Sean T. Boulger - Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Sean T. Boulger

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 617-526-6870

Sean Boulger is the vice chair of the Real Estate Practice Group. He joined the firm in 1992.


Mr. Boulger's practice covers a wide range of real estate transactions and development projects. He represents numerous investors, developers and operators in joint ventures, acquisitions, developments, leases and financing transactions across a broad spectrum of real estate asset classes. Areas of expertise include the following:

Senior Housing

Mr. Boulger has extensive experience in the senior housing industry. His clients include Benchmark Assisted Living, LLC, which owns and operates over forty senior housing communities in which he has been involved in the acquisition, development and financing. Mr. Boulger also represents Nationwide Health Properties, Inc., a publicly-traded health care REIT, which he has represented on sale/leaseback transactions involving senior housing properties, as well as medical office buildings. In addition, he represents private equity funds which invest in senior housing, including transactions involving joint ventures and incentive management agreements.


Mr. Boulger represents investors, developers and operators of retail projects. His clients include institutional investors, as well as Fortune 100 big-box operators, which he represents on numerous acquisition, leasing and development projects.


Mr. Boulger is experienced in the acquisition and development of industrial warehouse projects for various investors including REITs.


Mr. Boulger has extensive experience representing office landlords and tenants. Among other matters, he has negotiated major corporate headquarter leases on behalf of tenants, and has handled numerous lease workouts for landlords and tenants.

Design and Construction Contracts

Mr. Boulger has expertise representing owners and developers on design and construction projects. He has represented clients on numerous office, hotel, multi-family and senior housing projects, and manufacturing facilities.

Harvard UniversityBA Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.

Office Location

60 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law