Menu
Sarah Turano-Flores, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP Photo

Sarah A. Turano-Flores

Of Counsel / Hyannis

Overview

Sarah A. Turano-Flores is Of Counsel within the Real Estate Department of Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP, and a member of the firm’s Land Use Practice Group.  Sarah focuses her practice on land use permitting and real estate litigation, representing private individuals and developers on Cape Cod and in Greater Boston in land development matters, state and local permitting, permitting appeals, and title disputes. She has previously served as Town Counsel and Special Counsel to various Massachusetts municipalities, handling municipal matters pertaining to real estate acquisition and development, bylaw and regulation development, land use permitting and litigation, Affordable Housing Permitting and Development, eminent domain and regulatory takings claims. Sarah presently concentrates her litigation practice in zoning and wetland appeals, easement and title disputes, adverse possession, prescription, beach accretion, trespass, abatement appeals and related land use litigation.

Sarah is an active member of Nutter’s Diversity & Inclusion Executive and Action Committees, working to set firm-wide expectations for a diverse and inclusive culture. In 2015, Sarah helped develop Nutter’s Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan and she currently Chairs the Diversity Action Committee, the Committee charged with developing initiatives intended to further the goals and objectives of that Plan.

Experience

Experience

  • Represented shorefront owners in litigation concerning easement rights on Cape Cod

    Nutter defended several shorefront owners in litigation concerning access to the waters of Cape Cod Bay. The courts ruled that the original developers did not reserve beach rights for the inland owners and further confirmed that the shorefront owners owned their land out to the mean low water line.

Case Studies

News & Insights

Education & Admissions

Education

Western New England University School of Law, J.D.
University of Connecticut, B.A., cum laude

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Industries

Notable Experience

Sarah works in the areas of municipal and real estate law, representing private individuals and developers in land development matters, state and local permitting, permitting appeals, and title disputes.

Noteworthy

Sarah served as counsel to two Cape Cod towns for thirteen years and also served as Town Counsel of Brewster.

Back to Page