Stephen M. Edwards


Stephen M. Edwards

Special Counsel

Stephen Edwards has a general real estate practice, with particular focus on commercial conveyancing and retail development. He has represented clients in a broad range of local and national commercial real estate matters, including acquisitions and sales, leasing, development, financing and construction.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Edwards was associated with the law firm Thompson Hine in Cleveland, Ohio. From 1987 to 1990, he was a lieutenant in the US Navy Chaplain Corps, serving with the US Marine Corps.

Professional Activities

Mr. Edwards is a past President of the Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts, and continues to serve on its Title Standards Committee and Board of Directors. He is a chapter author and faculty panelist on commercial purchase and sale agreements for the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education publication Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Real Estate Documents in Massachusetts. He is also a chapter author on leases and tenancies for MCLE’s Crocker’s Notes on Common Forms. Mr. Edwards is a member of the Real Estate Section of the Boston Bar Association.


  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2013-2020 editions of the Best Lawyers in America for his real estate law practice

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  • Education

    • JD, Boston University School of Law, 1993

      magna cum laude
    • MDiv, Yale Divinity School, 1983

    • BA, Yale University, 1980

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts