Our team of real estate attorneys and paralegals is nationally recognized for superior quality work and the ability to complete even the most complex transactions on-time and within budget. Recognized as one of the nation’s top real estate law firms, our attorneys have also been honored by organizations including Chambers & Partners, Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers.® We offer a full spectrum of services related to commercial, real estate, and lease financing.


Knowing the viewpoint of all parties makes us very effective.

Because we represent developers, corporations, pension funds, investment funds, health care and educational institutions, insurers, restaurants, hotels—landlords and tenants—lenders, and borrowers, we have a deep appreciation for the priorities of all parties in a real estate transaction. Over time, this perspective has given us an ability to efficiently negotiate and close some of the region’s largest and most complex real estate transactions. We represent everyone from local clients to FORTUNE 500® companies with real estate projects throughout the country.

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Case Studies

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Hinckley Allen Guides Major Urban Mixed-Use Redevelopment: Arsenal Yards

Hinckley Allen provided strategic counsel to Boylston Properties and The Wilder Companies, who recently secured the equity funding and construction loan necessary to begin construction of New England’s premier urban mixed-use redevelopment project. Arsen…

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Miss Porter’s School - Master Plan of Development

Miss Porter’s School is a secondary school in Farmington, Connecticut founded in 1843, with a mission of educating young women to shape the world in which they live.The firm has worked collaboratively with the Town’s Historic District Commission, Inlan…

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News & Insight

Firm News

Real Estate Partner Lisa Catarino Riccio Joins Hinckley Allen

June 13, 2019

Hinckley Allen is proud to welcome Lisa Catarino Riccio as Partner to the Firm’s Real Estate Group. Riccio joins Hinckley Allen’s Hartford, CT office after most recently practicing at Robinson+Cole.“Lisa is a veteran business and legal counselor who …

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Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

April 25, 2019

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive in-depth interviews with attorneys and cli…

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State of the Market | Real Estate

July 11, 2019

John H. Sokul, Jr. will speak at New England Real Estate Journal's (NEREJ) upcoming Northern New England State of the Market summit. He will provide his legal insight on the latest trends, his cutting-edge experiences, and how to keep up with a fast-paced …


Guide to Opportunity Zones in Massachusetts

June 19, 2019

Jeff Groshek and John H. Sokul, Jr. will discuss "Opportunity Zones: How they work and what will be the winning process in Massachusetts?" at the Realtors Commercial Alliance of MA June Meeting. Commercial real estate professionals will be provided with an…


Trends to Watch in Boston’s Commercial Real Estate Market in 2019

March 12, 2019

The commercial real estate landscape is showing signs of continuous change, particularly with some potentially major shifts in the ongoing trends we saw in 2018. The first quarter of 2019 has shown us that nothing is certain in this industry, and real esta…


Qualified Opportunity Zones: An Update

March 12, 2019

Hinckley Allen's A Practical Guide to the Qualified Opportunity Zone Program and Qualified Opportunity Zones: Insights from the Government's New Guidance detail a promising new program contained in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, that provides significant …

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