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Victor Baltera

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Sullivan & Worcester LLP

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Real Estate


Victor N. Baltera is a partner in the Real Estate and Environment & Natural Resources Groups of our Boston office. Mr. Baltera counsels clients on regulatory compliance and permitting matters in all areas of environmental and land use law. He regularly represents clients with respect to environmental, zoning and other land use aspects of business and real estate transactions and has been involved with a number of major Boston area developments, including various waterfront projects. Mr. Baltera has overseen environmental due diligence for acquisitions and financings of numerous industrial and commercial properties throughout the country. He also represents clients before state and local agencies in seeking permits and in administrative enforcement proceedings.


Massachusetts, 1979
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. Tax Court
AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory


American, Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations
Vice Chair, Committee Newsletter for the Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Ecosystems Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (2013-present)
Past Chair (1989-90), Water Quality Committee of Boston Bar Association
Environmental Law Section Steering Committee (1989-90), Boston Bar Association
Editor, Massachusetts Law Review (Editor in Chief, 2006-2009; Articles Editor, 2003-2006; Book Review Editor, 2000-2003; Associate Editor, 1996-2000, 2009-present)
Member, Town of Hingham Advisory Committee (2014-Present)
Town of Hingham Zoning Board of Appeals (Associate Member, 1987-1994, 2000-2006; Member, 1994-2000; Chair, 1996-97)
Chairman, Town of Hingham Zoning Permit Study Committee (2006-2008)
Corporator, Boston Biomedical Research Institute


J.D., with honors, University of Chicago, 1979
B.A., magna cum laude, Brown University, 1976

United States: Industry focus

Environment: transactional

Within: Environment: transactional

Sullivan & Worcester LLP is ‘extremely responsive and professional’. The practice’s scope of work includes negotiating tailored contractual protection, structuring transactions to minimize environmental exposure, obtaining customized environmental insurance, and environmental due diligence investigations. The recommended names in Washington DC are Jeffrey Karp and Jerome Muys Jr; Victor Baltera in Boston is ‘very knowledgeable and provides reliable information to his clients’.

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