Carla M. Moynihan - Sherin and Lodgen LLP

Carla M. Moynihan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 617-646-2043

Carla M. Moynihan is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Department. Her practice focuses on the disposition, acquisition, leasing, development, and financing of commercial real estate for over 20 years. Carla represents institutions, developers, retailers, individual investors, hospitals, medical professionals, hotels, state agencies, municipalities, and lenders in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including negotiating and drafting letters of intent; term sheets for financing; purchase and sale agreements; land disposition agreements; development agreements; leases for retail, office, medical office, or industrial landlords or tenants; and CMBS/CRE loan documents for lenders or borrowers.

A significant amount of her practice is also devoted to representing clients throughout the permitting and public approval process at the federal, state, and local levels on land use and zoning issues under the Massachusetts Environmental Protection Act, Chapter 91, the Massachusetts Historical Commission, and numerous local boards, including the City of Boston Board of Appeal, the Boston Redevelopment Authority, and various architectural/landmark commissions.

Carla is a frequent author and lecturer on land use development and real estate transactional matters, an adjunct faculty member at the Boston University School of Law, and a former adjunct faculty member at the New England School of Law.


Client Comments

"Carla Moynihan guided us through some complex dealings with humor, understanding, and a high degree of competence. All of us were impressed with her grasp of the issues and appreciated her ability to communicate legal matters in terms we could easily understand. The personal attention she gave to us made a real difference, and we truly enjoyed working with her."

-David Harris
Cambridge Montessori School

"Carla Moynihan is responsive, intelligent and thorough. I am extremely confident in her ability to negotiate and or create contractual documents."

-Joseph DiGangi
Managing Dircetor
Eurovest Development

"Carla Moynihan assisted our company with both the acquisition of three hotels and a subsequent refinancing of those same properties. We found her to be timely, aggressive, professional, and thorough in every aspect of the acquisition and subsequent refinance."

Office Location

101 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110
United States


Practice Areas

Real Estate Law