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  • On appeal to the Massachusetts Appeals Court, we successfully overturned a trial court decision and obtained an order requiring a defendant to convey marina property to our client. Read the decision: Kurker v. Shoestring Properties.
  • Actively participated in a major case in the U.S. Court of Appeals upholding the use of phasing techniques in condominium development. Read more: Northwood Properties, LLC.
  • Obtained the reversal of an Appeals Court decision from the Supreme Judicial Court that clarified the obligations of abutters challenging a zoning decision and reinstated our client’s special permit to redevelop its property. Read the decision: Sweenie v. A.L. Prime Energy Consultants
  • Won for a developer client a landmark decision that limited the authority of local conservation commissions to impose restrictions under local wetlands bylaws. Read the decision: Fieldstone Meadows Development Corp. v. Conservation Commission of Andover.
  • Participated in successful litigation to invalidate “rate of development” zoning bylaws that restricted issuance of building permits by local zoning boards. Read the decision: Zuckerman v. Town of Hadley.
  • On appeal to the Supreme Judicial Court, we established that a binding contract to buy real estate is formed even though the offer to purchase required the subsequent execution of a purchase and sale agreement.
  • Obtained a preliminary injunction for a condominium association in an action against unit owners to enforce the unit owners’ adherence to the bylaws.
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November 19, 2019

Unlocking Hidden Tax Savings Through Real Estate Tax Abatements

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September 16, 2019

Tax Traps for Foreign Real Estate Investors

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July 29, 2019

An Estate Tax Trap for Foreign Real Estate Investors

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June 21, 2019

Foreign Investments in U.S. Real Estate – Tax Law, Entity Selection and Transaction Structures

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May 14, 2019

Sandy Moskowitz Presents at The Abstract Club

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April 26, 2019

Davis Malm Attorneys and Practice Area Recognized by 2019 Chambers USA

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March 13, 2019

Marijuana entrepreneurs see favorable precedent in Worcester court ruling

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March 7, 2019

Structuring Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate: Entity Selection and Transaction Structures

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February 19, 2019

Tax Guide For Foreign Investors In U.S. Residential Real Estate

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