Overview

Overview

Neil Markson has specialized in a broad array of sophisticated real estate transactions throughout his legal career. He represents local, regional and national clients in condominium development and conversion projects, shopping mall and strip center development, retail and office leasing, construction issues and multi and single family residential development, including affordable housing (40B) and age-restricted projects. As an investor in commercial real estate himself, Neil understands the business side of complex commercial real estate issues and the importance of delivering cost-effective expertise. He also has extensive experience in corporate law and estate planning.

Matters & Transactions

Representative Matters & Significant Transactions

  • Conversion and creation of over 5000 condominium units throughout New England, ranging from ground-up construction to major renovations to as-is conversions
  • Representation of landlords and tenants in the negotiation, renegotiation and buyout of “big box” and anchor tenants, including BJ’s, Lowe’s, Target, Stop & Shop, Hannaford Bros., Shaw’s and Whole Foods
  • Successful restructuring of troubled debt and equity interests in a 20 property assemblage
  • Representation of largest home health care provider/certified home health agency in Massachusetts
  • Creation of significant over 55 and affordable housing projects in Massachusetts
Memberships & Activities

Memberships & Activities

Legal Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association
  • American Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Congregation Kerem Shalom Building Campaign Past Fundraising Chairman
  • Town of Concord Board of Assessors Past Member
  • Town of Concord Conservation Advisory Committee Past Member
  • Brown University Club of Boston Past President and Member of Board of Directors
  • Trustee of 103 unit condominium trust
Honors & Recognition

Honors & Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2013-2019 for Real Estate Law
  • AV Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating

News, Events & Publications

Seven Bernkopf Goodman LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2020 Best Lawyers in America®
Four Bernkopf Goodman LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2019 Best Lawyers in America® New England Edition
Four Bernkopf Goodman LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2018 Best Lawyers in America®
Three Bernkopf Goodman LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2017 Best Lawyers in America®
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Client Alert: Bernkopf Goodman LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2016 Best Lawyers in America®
Bernkopf Goodman LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2016 Best Lawyers in America®
Independents’ Way Still Unclear for Brokers, The Real Reporter
The eagerly awaited case of Monell v. Boston Pads, LLC, New England Real Estate Journal
SJC Declines To Address Heart Of Issue In Monell Ruling, Banker & Tradesman
SJC ‘kick(s) the can’ on whether real estate agents are employees or independent contractors, Boston Business Journal
SJC to decide if real estate agents are staff or contractors, Boston Globe
Bernkopf Goodman Closes a Sale of Woburn Property
Current Trends for Landlords and Commercial Leasing Traps for the Unwary
Three Bernkopf Goodman LLP attorneys selected for inclusion in 2015 Best Lawyers in America®
Bernkopf Goodman LLP Announces 2014 Best Lawyers in America
Bernkopf Goodman LLP attorneys selected for inclusion in 2013 Best Lawyers in America®
$21M Horizon Plan Has Spirits Up in Norton, The Real Reporter
Horizon Complete Relocation Deal to Move from Avon to Norton