Ann is a member of Prince Lobel’s Real Estate practice and concentrates on land use (zoning, subdivision an environmental permitting and appeals); general real estate (leasing, transactions and lending); and litigation with a specialization in easement disputes and adverse possession claims.

Ann represents property owners and purchasers in commercial real estate transactions, including the negotiation of financing agreements and subsequent amendments, and commercial landlords and tenants in lease negotiations, extensions, amendments and renewals.  Her leasing practice covers a broad range of tenant uses from retail and office to lab and manufacturing.  She has experience drafting and reviewing agreements, including purchase and sale, leases, indemnification, conservation restrictions, easements, contracts, and settlement agreements.    She has particular expertise in the creation of condominiums and provides counsel to condominium associations in updating and enforcing condominium documents.  Additionally, Ann performs zoning, environmental, survey, permitting and title due diligence reviews.

Ann has represented parties in legal proceedings arising out of federal and state hazardous waste sites, including private cost recovery actions, as well as in claims for insurance coverage for environmental contamination and remediation.  She has also represented clients in the local permitting of retail, residential, office, and mixed-use development projects, including comprehensive permit developments.   Her experience includes securing and challenging project approvals under the state Wetlands Protection Act, local wetlands bylaws, the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act, and waterways regulations.  Her permitting and permit appeal experience includes access for the disabled, asbestos, clean air, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and  clean water issues, among others.

Education

  • University of Massachusetts, B.A., summa cum laude, Commonwealth Scholar
  • Boston College Law School, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Plympton, Massachusetts Bylaw Review Committee member, 2017 – present
  • Plympton, Massachusetts Zoning Board of Appeals member and Chair, 2007 – 2012
  • Plympton, Massachusetts Planning Board member, 2002 – 2007
  • Member, CREW Boston