Biography

Sarah M. Wegman graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 2011. She received her B.A. Cum Laude from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY in 2008. While in law school, she was President of the Employment and Labor Law Society. She spent a summer interning for Latham & Watkins LLP in Milan, Italy and another summer as a clerk in the Boston (Suffolk County) Juvenile Court.

Ms. Wegman joined the firm in 2016. She represents commercial real estate developers in acquisitions of retail and mixed-use projects, including resolution of title issues, issuance of title policies, zoning, and financing. She represents property owners in abatement and zoning matters, including the drafting of proposed zoning bylaws, and represents landlords and tenants in residential and commercial negotiations in office, retail, non-profit and ground leases. She also has experience in other housing-related matters, including foreclosures, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, title claims, and post-foreclosure evictions. Sarah is certified by the National Association of Development Companies to provide expedited Small Business Association 504 Loan closings. She represents lenders, Certified Development Companies, and business owners for SBA 504 Loans and 7(a) Loans.

In addition to her practice, Sarah is the volunteer head swim coach for a Special Olympics team representing Eastern Middlesex Arc (EMARC). She is also a member of CREW, the Real Estate Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Boston Bar Association.

Representative Matters

Represented commercial real estate developer in multi-million dollar acquisition of two embassy properties from a foreign government, including analysis of title, zoning, and tax implications.

Frequently represent commercial lenders and borrowers in various secured and unsecured lending transactions, including acquisitions, refinancing, and loan modifications.

Obtained new liquor licenses and transfers of existing liquor licenses for private clubs, restaurants and liquor stores, as well as related permitting and other licenses such as common victualler and entertainment.

Represented Habitat for Humanity of Greater Plymouth in permitting of three land parcels designated for affordable housing.

Represented landlords and tenants in negotiating and drafting commercial leases.

Represented commercial real estate developers in purchases and sales of retail and mixed-use projects, including resolution of title issues, issuance of title policies, zoning, and financing.

Represented a Federally recognized Indian tribe in land acquisition and development, including financing, conveyancing, and title issue resolution in accordance with Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) guidelines.

Represented landowners in abatement proceedings to reduce tax assessments.

Advising an interstate pipeline utility on title issues associated with obtaining land rights to transport natural gas.

Community Involvement

Vice Chair of USA Swimming National Board of Review Special Panel

Lawyers Have Heart 5K Road Race to benefit the American Heart and Stroke Associations

Head coach of EMARC Special Olympics of Massachusetts swim team, 2012-Present