Goulston & Storrs

Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for Retains its position as a market-leading firm in the Massachusetts real estate sector. Regularly called upon by regional and national developers and investors to handle big-ticket matters. Particularly noted for its activity in the retail and office development areas. Additional strengths in real estate-related capital markets transactions. Also provides first-class zoning and land use advice and demonstrates expertise in areas of construction and leasing.

Strengths Clients say: "Its lawyers are better than anyone else."

Sources say it has "top-notch lawyers" who have "very broad experience in the industry."

Work highlights Represented Beacon Capital on its $441.85 million acquisition financing of an office building in Boston.

Notable practitioners

Alan Rottenberg is a "very good and skillful practitioner," say sources. He is a seasoned real estate transactions attorney and has a plethora of experience in the field.

Debbie Horwitz is best known for her strength in transactional real estate and land use matters. Clients highlight her as "a rock star."

Douglas Husid has a wide-ranging practice and often advises on real estate transactions such as financings. He has further skills in permitting work.

Sources report Matthew Kiefer is a "top zoning and land use lawyer in this market." He is sought after for his expertise in land use and permitting matters.