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Rackemann Real Estate Attorney Michael W. Parker Presents at BBA’s Environmental Litigation and Hazardous & Solid Waste Sections Joint Open Meeting

Boston, MA, March 29, 2018 — Boston law firm Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster announces that Michael W. Parker presented on the Supreme Judicial Court’s (SJC) decision in Grand Manor Condominium vs. City of Lowell at the Boston Bar Association’s (BBA) Environmental Litigation and Hazardous & Solid Waste Sections joint open meeting, March 28, 2018. Parker represented current and former Grand Manor unit owners in their successful appeal of the trial court decision. At the meeting, he discussed the progression of the case, the SJC’s decision, and its potential impact on 21E litigation.

As a Director in the firm’s Real Estate Group, Parker represents corporations and individuals in complex real estate and environmental disputes and transactions, including appearances before state, local and federal regulatory agencies as well as the state and federal courts of Massachusetts. He helps clients in all aspects of Boston land-use permitting, including the Boston Planning and Development Agency Article 80 approval process. He routinely appears before the BPDA Board, the Boston Civic Design Committee, the Zoning Board of Appeal and the Boston Conservation Commission.

The BBA is the Commonwealth’s premier legal institution with nearly 13,000 members drawn from private practice, corporations, government agencies, legal aid organizations, the courts, and law schools. Today, the BBA is governed by a Council of 34 members and has 24 sections and more than 100 committees dedicated to substantive areas of law as well as issues such as delivery of legal services and diversity and inclusion.

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