Mass Lawyers Weekly: Exercise of property right, or zoning by another name?
Bisnow.com: Seaport Devlopers Want Retail Sans Regulation
Boston Globe: Wahlburgers lines up whopper of a deal to expand into Asia
Boston Globe: Investing in a good meal
Wicked Local: Dispute over hotel planned for Needham business park goes to court
Mass Lawyers Weekly: Special permit for expansion of Nantucket cottage annulled
Mass Lawyers Weekly: Neighbors must post $20K bond to appeal zoning variance
Daily Free Press: IDEATE reveals current trends, obstacles of food industry
Boston Globe: It’s a new ballgame for iconic City Sports chain
For the third year in a row, Dain Torpy received a first-tier ranking in the sixth edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” publication. The firm was ranked Tier 1 for Real Estate Law in the Boston metropolitan area for 2016. Also for the first time this year, Dain Torpy received a National Tier 3 ranking for Real Estate Law.
Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. According to Best Lawyers®, achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The ranking process involved surveying thousands of law firm clients and attorneys. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed nationally in one or more of 74 practice areas or by metropolitan region in one or more of 122 practice areas.
Nancer Ballard, Lawrence Cahill, Daniel Dain, Christopher Dole, Charles Le Ray, Susan Murphy, Barbara Schmitt, Joseph Torpy and Donald WiestTwo Dain Torpy Attorneys are recognized as Rising Stars in the 2015 New England Super Lawyers Edition as published by Super Lawyers:
Kate Moran Carter and Michael McDermott
Boston Globe: Prominent storefronts to open up as Citi flees
Joe Torpy was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice area of Real Estate Law.
Boston Globe: Funding a restaurant dream
Boston Herald.com: Fund opens restaurant financing to investors
Mass Lawyers Weekly: Excellence in Pro Bono
Kate Carter is being honored at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly annual “Excellence in the Law” event for her pro bono work. The Excellence in Pro Bono nomination requires that the attorney has used his or her expertise and resources to take on cases for the less fortunate that are in need of legal services. Ms. Carter is being recognized for her recent work with the Political Asylum Immigration Representation Project (PAIR) to secure political asylum for two clients: from Togo and from Uganda, who faced persecution in their home countries for involvement in political opposition parties. Kate is also involved in the community, and coordinates the firm’s participation in the annual Lawyers Have Heart 5K, and our charitable drives for Heading Home.
Dan Dain and Dain Torpy are featured in the February 2015 edition of Boston Magazine for involvement with the Restaurant Investment Group. The article not only highlights RIG’s restaurant investment fund but also highlight’s Dain Torpy’s impact on developing a vibrant downtown.
Boston Magazine – The Power of Ideas: Daniel Dain
For the second year in a row, the real estate boutique law firm of Dain Torpy received a first-tier ranking in the fifth edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” publication. The firm was ranked Tier 1 for Real Estate Law in the Boston metropolitan area for 2015.
Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. According to Best Lawyers®, achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The ranking process involved surveying thousands of law firm clients and attorneys. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed nationally in one or more of 74 practice areas or by metropolitan region in one or more of 120 practice areas.
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Nancer Ballard, Lawrence Cahill, Daniel Dain, Charles Le Ray, Susan Murphy, Daniel Pasquarello, Joseph Torpy and Donald Wiest
Two Dain Torpy Attorneys are recognized as Rising Stars in the 2014 New England Rising Stars edition as published by Super Lawyers:
Kate Moran Carter and Michael McDermott
The Top 100 list includes those lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Massachusetts nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.
Joseph Torpy was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the practice area of Real Estate Law.
“Shorter Buildings, Higher Rents”
Dain, Torpy, Le Ray, Wiest & Garner recently helped Cabot, Cabot & Forbes complete the $10.3 million acquisition of a two-acre parcel across from the Quincy Adams MBTA station. CC&F has permitted the site for a six-story, 180-unit, market-rate apartment building with a mixture of studios and one- and two-bedroom units, to be known as Zero Penn Street. Tenant amenities will include structured parking, a pool, and landscaped courtyard, as well as convenient Red Line access to Boston and Cambridge. CC&F hopes to complete construction and begin leasing by spring 2016.
“Neighbor lacks standing to challenge wind turbine”
“‘1st Refusal’ buyer need not match enhanced offer”
Dain Torpy Ranked First Tier Law Firm
Daniel Dain recognized on list of Top 100 Attorneys in Massachusetts in 2013
U.S. Supreme Court decision affirms constitutional limits on exactions from developers
Title policy doesn’t cover mortgage suit
Commercial landlord liable under Ch. 93A after ceiling collapses
Landlord’s damages delayed for six years
BDLWTG found not to have longest law firm name in Boston
“New SJC standing decision raises bar for abutter zoning appeals”
“Bank isn’t liable for architect fees”
“A new landscape for builders”
“No ‘standing’ over blocked view of ocean”
“Broker in failed deal can’t get commission”
Susan Murphy featured in Hingham Editorial: Sign of the Times
The Boston Bar Association’s Year in Review
“A view for one comes at a risk to all”
“Land Court’s Broken Lease Raises Difficult Issues”
“Lawrence Cahill Joins BDLWTG”
“Human Capital: People on the move, August 3”
Public food market gets $10m promise
“For now, they can park it”
“Building requirements for landlocked parcels clarified”
“Wenham land ruling could affect wood lots statewide”
“Robust Alumni Networks A Boon To Firms, Experts Say”
“Wayland Historic Commission Waylays Redevelopment Project”
“Phase One of Madison Properties’ 400,000 s/f Worcester Crossing retail complex opens”
Legal Marketing Association: Your Honor Awards
Decision of the SJC
“Focusing on Legal Aspects of R.E. Can Help for the Futurw”
“Laying Down the Law”
“Dain, Torpy, Le Ray, Wiest & Garner, P.C. delivers value, seizes opportunity”
“Hurdles cleared, Cambridge group celebrates arts project”
“Daniel P. Dain at the Ground Breaking Ceremony and BBQ”
“5 Courses with Donald Wiest, Esq., president and chairman of the board of the Boston Public Market Association”
“Giving City Dwellers a Taste of the Country”
“The Greenway: Segment Three”
“Condo owners sue over lack of fire exits”
“Buyer not bound by land-use restrictions”
“Hungry for public market, city plans site”
“E-mail Exchange on Counsel Fees Binding”
“The truth, the whole truth and I forget.” (pdf)
“New Kids on the Block” (pdf)
“Dain, Le Ray & Wiest, P.C. salutes Bayswater Development, LLC for the successful sellout of Poppy Place at New Seabury.”(pdf)
“Shrewsbury boards taken to court-Housing developments appealed”