Divorce & Family Law

Divorce is a trying time. There are many issues that arise which can be complicated and emotionally draining.  It is imperative that knowledgeable counsel be retained to protect you during the process. Understanding divorce issues, including alimony, child support, asset allocation, parental rights and responsibilities, as well as laws regarding business interests, trusts, estates, taxation 

Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights

Sheehan Phinney’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group has the experience to effectively and efficiently respond to the transactional and litigation matters that arise in any distressed commercial situation.  We regularly handle significant bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights representations for clients in federal and state courts throughout New England and across the country. Sheehan 

Business Litigation

The Sheehan Phinney Business Litigation Group handles business disputes for individual and corporate plaintiffs and defendants throughout New England and across the country, in the state and federal systems at the trial and appellate levels, in arbitration forums, and before agency and regulatory bodies at all levels of government. Our time-tested philosophy is that aggressive 

Corporate

Corporate law requires a broad range of interdisciplinary skills: knowing the laws governing formation and operation of business entities, and rights and obligations of managers and owners; knowledge of securities laws that dictate how ownership is distributed and capital raised; managing negotiated acquisitions, whether by asset sale, share sale or merger; shaping the characteristics of 

Environment & Energy

The Environment & Energy Regulatory Compliance Practice Group counsels clients on regulatory compliance, advocacy, permitting, cleanup and redevelopment issues, and provides representation before state and federal environmental and energy agencies and in state and federal courts. The practice involves all areas of air, water, wetlands, shoreland protection and solid and hazardous waste permitting and compliance, 

Healthcare

We at Sheehan Phinney believe that healthcare providers deserve a law firm that combines state-of-the-art knowledge of federal and state regulations with wise and seasoned counseling that can only be gained from decades of practice. Our Healthcare Practice Group enjoys the distinction of having served for years as day-to-day counsel to hospitals, long-term care facilities, 

Estate Planning & Probate

Throughout its history, the firm has helped individuals and families plan for their futures and their financial security. The Sheehan Phinney Estate Planning and Probate Practice Group assists individuals of all ages and their families with comprehensive estate planning, gift planning, and estate and trust administration services. We also provide related services such as business 

Intellectual Property

Simply competing in the marketplace, with nothing more, provides many difficulties.  Intellectual property provides a much needed competitive edge to the owner.  Increasingly, businesses are realizing the competitive and monetary value of intellectual property. Our Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group provides effective, practical and cost-efficient partnering with clients in matters concerning intellectual property, e-commerce 

Labor & Employment

Our Labor and Employment attorneys represent private and public sector clients throughout New England. They are experienced in all aspects of employment law, labor relations and employee benefits. In particular, because of the ever-changing number of workplace laws and regulations, our lawyers assist employers in understanding and effectively managing an increasingly complex range of workplace legal issues. 

Real Estate & Development

The Real Estate and Development Practice Group advises business owners in all industries. Some of our clients are businesses renting new space in New England and beyond, others are commercial real estate developers developing large, mixed use projects. Many of our clients are not for profit developers of affordable housing projects. This group can assist