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Super Lawyers Recognizes All Boston Office Attorneys
October 31, 2017


Massachusetts Environmental and Land Use Alert
October 13, 2017


Nineteen Beveridge & Diamond Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America for 2018
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 15, 2017


Massachusetts Environmental and Land Use Alert
June 29, 2017


Chambers USA Ranks Beveridge & Diamond a Top Tier Environmental Law Firm
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., May 26, 2017


Court Mandates Full Payment of 40B Application Fee for Complete Application
Municipality Successfully Invokes Safe Harbor Due to Late Payment
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., February 24, 2017


Super Lawyers Recognizes Four Wellesley Office Principals
October 18, 2016


Recent Changes to the Massachusetts Zoning Act and Smart Growth Zoning
Author: Brian C. Levey
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., September 27, 2016


Eighteen Beveridge & Diamond Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America for 2017
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 15, 2016


Brian Levey Quoted in Wicked Local Article on Affordable Housing Ruling in Massachusetts
February 4, 2016


Super Lawyers Recognizes All Wellesley Office Principals
November 5, 2015


Beveridge & Diamond Sponsoring, Speaking at Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting
October 21, 2015


Eighteen Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for 2016
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 17, 2015


Sports Illustrated, National Law Journal, DC TV Affiliates and Others Cover Ben Wilson’s Connections with Super Bowl-bound Nephew Russell Wilson
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 30, 2015


Court Permits Political Candidate to Solicit Nominating Signatures on Retailer’s Private Property
Authors: Brian Levey and Gaya Patel
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 7, 2014


Sixteen Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® for 2015
August 19, 2014


“P3 or Not P3?” That is the Question. Obama Says: “P3.”: New Transportation Investment Center Boosts P3 Projects
July 23, 2014


President Obama Signs the Water Resources Reform and Development Act into Law, the First Water Funding Legislation Since 2007
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., June 10, 2014


White House Announcement Builds Momentum for Comprehensive Infrastructure NEPA and Permit Reform
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., May 15, 2014


Massachusetts Environmental and Land Use Alert Special Edition
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 25, 2014


Twelve Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® for 2014
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 16, 2013


Supreme Court Backs Landowner in Major Takings Case
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., June 26, 2013


Members of Beveridge & Diamond’s Massachusetts Office Receive “Super Lawyers” Recognition
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., March 5, 2013


Twelve Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® for 2013
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., October 11, 2012


All of the Principals in Beveridge & Diamond's New York Office Receive "Super Lawyers" Recognition for Second Consecutive Year
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., October 5, 2012


Automatic Extension of Development Permits Increased From Two to Four Years Under Latest Economic Development Law
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Client Alert, August 8, 2012


Seven Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® for 2012
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 7, 2012


All of the Principals in Beveridge & Diamond's New York Office Receive "Super Lawyers" Recognition
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., October 12, 2011


SJC Raises the Bar for Standing
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Land Use Alert, April 14, 2011


Brian Levey and Marc Goldstein to Receive NAIOP Massachusetts Public Affairs Award
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., December 10, 2010


Seven Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® for 2011
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., December 2, 2010


Brian Levey Quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 23, 2010


Governor Signs Law Extending Most State, Regional, and Local Development Permits for Two Years
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massacuhsetts Client Alert, August 12, 2010


Massachusetts SJC Defines Trigger for MEPA Appeal Period
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental & Land Use Alert, 2010


Six Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® for 2010


Legislative Process Begins on Wind Energy Siting Reform Bill
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Alternative Energy Alert, June 23, 2009


Sewer Banking Charges Found to Constitute an Unlawful Tax - Court Orders Return of “Fees” to Developers
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, 2009


Massachusetts SJC Rules on Availability of Process Zoning Freeze after Rescission of Constructive Approval
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, 2009


Massachusetts SJC Rules on Availability of Eight-Year Zoning Freeze in Cases of Constructive Approval of Subdivision Plans
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, 2009


Massachusetts Housing Appeals Committee Declines to Review Project Compliance with Federal and State Environmental Cleanup Standards
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, 2009


Massachusetts Appeals Court Rules Abutters Have Standing to Appeal Based on Density Impacts
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, 2009


Massachusetts Appeals Court Deals Blows to Decisions under Local Wetland Bylaws
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, 2009


Massachusetts SJC Rules Town Cannot Bring Independent Challenge to DHCD Calculation of Subsidized Housing Inventory
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use, and Real Estate Alert, September 2008


Massachusetts SJC Decision Overturns HAC Use of De Facto Denial
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Client Alert, June 30, 2008


Recent Case and Amended DHCD Regulations Address Date for Calculating Affordable Housing Stock
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, May 2008


SJC Rules that Increasing the Size of a Residence on an Undersize Lot Increases the Nonconformity Triggering the Need for Zoning Relief
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, February 2008


Chapter 40B Developer May Lift Age Restriction After Project is Constructed
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, February 2008


Appeals Court Annuls and Affirms Subdivision Plan Rescissions in Separate Decisions
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, February 2008


Reversing Appeals Court, Massachusetts SJC Rules Abutter Standing Cannot Be Based on Bylaw Alone
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use and Real Estate Alert, 2008


New Massachusetts Law Allows Consolidation of Certain Planning Board Hearings
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use and Real Estate Alert, 2008


DHCD Issues Chapter 40B Guidance in Response to Massachusetts SJC Decision
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use and Real Estate Alert, 2008


SJC Rules HAC Cannot Compel a Grant of Town Easement as Condition of Comprehensive Permit
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, 2008


Massachusetts Court of Appeals Affirms Relocation of Beach Easement under M.P.M. Builders
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, January 1, 2008


Massachusetts Appeals Court Invalidates Major Residential Development Special Permit Requirement in Westwood Bylaw as Inconsistent with Subdivision Control Law
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, 2008


Comprehensive Permit Appeal Procedures Clarified by SJC
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Alert, 2008


SJC Determines Conservation Commission’s Failure to Timely File Produces a Null Decision but not Constructive Approval
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental & Land Use Alert, November 2007


New Regulations Aim to Streamline Wetlands Appeals at MassDEP
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental & Land Use Alert, November 2007


MassHighway Issues Highway Access Regulations
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental & Land Use Alert, November 2007


Claim Against Abutters Filing Multiple Appeals Dismissed Under Anti-SLAPP Statute
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Massachusetts Environmental & Land Use Alert, November 2007


Massachusetts EEA Issues Final MEPA Greenhouse Gas Policy and Protocol
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., October 23, 2007


Town Cannot Avoid Full Hearing on Comprehensive Permit Application
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., July 2007


Municipalities May Issue Comprehensive Permits after Reaching Affordable Housing Thresholds
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., 2007


MassDEP Proposes Regulatory Changes to Streamline Wetlands Appeals
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., July 2007


Recent Developments in Massachusetts Land Use Law
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., February 2007


Massachusetts Creates Permitting Session of Land Court to Expedite Judicial Review
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., February 2007


Crossroads Plaza Gets a Green Light
Matt Gunderson
The Boston Globe, 2006

Brian Levey is interviewed by the Boston Globe on the approval of Crossroads Plaza, a 17,000 square foot commercial development in Groton, Massachusetts.


Mass Appeals Court Strikes Down Local Inflow and Infiltration Fee


Permit Extension Act Guidance Seeks to Clarify Questions of Applicability
January 3, 0000


Voters Reject Repeal of Affordable Housing Law; SJC Case Strengthens HAC Review under Law


Top Massachusetts Court Reverses Local Board’s Decision Denying Special Permit


Substantial Reliance Saves Late-Recorded Variance


Standing On Appeal to Court Not Waived if Unchallenged at Local Level


Owners of Land Adjacent to Deed Restricted Land Are Entitled to Enforce Deed Restriction Even if Restriction Does Not State That Land Is to be Benefited


Nonconforming Lot Created in ANR Plan “Infects” Conforming Lot, Making it Invalid
Courts Rule Against Brookline Developer Yet Again


Municipality Cannot Require Variance for Extension of Residential Non-Conformity


Massachusetts Land Court Dockets Finally Available Online


Massachusetts Environmental Secretary Rejects MEPA Fail-Safe Review Petition Seeking to Delay Construction of Biomass Power Plant


Massachusetts Appeals Court Strikes Subdivision’s Mandatory Open Space Conveyance to Town


Declaratory Judgment May Be Used To Sort Out Which Decision Governs Proposed Wetland Work


Deadline for Appeals of Local Wetland Decisions to Court Sometimes Difficult to Judge