We are proud of our longstanding commitment to pro bono work, including the representation of low-income housing developers, shelters for the homeless, trusts and foundations established for the preservation of public land, and schools and other nonprofit educational organizations.
Barnett, Keith R.

Keith R. Barnett


+1 617 526 6930 (t)

Boulger, Sean T.

Sean T. Boulger


+1 617 526 6870 (t)

Burke, Robert D.

Robert D. Burke


+1 617 526 6470 (t)

Burton, Douglas L.

Douglas L. Burton


+1 617 526 6270 (t)

Jakubowski, Paul

Paul Jakubowski


+1 617 526 6948 (t)

Edwards, Stephen M.

Stephen M. Edwards

Special Counsel

+1 617 526 6067 (t)

Gold, H. David

H. David Gold

Special Counsel

+1 617 526 6425 (t)


Susan M. Kincaid

Special Counsel

+1 617 526 6577 (t)


Representative matters include:

  • Serving as counsel to a leading child development organization in the expansion of its educational and residential facility in Walpole, Massachusetts; the sale of its former headquarters in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston; and the renovation of its Plymouth, Massachusetts campus.
  • Representing The Walden Woods Project in the permanent preservation of more than 100 acres of land adjacent to Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts and the acquisition of property in Lincoln, Massachusetts for the Henry David Thoreau Museum.
  • Serving in leadership roles in connection with open space, transit and traffic integration matters for Boston's Central Artery/Tunnel Project and the surface restoration of the Rose Kennedy Greenway.
  • Representing Citizen Schools in connection with its headquarters lease in Massachusetts and its regional leases in New Jersey, North Carolina and Texas.
  • Representing an organization aiding those suffering from inadequate nutrition in the a relocation, design, construction and financing of a condominium office building.
  • Representing a shelter for homeless and formerly homeless persons in Boston in the acquisition and financing of numerous affordable housing projects, as well as the alteration and expansion of its men's and women's shelters.
  • Representing a Boston neighborhood community development corporation in the acquisition of two brownfields sites, which have been redeveloped for apartments, townhouses and condominiums for low-income residents.
  • Representing a provider of lodging house residences for the working poor on numerous projects, including the acquisition, financing and rehabilitation of the residential component of the Cambridge YMCA, using tax exempt debt, federal and state low-income and historic tax credits, and other affordable housing funds.
  • Representing a homelessness organization in acquiring new facilities to help formerly homeless individuals realize home ownership.
  • Representing a joint venture among a Boston neighborhood community development corporation, Trinity Financial, Inc. and a housing investor, in cooperation with Northeastern University, to develop a 610-bed student housing facility and 60-unit affordable home ownership development on Boston Redevelopment Authority urban renewal property.