Throughout his legal career, which began in 1962, Chris has practiced in all areas of the law. For the last 35 years, he has concentrated his practice in zoning, permitting and residential real estate development law. He has appeared before numerous municipal boards and is familiar with environmental laws, zoning laws, and all aspects of residential real estate construction and development including the obtaining and implementation of comprehensive permits for affordable housing. His vast knowledge and experience in the real estate field enables him to better serve his clients in negotiating the purchase, sale and/or development of large parcels of land resulting in the client obtaining the maximum benefit of transactions in which he has been involved.
Chris graduated from Boston University, Magna Cum Laude, 1960 and attended Boston University Law School where he obtained his LL.B., Cum Laude, in 1962 and edited the Boston University Law Review for two years prior to his graduation. Chris is a member of the Worcester County and Massachusetts Bar Associations and is a Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. He has practiced before the State and Federal Courts of Massachusetts and is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Chris has obtained Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating for a lawyer, AV Preeminent®, as determined by his peers.