Dan is an experienced transactional lawyer handling all aspects of commercial real estate ownership, development and finance, with an emphasis on land acquisition and disposition, leasing, and title matters. Dan’s clients include national corporations, non-profit institutions, private developers and individual property owners.



  • Harvard Law School  (J.D., cum laude)
  • Colby College  (B.A., summa cum laude)
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts


  • Member, The Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (formerly known as the Massachusetts Conveyancers Association) (1983-present)
    • Board of Directors, 2000 – 2010 and 2014 – 2017
    • Co-Chair of Amicus Committee, 2014 – present
    • Vice-Chair of Practice of Law by Non-Lawyers Committee, 2007 – 2008
    • Chair of Nominating Committee, 2006
    • Immediate Past President, 2006
    • President, 2005
    • President-Elect, 2004
    • Treasurer, 2003
    • Chair of Legislation Committee, 2001 – 2003
  • Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers (2004 – present)
  • Member (1999-present); Executive Committee Member (2014-present), Abstract Club
  • Member, Real Estate & Environmental Law Advisory Committee, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (2006 – present)
  • Member, Boston Bar Association (1991 – present)
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association (1984 – present)


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© under Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law in Boston, Massachusetts (2024)
  • Selected as 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Real Estate Law in Boston by Best Lawyers
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (2006-2020)
  • Recognized as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer, 2004-2021
  • Elected as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, 2004
  • AV Preeminent® Rating (5.0 out of 5.0) by Martindale-Hubbell, its peer rating for highest level professional excellence and high ethical standing

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Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts