John Rattigan > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
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United States
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Work Department

Real Estate; Real Estate Finance; Corporate; Real Estate Development and Planning; Finance; Energy and Natural Resources; Education

Position

Partner; Managing Partner, Boston Office

Career

John Rattigan serves as counsel to developers, public agencies and investors in the acquisition, development, sale and leasing of large-scale real estate projects. He has been lead counsel for many of Boston’s most important and transformative real estate developments.

Among John’s representative development projects in Boston are Fan Pier, Millennium Tower, the Residences at the Ritz Carlton, the office tower at 10 St. James Avenue, the Park and Garage at Post Office Square, the expansion of South Bay Shopping Center and Harvard Law School’s new facility in Cambridge. He also leads the team representing The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on the redevelopment of The World Trade Center.

John’s experience also includes the development of facilities in airports, including Terminal A at Boston’s Logan Airport and major new fueling systems at Logan Airport and in Oakland, California.

Education

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law; Merrimack College

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Land use/zoning

Best in class from strategy to legal analysis’, DLA Piper LLP (US) is instructed by real estate developers, investors, technology companies and professional sports teams. In northern Virginia, the team was strengthened by the arrival of Antonio Calabrese from Cooley LLP; he provides ongoing advice to Macerich on the development of Tysons Corner Metro Station, and is also advising Mitre on a 1 million square foot expansion of its campus. In Chicago, chair of the land use, development and government relations practice Theodore Novak, along with Paul Shadle (‘very responsive and helpful in complex real estate matters’), and Mariah DiGrino advised Farpoint Development on multiple land use, zoning and development matters, including GRIT, a vacant 90-acre site owned by the City of Chicago awaiting the development of a high-end mixed-use project, as well as the rehabilitation and renovation of the historic Uptown Theatre, to be re-opened as a 5,800-capacity entertainment venue. Moreover, Novak, DiGrino and Richard Klawiter, vice-chair of the real estate practice, advised 601W Companies on the $500m renovation and rehabilitation of the 2.5 million square foot Old Main Chicago Post Office. Names to note in Los Angeles include Jerold Neuman, Kyndra Joy Casper, and senior associate Andrew Brady, and John Rattigan acts as managing partner of the Boston office.