Affordable Housing

Sheehan Phinney provides developers and owners of affordable housing projects with a broad spectrum of services relating to acquisition, development, investment, financing, and operation of affordable housing projects. Our attorneys are experienced in affordable housing development financed through multiple revenue sources, including the purchase and sale of nine percent (9%) and four percent (4%) tax 


From contract negotiation to final completion to litigation, Sheehan Phinney attorneys have extensive experience representing owners, developers, contractors, and design professionals in all facets of a construction project. Because we believe that solutions are framed by the reality of what is on the ground, we offer a practical approach to the many issues that arise 

Environmental & Energy

The attorneys within the Environmental & Energy Group at Sheehan Phinney represent businesses concerned with air, water, wetlands, shoreland protection and solid and hazardous waste permitting and compliance. Our experienced team has also worked on numerous cases involving energy facility issues, as well as occupational safety and health matters at the federal, state and local 


We represent hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities, as well as physician and professional practice groups, including sole practitioners, medical partnerships, professional corporations, and limited liability entities. We also represent individual physicians, dentists, APRN’s, and other health care practitioners. The members of our group advise health care clients on all aspects of their 


A multi-billion dollar global industry, the hospitality sector encompasses a wide range of faculties, functions and services—and the experienced team at Sheehan Phinney is familiar with all of the complexities involved with this industry.  Examples of this work include: handling trademark protection, defending seasonal overtime exceptions; dealing with minimum wage, tipped employees, and tip pool 


Manufacturers from around the country have relied upon the services of Sheehan Phinney attorneys for generations—and there is a good reason. Our attorneys have years of experience working with the manufacturing industry on legal issues ranging from consumer and workplace safety to regulatory matters and dispute resolution. At Sheehan Phinney, our attorneys are skilled at 

Municipal, County & State Governments

The legislative and administrative maze of municipal, county, and state government can be overwhelming. The Labor and Employment Group at Sheehan Phinney has handled a wide variety of claims with and against public government entities (e.g. school districts, towns, cities, county governments, as well as, state agencies.). From obtaining permits and public contract approval to 

Non-Profit, Charitable & Religious Institutions

The Non-Profit, Charitable & Religious Institutions Group at Sheehan Phinney regularly represents non-profit organizations of all kinds—from large universities and small foundations to museums and churches. We also form and represent non-charitable not-for-profit organizations, including trade associations and medical service companies. The laws regulating not-for-profit, religious, educational, health care and charitable organizations range from constitutional 

Sports & Entertainment

The Sheehan Phinney Sports & Entertainment Group represents professional sports franchises, team owners and ownership groups, managers and management groups, as well as talent agencies, and individual athletes and coaches. We also represent a number of authors, musicians, filmmakers, television producers, and artists, and the investor groups, equity funds, financial institutions and other entities related 


Our Technology Group provides effective, practical, and cost-efficient advice to clients in the areas of intellectual property, e-commerce, contracts, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and employment. We have worked with many types of clients within the technology arena to evaluate, protect, and enforce their intellectual property and technology rights-and to ensure those rights are part of