Mackie Shea, PC is a boutique environmental law firm. We concentrate our practice on environmental and land use law and related litigation. Our firm has been a leader in this field for more than 25 years, allowing us to provide our clients focused and timely legal representation.  

What distinguishes Mackie Shea, PC is our delivery of client service in a cost-effective, efficient manner. Our professional experience and industry knowledge allow us to provide high quality representation and value-added service to all clients. We develop personalized approaches to meet our clients’ needs. Our shareholders average more than 30 years of experience in solving complex environmental and land use problems and our depth and concentration of experience helps clients achieve business success.  


Mackie Shea, PC has been recognized as a leader in environmental law year after year in numerous publications.  The firm has been ranked Tier 1 for both Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation in the Boston metropolitan area in each of the three editions of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” publication.  The firm and its attorneys are also recognized by Best Lawyers®, the definitive referral guide for the legal profession, and by Chambers USA®, publishers of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  Chambers USA® has referred to the firm as a “respected boutique” and noted that clients “applaud the team’s efficient service and ability to provide cost-effective advice.”  The shareholders have been recognized as SuperLawyers® by Thomson Reuters.  The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, published by Martindale-Hubbell®, has also recognized the firm for achieving the highest level of legal ability and adherence to the professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence.

Main Location

20 Park Plaza, Suite 1118,
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617-266-5700
2 offices

Firm Attorneys

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Thomas A. Mackie Thomas A. Mackie Mackie Shea, PC
Practicing in: Litigation - Environmental
Practicing in: Litigation - Environmental
John F. Shea John F. Shea Mackie Shea, PC
Practicing in: Litigation - Environmental
Practicing in: Litigation - Environmental

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    Client Comments

    "John Shea is best in his class. It was very easy to rank him on your survey with top marks. His knowledge, expertise, contacts and demeanor brings results for his clients."
    - Bill Fitzgerald
    City of Fairhaven
    "Tom Mackie has the experience to professionally take on any environmental matter."
    - Michael Camara
    New Bedford Waste Services, LLC/ABC Disposal Service, Inc.
    "Tom Mackie is a pioneer in the field of environmental law, and he provides well-reasoned and practical advice to complicated and protracted matters."
    - Michael McDonald
    Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc.
    "Thomas Mackie is knowledgeable, level-headed, and unflappable."
    - Virginia Valiela
    Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse District
    "Tom Mackie is clearly at the head of his class on environmental matters, as his experience, knowledge, and excellent personality combine with a high level of common sense. "
    "Thomas Mackie is very competent, detail oriented, and smart in all areas of our requirements for energy and environmental practices and litigation."
    "Thomas Mackie is an outstanding attorney with attention to detail and good strategic sense. I highly recommend him."
    "John Shea is best in his class. It was very easy to rank him on your survey with top marks. His knowledge, expertise, contacts and demeanor brings results for his clients."
    - Bill Fitzgerald
    City of Fairhaven
    "Tom Mackie has the experience to professionally take on any environmental matter."
    - Michael Camara
    New Bedford Waste Services, LLC/ABC Disposal Service, Inc.
    "Tom Mackie is a pioneer in the field of environmental law, and he provides well-reasoned and practical advice to complicated and protracted matters."
    - Michael McDonald
    Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc.
    "Thomas Mackie is knowledgeable, level-headed, and unflappable."
    - Virginia Valiela
    Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse District

    Mackie Shea, PC

    Main Location

    20 Park Plaza, Suite 1118,
    Boston, MA 02116
    Phone: 617-266-5700
    2 offices

    Management

    Financial Director

    Personnel

    Partners: 3
    Associates: 1

    Practice Areas

    Environmental Law
    Litigation - Environmental