Boston– Boston law firm Sherin and Lodgen LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Joseph Y. Wang as a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Department and Hospitality Practice Group. Wang has experience in a variety of real estate matters, including land use, zoning and development, and representing landlords and tenants in office, retail, and research and development leasing matters, large and small.
Wang has been engaged in several large development projects in Boston, where he has negotiated with local and state agencies and private parties to bring brand name hotels and residential stock to the city. He has participated in the negotiation and administration of complex agreements for multiphase development projects involving state and local tax incentives, sale-leaseback transactions, and multilayered contingencies and financial clawbacks, and has worked to resolve issues related to zoning, governmental confidentiality requirements, incentives applications, and site selection criteria. His experience also includes acquisition and disposition, finance, and foreclosure transactions.
Prior to joining Sherin and Lodgen, Wang was an attorney at Mintz and Seyfarth Shaw, both in Boston. Earlier, he was a law fellow at Prudential Financial, Inc. in New Jersey as part of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) / Prudential Fellowship Program. While in law school, Wang served as an articles editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law and was an extern for the Hon. Robert Eastaugh of the Alaska Supreme Court. He currently serves as co-chair of the NAPABA Real Estate committee and is active in the Boston Bar Association.
Sherin and Lodgen’s Managing Partner Douglas M. Henry said, “Joseph brings with him extensive experience in Boston’s commercial real estate market and hospitality industry. We look forward to collaborating with him on our real estate team to assist clients with complex real estate transactions. We welcome him to the firm.”