- Representing numerous major developers, property owners, and financing partners in connection with permitting of a range of mixed-use residential, commercial, and industrial development projects facilities across Boston.
- Representing numerous residential and mixed-use developers to obtain and defend environmental approvals for projects throughout Massachusetts.
- Represented a major casino resort company in securing environmental approvals to redevelop a contaminated waterfront site for luxury hotel, retail, and public open space uses. Together with Mintz litigation team, represented the project in successful defense of an adjudicatory appeal to the project's key state waterfront development license.
- Represented owner of former regional rail yard regarding environmental remediation to facilitate future redevelopment.
- Advising investors, owners, developers and contractors with respect to environmental permitting and site conditions evaluations for renewable energy projects nationwide.
- Represented manufacturing landowner with respect to master planning and state approvals for waterfront land along historic Fort Point Channel.
- Represented national pharmaceutical manufacturer in connection with acquisition and development of a portion of a former military base for construction of a large-scale biologics manufacturing facility.
Mintz represents GE in a dispute concerning the EPA’s costly proposed remedy for the Housatonic Rest of River, which offers no additional environmental or human health benefit. The EPA Environmental Appeals Board recently took the usual step of remanding EPA’s proposal for further consideration.
Mintz assisted a global gaming resort with redeveloping a Brownfield site. Mintz attorneys advised the client on risks related to contamination on the former chemical manufacturing site and helped the client defend its construction permits, Chapter 91 license, and MEPA certificate.
Mintz counsels Harvard University regarding its ownership of Allston Landing, the site of a Massachusetts Turnpike interchange and former railyard. Mintz negotiated an agreement that included remediation of earlier contamination and assists Harvard in dealings with Massachusetts state agencies.