Rich May also practices in the area of Zoning, Subdivision Control, and Environmental Compliance. The group has successfully permitted both small and large-scale residential, commercial and mixed-use developments in Massachusetts, including retail, office and industrial properties.

Our services consist primarily of land use entitlement, i.e., representing clients during the appeals/relief/negotiation process for established zoning and/or environmental restrictions on land. The group has the experience to identify problems that often occur in development projects and the ability to offer practical and creative solutions.

The group also has the experience with government officials and other key players in the development process necessary to efficiently navigate the regulatory framework.

Some representative matters include:

  • Obtained approvals and permits for a new Negotiated Sale of 61A Agricultural Property in Lexington, Massachusetts to the Town of Lexington.
  • Negotiated Environmental Contamination settlement with the Mass. Attorney General’s Office and Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Rezoning and Development of New Full Service Inn and Restaurant property in Suburban Boston.
  • Negotiated Covenant Not to Sue for industrial manufacturing facility where only a temporary solution was feasible and implemented (Class C-1 RAO).
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Erica P. Bigelow

Of Counsel

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James B. Heffernan

Shareholder; Commercial Real Estate Co-Chair

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Danielle Justo

Shareholder; Commercial Real Estate Co-Chair

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Howard L. Levin

Of Counsel

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Anthony McGuinness


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Yana Zheng