Our scope of work includes:

  • preparing, interpreting, and amending condominium documents
  • transitioning from developer to unit owner control
  • enforcing condominium policies and bylaws
  • collecting condominium common expenses
  • negotiating agreements with lenders, vendors and suppliers
  • advising condominium boards
  • serving as expert witnesses in litigation matters ranging from disputes over governing condominium documents to title issues to construction defects
  • environmental matters, employment issues and other problems that confront condominium associations and property managers
Results

Our proven
track record.

  • Won a precedent-setting Supreme Judicial Court case successfully defending the development of, and title to, a 40-unit condominium after an adjacent condominium claimed to own its land.
  • Represented a 40-year old tenant-owned housing cooperative in Brookline, Massachusetts in its conversion to condominium ownership. Read more.
  • Represent several leading condominium and property management companies, and numerous condominium associations, including downtown luxury condominiums and towers.
  • Serve as counsel to a large, two-tiered mixed-use, luxury condominium in Boston.
  • Successfully defended the allocation of percentage interests in condominium with restricted affordable housing and market-rate units.
  • Created condominium documents for a 329-unit phased project, Sierra + Tango Condominium, the first two buildings in the NorthPoint project that will eventually consist of 2,700 housing units; more than 2 million square feet of commercial and retail space; a hotel; and open space in Cambridge, Boston, and Somerville.
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June 11, 2020

Details Matter in Mass. Eviction Moratorium Law

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May 22, 2020

Massachusetts Debt Collection Ban Reversed: HOAs Can Resume Collection Actions

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May 8, 2020

Massachusetts Debt Collection Ban Stricken Down

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April 30, 2020

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Massachusetts Halts Evictions & Foreclosures, While Allowing Remote Notarizations

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April 30, 2020

Condo Associations Face New Collection Challenges: Mass. AG’s Debt Regulations Mean Well, But…

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April 24, 2020

Mass. Ruling Clarifies Land Use Regs For Cannabis

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April 24, 2020

Davis Malm Attorneys and Practice Area Recognized by 2020 Chambers USA

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April 10, 2020

Relief for Taxpayers: Massachusetts Legislature Gives Option to Defer Property Tax Payments

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April 7, 2020

Condo Associations Face New Collection Challenges

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