Robert Fishman named "Land Use & Zoning Law Lawyer of the Year" in Boston by Best LawyersPrint PDF
Robert A. Fishman was named the "Land Use & Zoning Law Lawyer of the Year” in Boston for 2011 by Best Lawyers.
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys based on exhaustive peer-review surveys with thousands of leading lawyers who confidentially evaluate their peers. The current edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2011) is based on more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations. Those being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in the surveys and only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is chosen.
Fishman has extensive experience in land use/environmental permitting, development, financing, acquisition and disposition, leasing, entity formation, and conveyancing. He has represented developers, lenders, corporate, institutional, municipal, and nonprofit clients involved in the development and financing of mixed use projects, downtown office buildings, suburban industrial and office parks, shopping centers, hotels, multifamily housing, senior assisted living housing and community facilities.
Fishman is a former co-chair of the Development and Land Use Committee of the Boston Bar Association and an active member of the Massachusetts Chapter of NAIOP, the Association for Commercial Real Estate. He has chaired NAIOP's Public Affairs Committee and is presently representing NAIOP on the Governor’s Zoning Reform Task Force.