John J. Griffin , Jr. - Greenberg Traurig LLP

John J. Griffin , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983

John J. Griffin, Jr. focuses his practice on real estate matters, where he represents developers, lending institutions and educational institutions.

Boston CollegeAB 1965Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1969
Matignon High SchoolUrban Land Institute (ULI) District Council for BostonMassachusetts Bar AssociationLambda Alpha International, Boston Executive CommitteeInvestment Committee of Catholic CharitiesBoston Bar AssociationAmerican College of Real Estate LawyersAmerican Bar AssociationNational Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)Urban Edge, Fundraising Committee

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Development
  • Permitting
  • Educational institutions
  • Education

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Significant Representations
  • Represented a major U.S. software company in connection with the permitting, development and sale-leaseback of its new corporate headquarters in Needham, Massachusetts.°
  • Supervised, strategized and argued before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts the case which secured the development permits for the quarry site on Route 128 in Weston, Massachusetts. Massachusetts Broken Stone Company v. Weston, Mass. (2000).°
  • Represented a Boston college in connection with the permitting, construction and land use litigation related to the expansion of its football stadium.°
  • Represented Homart (a subsidiary of Sears) in connection with the acquisition, permitting, financing and redevelopment of Natick Mall and Shoppers World.°

Office Location

One International Place
Boston, MA 02110
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law (Commercial, Condominiums, Development, Finance, Land Use, Tax Certiorari, Zoning)