Education
  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1984
    • Highest Honors
  • Holy Cross College, B.A., 1981
    • cum laude
Bar Memberships
  • Massachusetts, 1985
  • New Hampshire, 1990
Work Experience
  • Hinckley Allen
    • Chair, Real Estate Law Group
    • Co-Chair, Retail Law Group
    • Partner (2007-Present)
  • Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A.
    • Shareholder/Director
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association: Natural Resources and Environmental Law; and Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Sections
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (1995-Present)
  • New England Idea Exchange Planning Committee, Member
  • New Hampshire Governmental Affairs Chairman (1995-1998)
  • New Hampshire Bar Association: Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Sections
  • New Hampshire Commercial Investment Board of REALTORS® (NH CIBOR)
Honors & Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2007-2017) Lawyer of the Year (2014), Recognized for Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation - Land Use and Zoning and Real Estate Law
  • Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for the category of Real Estate (Band 1)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Peer Review Rating, Recipient
Charitable & Civic Involvement
  • Babe Ruth World Series Advisory Committee (1993)
  • Bishop Brady High School Advisory Board (2011-2014)
  • Concord, New Hampshire Citizens Zoning Advisory Committee, Member (1999-2001)
  • Concord YMCA, Board of Directors (1998-2008): President, 2006 & 2007; Vice President 2005
  • City of Concord Economic Development Advisory Committee (2002-2006)
  • Concord Business Group, President (1996 - 1998); Board of Directors (1995-2005)
  • Concord Area Student Leadership Program, Chairman (1995-1997)
  • Government Affairs Committee (2010-Present)
  • Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce Board of Direction (2010-Present); Local Government Affairs Committee, Chairperson (2014 - Present)
  • ICSC, New England Idea Exchange, Planning Committee (2013); Government Relations, Chair in New Hampshire and Rhode Island (2010)
  • Leadership Greater Concord: Class of 1994
  • The Counselors of Real Estate, Board of Directors - Boston Chapter (2016)
Lectureships
  • National Business Institute – Real Estate Development, A Legal Primer – Manchester, NH, June 12, 2013