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34 Best Boston Real Estate Lawyers

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We scored 321 Real Estate Lawyers in Boston, MA and Picked the Top 34

Aceto, Bonner & Prager, PC has been serving Boston clients for more than 15 years. The law firm counsels clients in commercial and residential real estate proceedings, including litigation, purchase and sale of real estate, leasing, land use and zoning restrictions, property lines, environmental issues, and other issues. The firm also practices personal injury law, criminal defense, estate administration, employment law, business law, and other areas of law.

Adam Dash & Associates has provided real estate legal services to clients in the Boston area for over 27 years. The firm provides representation to lenders, buyers, and sellers. It negotiates and drafts purchase and sale agreements as well as refinancing agreements. Adam Dash & Associates additionally provides commercial real estate legal assistance in condominium disputes and zoning issues. Founding attorney Adam Dash has received the BV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Alan J. Pransky Attorney at Law is a general practice law firm that offers guidance and legal assistance in real estate matters to clients in the Boston metro area. The firm conducts title examinations and protects the rights of buyers and sellers in real estate transactions. Solo practitioner Pransky assists with condominium association issues, represents lenders and tenants in their transactions and disputes, and handles litigation. Pransky is a member of the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts.

Allan S. Fanger Attorney at Law has been working for Boston clients for more than 30 years. Based in Newton, the law firm advises clients in real estate disputes including residential and commercial lease disputes, homeowner/contractor disputes, condominium disputes, and property encumbrances. The attorney is a member of Super Lawyers, the American Bar Association, and the Massachusetts Bar Association, and has a Superb Avvo rating.

Anderson & Kreiger LLP is a business and real estate law firm in Boston. It advises national developers, landowners, and public entities on complex real estate transactions, including condominium projects, economic agencies, and acquisition or disposition of development parcels. The legal team helps educational institutions obtain permits and construction contracts for re-development and expansion. Attorneys assist multinational and local clients comply with environmental laws and regulations while purchasing and developing properties.

Baker, Baverman, & Barbadoro PC is a law firm in Quincy that serves clients in the Boston area with a team of experienced real estate attorneys. Offering a range of services designed to help clients sell, buy, and rent real estate, the firm is prepared to handle matters involving residential and commercial leases, land use and zoning, water rights, and subdivision approvals. The firm also deals with foreclosures and landlord-tenant disputes.

Beveridge & Diamond is a law firm in Boston with a focus on environmental land development, real estate, and housing. It represents developers, land owners, businesses, and other entities, helping them to obtain approvals, gain environmental permits, and negotiate and finalize transactions for land use and urban, suburban, and industrial development. Its services cover issues involving redevelopment, federal and state stormwater permitting, environmental justice, toxic tort and commercial litigation, and insurance coverage.

Brooks & Crowley LLP has been serving the Boston area for more than 45 years. The law firm, based in Dedham, provides services including purchase and sale agreements, advising buyers and sellers, title settlement services, reverse mortgages, commercial real estate, and private financing. The practice is a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers and has a Superb Avvo rating. Clients have given positive feedback for Brooks & Crowley's knowledgeable attorneys who produce quality work.

Based in Boston and with additional offices in the U.S. and Europe, Brown Rudnick LLP assists clients in real estate matters. The firm's attorneys have experience in areas such as acquisitions and sales, zoning and land use, leasing, fund formation, equity raising, and real estate finance and litigation. Brown Rudnick also takes on cases involving distressed real estate and disputes over real estate and construction. Its clients include financial institutions, health care entities, real estate developers, and property managers.

Since 1960, Burns & Levinson LLP has represented Boston clients in legal matters concerning real estate. The firm works with commercial, governmental, institutional, and private entities to address financial and litigation concerns. It handles matters such as tax benefit planning, estate and business succession, obtaining project permission, and holding entity planning. Other areas the firm practices include design and construction law, government relations law, public financing, and public-private partnership planning.

Calabrese Law Associates has experience in real estate disputes including boundary line disputes, condominium law, Homeowner's Association law, landlord/tenant law, zoning, and litigation. The firm is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. The founder is a member of the American Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association, and the Massachusetts Bar Association.

Canner Law provides legal services for clients who want to sell, buy, and finance real estate. Based in Needham, the practice's services include lender representation, buyer representation, seller representation, condominium law advising, and leasing services. The founder is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association, and the BNI Back Bay Chapter. Clients have given positive feedback for Canner Law's straightforward communication and attention to detail.

Located in Wakefield and serving the Boston area, Curley Law Firm LLP has more than four decades of experience. While its overall focus is elder law, the firm also represents clients in negotiations involving the sale or purchase of real estate. Curley Law Firm's other practices include estate and crisis planning, probate and trust administration, and conservatorship and guardianship. Founder Patrick G. Curley is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and Massachusetts Bar member.

Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a premier full-service, Boston-based business law firm that represents local, national, and global businesses, institutions and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries. Clients rely on Davis Malm’s attorneys to efficiently deliver successful results through direct partner involvement, responsive client service, and creative and strategic problem-solving. The firm’s attorneys practice at the top-level of the profession and possess the agility necessary to handle any issues that arise during the course of a matter. Davis Malm is a member of the International Lawyers Network, representing Massachusetts and northern New England. This membership enables the firm to offer high-quality, efficient services to clients doing business globally.

Dolan Connly, P.C. provides consultation for real estate issues such as home foreclosures, zoning issues, property tax disputes, commercial and residential development, and evictions. The practice is a member of the American Association for Justice and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. The attorneys are members of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Massachusetts Judges Conference.

Foley Hoag LLP is a full-service law firm that handles real estate matters from its offices in Boston as well as New York, Paris, and Washington, D.C. The firm represents developers, owners, landlords, and tenants in development projects. It handles large-scale projects, such as office and commercial development, infrastructure investment, academic buildings, and highways and transit lines. Foley Hoag also provides advice on government requirements affecting zoning and land use.

Gilman, McLaughlin, and Hanrahan LLP is a civil litigation law firm based in Boston and serving clients across the Boston metro area. The firm's experienced stable of attorneys helps clients handle a variety of real estate matters, including commercial development, commercial leasing, zoning, subdivisions, and environmental permitting issues. Additionally, the firm represents clients while guiding them through the site selection process and while drafting, reviewing, and negotiating property purchase contracts. The firm also helps clients secure financing.

With over 200 lawyers across multiple disciplines, Goulston & Storrs is a real estate powerhouse with leading-edge corporate, litigation, tax, and private client and trust practices. Goulston & Storrs employs a team approach that values client outcomes first and foremost. The firm’s dedication to providing prompt, practical legal advice, cost-efficiently and tailored to their clients’ business needs, has resulted in Goulston & Storrs being acknowledged for excellence by leading industry, client, and peer rankings including Chambers USA, BTI’s A-Team for Client Service, and U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers. Goulston & Storrs is an Am Law 200 law firm with offices in Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C.

Gregg, Hunt, Ahern, & Embry has been handling real estate law issues in the Boston area since 1983. The firm serves institutional lenders by drafting and reviewing residential and construction loan documents, phase residential and condominium development plans and contracts, and title insurance documentation and coverage for projects. It also represents residential and commercial property owners before local planning and zoning boards when making zoning or land use requests. Managing partner Bruce J. Embry is a member of the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts.

J. Redmond Law, PC practices real estate law for buyers and sellers. The firm, based in Brookline, has experience in issues including purchase and document reviews, extension negotiations, deposit protection, and sales agreement negotiation. The attorney was featured on Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2015 and has received praise for her knowledge and helpful services. J. Redmond is a member of the Women's Bar Association and Volunteer Lawyer's Project.

JRG Legal represents residential real estate buyers and sellers from its office in Boston. The firm works for buyers, handling offer paperwork, contracts, and closing documentation. It prepares financing paperwork and ensures funds are transferred to the lender's bank. The legal staff also conducts title searches, obtains surveys, and prepares and reviews all legal documents for accuracy. Attorneys represent clients at closing to ensure all signed documents are legal and binding. JRG Legal also handles condominium conversions and landlord/tenant disputes.

Kriss Law specializes in residential conveyance in the Boston area. The practice has experience working with lenders, real estate agents, buyers, and sellers in all types of real estate disputes. The law firm is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

Founded in 1975, The Law Office of A. Joseph Ross JD is a general civil practice firm located in Newton and serving clients in Boston. It handles residential real estate transactions, landlord-tenant resolutions, and housing discrimination cases. Ross has over 40 years of legal experience as a tenants' and landlord's advocate and as a legal consultant regarding landlord-tenant issues. The Law Office of A. Joseph Ross also practices consumer litigation.

The Law Offices of Lipsey & Clifford PC, located in Hanover, has served Boston and the South Shore communities since 2001. The firm handles all areas of real estate law including residential and commercial sales and leases. It reviews offers to purchase, property details, purchase and sales agreements, and protects its clients during negotiations. The firm works with local specialist teams, including real estate agents, insurance companies, home inspectors, and lenders, insuring a transaction that is prompt and appropriately completed.

Lawson & Weitzen LLP is a large, full-service law firm that has served real estate clients in Boston for over 40 years. It has experience in land development, construction, eminent domain, foreclosures, joint ventures and title matters. The firm, which is listed as Massachusetts's 100 Largest Law Firms, also handles criminal defense, family law, insurance defense, workers compensation, and dispute resolution. Managing partner Richard Weitzen was included on the Super Lawyer's list for three consecutive years.

Parker & Scheer LLP is a Boston real estate law firm that assists businesses and individuals with condominium law, property purchases and sale agreements, selling homes, and other issues. The law firm also practices personal injury law, business law, workers' compensation law, and criminal defense. The practice won Law Firm of the Year by Lawyers Weekly, was named a Massachusetts Rising Star by Boston Magazine, and was named Top 100 Attorneys by Boston Magazine.

Phillips & Angley is a Boston-based firm that practices zoning, land use and real estate law and litigation. The firm represents developers and landowner in zoning and other permitting, easement, title and commercial lease disputes. It represents clients seeking development and zoning permits. The firm also represents buyers and sellers in purchase agreements, real estate development agreements, and commercial leases. It assists in securing compensation in the event of takings by municipal or state entities. Additionally, it represents telecommunications carriers in appeal- and permit-related matters. Founding member Jeffrey T. Angley has over 35 years of experience.

Quick Silva Title, LLC handles title and real estate law in the Boston area. Based in Waltham, the law firm provides title insurance services, closing attorney services, and escrow services. Clients have given positive feedback for Quick Silva Title's friendly, responsive, and efficient attorneys and quality customer service.

Sally & Fitch LLP has experience in real estate proceedings including zoning litigation, purchase and sale agreement litigation, environmental litigation, adverse possession, condo litigation, and other cases. The Boston law firm has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell and won Best Lawyers Best Law Firms by U.S. News in 2016. The practice offers tuition scholarships to one law student and one undergraduate student every year.

Sherin and Logden LLP handles real estate matters from its offices in Boston and Providence. Its areas of focus include ground and air rights, leasing and financing, acquisition, disposition, construction and design contracts, and development. The firm also advises clients on land use planning and permitting as well as public-private partnerships. Additionally, the firm handles real estate litigation. Its clients include tenants, landlords, investors, property managers, municipalities and public agencies, banks, and developers.

Tarlow Breed Hart & Rogers, PC counsels clients in real estate law cases involving zoning and land use, leasing, development, environmental impact, and commercial finance. The firm also practices corporate law, environmental law, family law, hospitality law, and other areas of the law. The practice is a member of the International Business Law Consortium and participates in sustainable business practices that reduce paper consumption and energy usage.

The Oriel Law Group has been serving clients for more than 35 years. Based in Newton, the law firm handles real estate issues such as real estate closings, purchase and sale agreements, and title insurance. The practice also takes cases in business law, debtor rights, securities law, and personal injury.

The Sherwin Law Firm in Charlestown concentrates on real estate litigation. Serving homeowners, tenants, and landlords in the Boston metro area, it practices foreclosure defense, landlord-tenant law, property disputes, and limited assistance representation. When it comes to foreclosure defense, clients can get help with loan modifications, civil litigation, and summary process or eviction defense. Founding Attorney Adam Sherwin has experience in various real estate matters and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.

Vetstein Law Group practices real estate law in proceedings involving landlord/tenant disputes, real estate conveyancing, zoning and permits, construction law, and condominium law. The founder stays active in local organizations, and acts as Co-Chair of the Title & Conveyancing Committee of the Boston Bar Association. Clients have praised the attorney for his good communication and prompt, effective work.

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