Cases & Recent Matters

Represent owners of commercial properties, including a first class office building in Copley Square Boston and 790,000 sq ft shopping center in Roanoke Virginia (tenants include Barnes + Noble, JC Penney, Kroger, Staples, TJ Maxx, AC Moore and Applebee’s).  Draft all leases, LOI’s, contracts, SNDA’s, OEA’s and other required documents.

Advise Sr. Management of United States entity for an international company with headquarters outside of Venice Italy, that is one of the largest manufacturers in the world of processing machines for the food industry.

Obtained $500,000 personal injury settlement in an action filed in Suffolk County Superior Court in Boston.

Successfully represented individual against local automobile dealership pursuant to the Massachusetts Consumer Protection statute and recovered all over-payments charged for vehicle purchased and all attorney’s fees.

Obtained injunctive relief in Bristol County Superior Court in connection with a purchaser’s refusal to honor its obligations under a sale agreement for an oil company business.

Successfully represented employee who brought claims against a national company, located in California, pursuant to G.L. c. 151B & other Federal & State (Massachusetts & California) statutes prohibiting discrimination, retaliation and harassment. Recovery included salary and bonus for one year and all attorney’s fees.

Obtained all permits and approvals for new 55,000 sq. ft. shopping center across from the Mansfield Crossing Shopping Center.

Obtained all permits and approvals from Walpole boards and department of transportation, to develop a mixed-use building on Hollingsworth and Vose (“Clock tower” site).

Obtained Special Permit to expand a continuing care retirement facility in Mansfield, resulting in the addition of 56 units on 30 acres.

Successfully rezoned & obtained all permits and approvals for expansion of Chateau Restaurant site in Norton.

Represented purchaser in acquisition of 20 acre “Henderson’s Farm” in Easton, which was purchased for agricultural and horticultural use pursuant to G.L. c. 61A.

Successfully opposed, in the Land Court and Appeals Court, an off-leash dog park on conservation land in Foxboro.

Represented purchasers of the land and assets of the landmark Old Country Store & Emporium in Mansfield.

Represented purchaser of the land and assets of the landmark Red Wing Restaurant in Walpole, including transfer of liquor license.

Successfully handled sale and transfer of liquor license to the Wines & More 17,000 sq. ft. store located in the Mansfield Crossing, including hearings before the ABCC.

Successfully represented abutters in front of Zoning Board of Appeals and obtained an order requiring removal of a 2100 square foot garage that was built behind a home (pursuant to a building permit) and was being used for a commercial business in a residential zone