Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C., is pleased to
welcome Greg D. Peterson as a Member of the firm’s Real Estate
Department. Greg was most recently a partner in the Boston office of
DLA Piper, LLP, a global law firm, and previously Hill & Barlow,
where he focused his practice on environmental impact review and
permitting, purchase and sale of contaminated properties, brownfields
re-development, hazardous materials response advice, complex land use,
property structuring and title matters, and real estate financings and
workouts. He will continue that practice at Tarlow Breed Hart and
Rodgers, P.C. as a member of the Real Estate Department.
Repeatedly listed in Best Lawyers in America, Greg has particular expertise in:
- Environmental impact reviews, permitting, land use law and conservation law.
- Hazardous materials response actions, liability transfer and brownfields re-development.
- Complex real estate agreements and structures such as
development agreements, purchase and sale agreements, options, joint
ventures, easements, condominiums, joint use agreements, ground
leases, master planning agreements, conservation and agricultural
restrictions, subdivisions and vertical parcel creation.
- Commercial real estate loan facilities and workouts.
- Situation analysis, strategic project planning, and effective
integration of diverse technical, business and regulatory components,
activities, and constituencies in high-stakes, politically sensitive
- Negotiation of sophisticated multi-party transactions and public-private-partnerships.
- Legislative and regulatory policy and drafting.
Greg currently serves on the National Board of Directors
of Massachusetts NAIOP (formerly known as the National Association of
Industrial and Office Properties) and co-chairs NAIOP’s Massachusetts
Growth Committee. Greg is a co-recipient of the 2005 Public Affairs
Award from NAIOP Massachusetts for the work that produced the Smart
Growth Overlay Zoning Act (Chapters 40R and 40S) and its implementing
regulations. He was also recognized by NAIOP for his instrumental role
in drafting significant portions of and tirelessly working to achieve
passage of the Expedited Permitting Act in 2006, and the Act Restoring
the Landlocked Tidelands Exemption from Licensing in 2007.
Greg was the 2002 President of the Real Estate Bar
Association for Massachusetts. In 1999, Greg received the
Conservationist of the Year award from the Town of Carlisle. From
1997-2009, he served as a Trustee of the Carlisle Conservation
Foundation. Greg has also represented the Trustees of Reservations, and
recently completed several years as an elected member of the Carlisle
Planning Board. Greg represents the Concord Land Conservation Trust and
is also a trustee of the Town of Carlisle Affordable Housing Trust.
Greg developed the expedited permitting strategy for
Edgewood, the first major 40R smart-growth project brought to market in
Massachusetts, a 400-unit residential apartment complex on a former
state hospital property in North Reading.
Greg provided the environmental legal advice for Kendall
Square, a 10-acre mixed used redevelopment on a former manufactured
gas plant site adjacent to MIT which won EPA’s 2006 Phoenix Award for
best Brownfield redevelopment in the U.S.
About Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C.
Formed in 1991, Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C. is committed to
providing high quality, comprehensive legal services to its clients.
Featuring a breadth and depth of experience and perspective usually
found only at larger law firms, Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers. P.C.
offers sophisticated legal counsel to entrepreneurs, businesses,
individuals, families, and institutions.
Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers’ areas of expertise
include corporate law, employment matters, mergers and acquisitions,
litigation and dispute resolution, estate planning, taxation, real
estate, bankruptcy, and municipal law.
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02199. For additional information, or to arrange for a consultation,
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