about

Mead, Talerman & Costa, LLC, is a dynamic and growing law firm with particular expertise in general municipal law, land use and zoning law, energy and environmental law, labor law and residential and commercial real estate law. The Firm is Town Counsel in more than a dozen Massachusetts communities and serves as Special Municipal Counsel to dozens more from time to time. We also regularly represent private clients on zoning, permitting and licensing matters and in all stages of residential and commercial real estate transactions.

With offices in Newburyport and Millis, the Firm provides general counsel to municipal governments across the Commonwealth, from Yarmouth to Deerfield. The Firm assists its public and private clients throughout Massachusetts with specialized land use and zoning matters, including energy and environmental permitting and development. Our innovative strategies have helped clients embrace smart growth initiatives, expedited permitting incentives, opportunities for the development of wind and solar energy installations and other cutting edge issues. Because we understand the field of municipal law from both sides, we are uniquely qualified to serve as trusted advisors and able litigators. Our attorneys practice in all courts of the Commonwealth, state and federal, and have experience before the Commonwealth’s various administrative agencies.

The Firm also represents and advises both buyers and sellers in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate, from negotiating to closing the sale.

Please see the individual practice areas to learn more.