George counsels and represents clients on local government issues, particularly zoning and other land use matters. He also advises and represents public and private clients in connection with state environmental regulatory matters. He has 30 years’ experience in these areas.

George’s clients include municipalities, businesses, nonprofits and individuals. George is town counsel for Belmont, Ipswich and Wrentham.



U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts


Northeastern University School of Law, J.D. 1984

Georgetown University, A.B. 1979

Environmental and Real Estate

  • Successfully litigated dozens of tough land use, wetlands, and zoning appeals, real estate disputes and enforcement matters.
  • Help clients navigate the complex state and local permitting process to develop commercial projects, residential subdivisions, and campus expansions.
  • Defend businesses and individuals in state and local enforcement matters.
  • Advise businesses and individuals on environmental compliance issues.


  • Serve as Belmont and Ipswich town counsel. Previously represented Norfolk and Wrentham for a combined 25 years.
  • Counsel cities and towns on a full range of municipal issues, including:
    • Wetlands, solid waste, and wastewater treatment matters.
    • Innovative land use regulatory approaches.

I believe that a full life involves volunteering for local government, and feeling that you have made a real difference, biking long distances on the weekends, sometimes with a little fundraising thrown in, and, of course, enjoying regular well-chilled martinis.