association
Real Estate Bar Association
New England Chinese Information and Networking Association