Paula M. Devereaux

Paula M. Devereaux

Pierce Atwood LLP

Recognized since 2018

Boston, Massachusetts

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law

Real Estate Law

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Paula Devereaux is an experienced commercial real estate and land use attorney, focusing her practice on development, zoning, permitting, planning, and environmental regulatory compliance. Paula serves as real estate counsel for a number of clients in the Greater Boston area, ranging from smaller organizations to large corporations, medical centers, retailers, and real estate firms.

She regularly advises clients on Boston permitting matters, waterfront development issues, and in sales, acquisitions, and financings. Paula is active in the real estate community, serving in leadership roles on several boards, and is currently president of the Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (REBA).

Contact & Links
  • 100 Summer Street
    Boston, MA 02110
  • Boston College Law School, J.D., graduated 1984
  • Saint Michael's College, B.A. cum laude, Economics and Political Science, graduated 1980
Bar Admissions
  • United States, Massachusetts
  • NAIOP - Co-chair Environmental Committee
  • Real Estate Bar Association - President (2019); member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee
  • The Abstract Club - Member

Pierce Atwood LLP
Headquarters: Portland, Maine

57 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

14 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Land Use and Zoning Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Land Use and Zoning Law, Boston (2022)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Recognized by Chambers USA for Real Estate, Zoning, and Land Use Law
  • Best Lawyers in America® “Lawyer of the Year” in Boston for Land Use & Zoning Law (2022)
  • Included in Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning Law (2018-present)

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