Land use, zoning and licensing firm strengthened by addition of former regulatory official
BOSTON, MA (August 1, 2022) – McDermott, Quilty & Miller, LLP (“MQM”), a Boston-based law firm and government affairs practice founded in 1998, announced today that it has expanded the depth of its practice, with the hiring of attorney Sean T, Regan as a new Senior Associate.
Attorney Sean Regan has over a decade of experience in municipal and state government. Most recently, he served as Director of University Relations and Public Records for the President ’s Office of the University of Massachusetts and its Building Authority, leading public outreach and government relations for its large-scale real estate developments, including the Bayside property in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. Prior to this, Sean served in the administrations of Boston Mayors Thomas M. Menino and Martin J. Walsh, as Mayor Menino’s South Boston neighborhood liaison for zoning and licensing matters and Mayor’s Walsh’s Principal Administrator for his Chief of the Department of Public Works.
Sean Regan is also co-founder of the South Boston Leadership Initiative, an innovative youth education and fitness program, and he was recently elected to the Board of Commissioners for the Swampscott Housing Authority. Sean graduated magna cum laude with his JD from New England School of Law in in 2020 and played Division I Hockey at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst from 2001- 2005, receiving his B.A. in 2015. He is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
“Sean’s depth of experience and active citizenship is a natural addition to our firm’s established niche as a leading land use, zoning and licensing practice in Boston and throughout the Commonwealth,” said managing partner Stephen V. Miller. “We look forward to welcoming him to MQM “
Founded in 1998 by Terence P. McDermott, Dennis A. Quilty and Stephen V. Miller, and expanded to include partners Joseph P. Hanley and Jon D. Aieta, MQM has successfully entitled and licensed millions of square feet of client ventures in mixed-use, office, life sciences/R&D, housing, sports, music and performing arts, hotel, restaurant and the alcoholic beverage retail and wholesale sectors in Massachusetts. To provide expanded legal services for its clientele, MQM also operates in strategic alliance with the law firms of Ford Law, P.C, Murphy Law, P.C. and Wilson, Dawson and Brett, with their respective expertise in complex business and real estate litigation, corporate/partnership, acquisition, conveyancing, lease, title and estate planning.
To learn more about MQM and its strategic alliances visit us online, at www.mqmllp.com.
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