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William Dalton

Founder/ Partner

William Dalton

Founder/ Partner

  1. 978-269-6401
  2. 978-375-0638

Attorney Bill Dalton is a founding and managing partner of the firm, specializing in Residential Real Estate. Mr. Dalton completed his undergraduate work at the University of New Hampshire and received his Juris Doctor degree from the Massachusetts School of Law. He worked as a staff attorney for the National Association of Government Employees and the International Brotherhood of Police Officers, negotiating contracts and handling labor/employment disputes. He has also practiced at two other firms specializing in Real Estate and Corporate Law. He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New Hampshire.

Barry Finegold

Founder/ Managing Partner

Barry Finegold

Founder/ Managing Partner

  1. 978-269-6402
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Barry Finegold is a founding and managing partner of the firm, specializing in Residential Real Estate and Commercial Real Estate. Mr. Finegold has a long career in public service; he currently represents the 2nd Essex and Middlesex district in the Massachusetts State Senate and served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1997-2010. Before that, he was a Selectman in the Town of Andover. Before practicing law, he worked in commercial and residential lending for several banking institutions in the Greater Boston area. Mr. Finegold is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College, the Massachusetts School of Law, and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Mr. Finegold resides in Andover with his wife, Amy, their three children, Ava, Ella, and Max, and the family’s bulldog, Otis. In his free time, Mr. Finegold enjoys coaching his children’s flag football, hockey, and soccer teams, attending hard rock concerts, and his daily 5am work out.

Stephen C. Bazarian

Partner - Litigation

Stephen C. Bazarian

Partner - Litigation

  1. 978-296-4755
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Stephen Bazarian is a partner specializing in Litigation. His practice focuses primarily on tort defense, including premises liability, product liability, and foodborne illness litigation. He also has substantial experience representing clients in complex business and commercial litigation and large-scale debt collection and other creditors’ rights actions. Mr. Bazarian’s practice also includes litigating disputes for commercial landlords and property managers. His clients include a nationwide supermarket chain, for whom he is lead defense counsel for all of the company’s general liability cases in New England. Mr. Bazarian’s thirty years of experience enable him to advise a wide range of clients with regard to potential disputes and to represent those clients through litigation, at trial, and in appeal. Mr. Bazarian is a graduate of Boston College Law School and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the State of Connecticut, and the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Mr. Bazarian is also Dalton & Finegold LLP’s General Counsel.

Brendan E. Boyle

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

Brendan E. Boyle

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

  1. 978-470-8400
  2. 978-296-7654

Attorney Brendan Boyle is a Partner at the firm concentrating in Real Estate and Business law with a focus on the financing, acquisition, disposition and leasing of commercial real estate. Mr. Boyle joined Dalton & Finegold in 2012. Mr. Boyle represents institutional and private lenders in the structuring and documentation of commercial real estate loans and the negotiation of documents evidencing such loans. He also represents individual and institutional developers and investors in connection with the acquisition, disposition and leasing of commercial real estate. In addition to his commercial real estate practice, Mr. Boyle represents individuals and existing companies in connection with organizational formation and general corporate matters. Mr. Boyle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College, and received his law degree, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School. He is a member of the Boston chapters of the Real Estate Finance Association, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, the Urban Land Institute, the Boston College Club and the Boston College Alumni Association. He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New Hampshire.

Crosby Elliott

Partner - Estate Planning

Crosby Elliott

Partner - Estate Planning

  1. 617-377-4070
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Crosby Elliott is a partner at the firm and assists individuals and families in all aspects of estate planning and trust and estate administration. Crosby’s experience in both planning and administration allow him to expertly advise clients through their many stages of life. Crosby prides himself on building relationships with clients to help simplify what can often be an overwhelming experience.

Crosby’s practice focuses on how best to minimize or avoid Massachusetts or federal estate taxes, avoid probate, shield assets from the cost of long-term care, and protect assets for beneficiaries. Crosby accomplishes these goals by employing sophisticated and comprehensive estate planning techniques, including the use of revocable trusts and various irrevocable trusts. Crosby also prepares federal gift tax returns.

A significant portion of Crosby’s practice also involves counseling clients through the administration of a loved one’s trust or estate. In doing so, Crosby regularly prepares and files both Massachusetts and federal estate tax returns, petitions with the probate court, and assists in dispute resolution between parties.

Crosby also hosts presentations at businesses, organizations, and clubs on the importance of estate planning.

Outside of the office, Crosby enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and his dog. During the non-winter months, Crosby spends his free time either in Kennebunkport, Maine, hiking along the Appalachian Trail, or just generally enjoying the outdoors.

Kenneth E. MacKenzie

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

Kenneth E. MacKenzie

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

  1. 978-269-6405
  2. 978-470-8400

Kenneth MacKenzie is a partner specializing in Commercial Real Estate, with a focus on Hospitality and Recreation. He represents lenders, developers, tenants, management companies, and pension and opportunity funds in all aspects of real estate transactional matters. Before joining Dalton & Finegold, he spent 25 years as a member of two of Boston’s largest law firms, most recently as a partner and co-leader of the Goulston & Storrs Hospitality and Recreation Group. Kenneth is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants, part of the Hospitality Industry Advisory Board for New England Real Estate Journal and has been a guest lecturer at the Boston University School of Hospitality Administration. He recently served as a member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer for Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, the community service agency for the Merrimack Valley. He was named a Massachusetts “Super Lawyer” and was awarded the “AV” rating by Martindale. Kenneth is an alumnus of Phillips Andover Academy and Dartmouth College. He received his law degree, magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law, where he was a Note and Case Editor for the Boston University Law Review and a recipient of the William L. and Lillian Berger Prize for academic excellence. He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

P. Michael Margolis

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

P. Michael Margolis

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

  1. 978-269-6420
  2. 860-559-6512

Attorney P. Michael Margolis is a Partner at the firm concentrating in Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Finance and Business Law. His practice focuses on commercial real estate leasing, sales/leaseback transactions, development, sales, acquisitions and financing, commercial lending and general business transactions. His clients include one of the nation’s top furniture retailers for which he has served over the past 25 years as its counsel on numerous business manners and lead real estate counsel for its entire real estate portfolio consisting of its coast to coast “Big Box” retail stores, regional distribution centers and corporate headquarters. Mr. Margolis holds a law degree from The George Washington University School of Law and an undergraduate degree in accounting from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut, The United States District Court of Connecticut and The United States Tax Court. Mr. Margolis is also a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Connecticut.

Christina Petrucci

Partner - Residential Real Estate

Christina Petrucci

Partner - Residential Real Estate

  1. 978-783-3038
  2. 978-618-6801

Attorney Christina Petrucci is a Partner specializing in Residential Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate and Wills and Trusts. Attorney Petrucci joined Dalton & Finegold in 2011. Attorney Petrucci received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Merrimack College, majoring in political science, and she received her law degree from Massachusetts School of Law. Attorney Petrucci focuses on representing Buyers, Sellers, Lender, and Developers. In addition Attorney Petrucci also instructs Real Estate Agent Continuing Education courses. Attorney Petrucci was a student-athlete as a member of the Women’s Rugby team and held the position of Captain her Junior and Senior year. In addition to her work with Dalton & Finegold, Attorney Petrucci coaches a middle school girls basketball team. She also serves on the board of the Women’s Council of Realtors Central Mass. She is a member of the North East Association of Realtors, the North East Association of Builders and Remodelers, the Mass Bar Association and the Merrimack Alumni Association. Attorney Petrucci is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Edward “EJ” T. Schneider, Jr.

Partner - Residential Real Estate

Edward “EJ” T. Schneider, Jr.

Partner - Residential Real Estate

  1. 617-377-4066
  2. 862-354-1324

Attorney EJ Schneider is a Partner who specializes his law practice on the representation of professional athletes, and high net worth individuals and families in the acquisition and disposition of real estate. EJ collaborates with Realtors, concierge, private banks, family offices, and trusted financial advisors to ensure no detail is overlooked for his clients. EJ has earned a reputation for representing clients in the most exclusive neighborhoods and new construction projects in and around Boston. EJ has been a member of the firm since 2013, beginning his tenure at the firm as a paralegal assistant while attending law school at night. EJ is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College, and New England School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Beyond his real estate expertise, EJ is a ‘big brother’ with Big Brother Big Sister of Massachusetts, and an Advisory Board Member for the McCourt Foundation. EJ resides in Boston’s Seaport district, and manages our Boston office.

Kelly Shanahan

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

Kelly Shanahan

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

  1. 978-783-3077
  2. 603-491-3497

Attorney Kelly J. Shanahan is a partner specializing in Commercial Real Estate. Ms. Shanahan completed her undergraduate degree at River College in Nashua, New Hampshire, and earned her J.D. from New England School of Law in 2002. She has represented lenders, developers, buyers and sellers in a variety of real estate transactions. Ms. Shanahan is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association and Nashua Bar Association. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New Hampshire and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Shannon Slaughter

Partner - Litigation

Shannon Slaughter

Partner - Litigation

  1. 978-269-6407
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Shannon Slaughter is a partner at the firm specializing in litigation at the trial court and appellate court level. Her practice involves resolving complex title litigation including determination of title and clearing title defects for recorded and registered land, complex land use litigation involving breach of contract claims, easement disputes, adverse possession claims, determination of ownership of tidelands, zoning appeals, enforcement of restrictive covenants, construction defects, fraudulent title and conveyances, condominium disputes and probate disputes involving contested petitions, incapacity, undue influence claims, and fraud claims. Attorney Slaughter is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the State of New Hampshire.  She was selected to the 2021 MA Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine.

 

Slaughter Rising Stars Super Lawyer List

Thomas W. Tavenner, Jr.

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

Thomas W. Tavenner, Jr.

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

  1. 978-296-7700
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Thomas W. Tavenner, Jr. is a partner specializing in Commercial Real Estate Law, representing developers and lenders in all facets of commercial transactions, including debt and acquisition transactions, ownership structuring, leasing and workouts. Prior to Joining Dalton & Finegold, Mr. Tavenner was the General Counsel and Senior Vice President at Realty Financial Partners in Wellesley, Massachusetts for 14 years. In this role he represented multiple private closed end real estate funds and was responsible for managing the legal work in the acquisition and disposition of multiple commercial real estate investments, including property and legal due diligence, and the drafting of complex operating and partnership agreements, purchase agreements, loan documents and commercial leases. Mr. Tavenner received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction in economics from the University of Maine at Orono and his J.D. with honors from Suffolk University Law School in 1993. He is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and Maine.

Christopher R. Vaccaro

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

Christopher R. Vaccaro

Partner - Commercial Real Estate

  1. 978-269-6425
  2. 781-439-3461

Christopher R. Vaccaro concentrates his practice in commercial real estate and banking, representing developers and financial institutions in sophisticated commercial transactions. His practice includes real estate development, condominiums, leasing, zoning, permitting, litigation, and loan restructuring. Chris was admitted to the Texas bar in 1984 (currently on inactive status), the Massachusetts bar in 1988, and the United States District Court for Massachusetts in 2001. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts. Chris is the author of the monthly “Law of the Land” column in Banker & Tradesman, and has published articles in other periodicals, including Boston Business Journal, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, and the New England Real Estate Journal. Chris is a member of the Board of Directors of Bridgewell, a leading human services nonprofit in northeastern Massachusetts. He is a former Chairman of the Reading Board of Appeals and has also served as an assistant coach with Reading Youth Hockey and Reading United Soccer. Chris was selected to the 2021 MA Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers Magazine.

 

Emily Corcoran

Associate - Residential Real Estate - Manager

Emily Corcoran

Associate - Residential Real Estate - Manager

  1. 978-296-7710
  2. 978-502-5393

Attorney Emily Rochefort is an associate specializing in Residential Real Estate. She received her B.S. in political science from Northeastern University (2006), cum laude, where she was a student-athlete for four years as a member of the Swimming & Diving team. Attorney Rochefort was awarded her J.D. from New England School of Law (2009). Her previous work experience has been in residential real estate transactions representing lenders, buyers and sellers. Attorney Rochefort is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Justin DeFilippo

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Justin DeFilippo

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 978-783-3057
  2. 781-858-4513

Justin DeFilippo is an associate specializing in Residential Real Estate. Justin completed his undergraduate work at University of Massachusetts Lowell, Masters in Criminology at University of Lowell and received his Juris Doctorate degree from New England School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts. Prior to joining the firm, Justin worked as a land use and zoning attorney focusing on special permits and variances. .In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, pick up games of baseball and playing chess.

Alanna Driscoll

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Alanna Driscoll

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 978-296-7718
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Alanna Driscoll specializes in Residential Real Estate. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Plymouth State University, majoring in Psychology, and minoring in pre-law. She received her law degree from Massachusetts School of Law and is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Katie Frazier

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Katie Frazier

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 617-520-4415
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Katie Frazier is an associate specializing in Residential Real Estate. She received her B.S. in Government from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. Attorney Frazier was awarded her J.D. from New England School of Law in Boston, MA. She also received her Mediation certificate from Mediation Works Inc. Attorney Frazier served as President of the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers and was recognized by Super Lawyers as “Rising Star” in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Her previous work experience as a real estate agent has provided her comprehensive in-sight into the entire home buying process from showings to the closing table. Attorney Frazier specializes in residential real estate transactions representing lenders, buyers and sellers. Attorney Frazier is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She resides in Waltham, MA with her husband Bob.

Zoë Gillies

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Zoë Gillies

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 857-315-5092 Ext. 700
  2. 207-899-5455

Attorney Zoë Gillies is an associate specializing in Residential Real Estate.  Zoë graduated magna cum laude from Bentley University and received her JD cum laude from Suffolk University Law School. During law school, Zoë was a member of the Suffolk University Law Review and the Women’s Law Association. Zoë also worked as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Frank M. Gaziano of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Outside of work, Zoë enjoys spending time in her home state of Maine. Zoë currently resides in South Boston and works in our Boston office.

Paige Gural

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Paige Gural

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 732-977-5511
  2. 617-377-4068

Attorney Paige Gural is an associate specializing in Residential Real Estate.  Paige focuses her practice on buyer and seller representation.  Paige graduated on the deans list with a Bachelors of Science in International Business and a minor in Spanish from Quinnipiac University and obtained her Juris Doctor from New York Law School.  Throughout law school, Paige worked with a firm handling corporate and real estate litigation matters.  Upon graduation, Paige worked as a judicial clerk for Judge DeCastro in Hudson County Superior Court.  Paige obtained her Finance Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) certification before working as in compliance with Santander Bank, N.A.  Paige left the hustle of NYC and fell in love with the charming city of Boston, specifically Chestnut Hill.  Being one of four sisters, Paige enjoys spending time with her family, biking and snowboarding.

Alyssa Holmes

Title Attorney - Residential Real Estate

Alyssa Holmes

Title Attorney - Residential Real Estate

  1. 978-470-8400
  2. 203-715-8444

Attorney Holmes is a graduate of Union College with a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and New England School of Law.

Caitlin Izzo

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Caitlin Izzo

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 978-269-6413
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Caitlin Izzo specializes in Residential Real Estate. Attorney Izzo completed her undergraduate work at the University of Hartford, in Hartford, Connecticut, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice.  She received her Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School in May 2020. During her time at Suffolk Law, Caitlin was an Editor on the Journal of Health & Biomedical Law, a Student Attorney for the Family Advocacy Clinic, and a member of the Women’s Law Association.  Attorney Izzo grew up in Anchorage, Alaska and enjoys spending her free time reading, doing puzzles of any kind, and spending time outdoors.

Matthew Kalhofer

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Matthew Kalhofer

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 401-378-0199
  2. 857-315-5093 Ext. 701

Attorney Matthew Kalhofer is an associate specializing in Residential Real Estate. Matthew focuses his practice on representing buyers, sellers, and lenders throughout Massachusetts. Attorney Kalhofer received his undergraduate degree from the University of Rhode Island and earned his Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School. During his time at Suffolk Law, Matthew served as Chief Note Editor on the Journal of High Technology Law and graduated with distinction in the Business Law & Financial Services Concentration. Matthew is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In his free time, Matthew enjoys playing soccer, golf, and snowboarding.

Melissa D. Lee

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Melissa D. Lee

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 617-637-8219

Attorney Melissa D. Lee has been working in the real estate industry for 10 years. She began her real estate practice as an associate closing refinance loans. Melissa has grown her business representing buyers, sellers, lenders, investors, and developers from the Greater Boston area to the North Shore. She works with many top agents in the Marblehead/Swampscott/Lynn/Salem area and always delivers white glove service. Melissa’s clients appreciate her wealth of knowledge and can-do attitude. Melissa has built a name for herself as a highly responsive and easily reachable attorney.

 

Melissa attended College of the Holy Cross for her undergraduate degree and was Senator-at-Large for the Student Government Association and co-chair of the Multicultural Identity Exploration. She went on to attend Suffolk Law School where she was a member of the National Women’s Law Student Association and an Equal Justice Fellow. Melissa enjoys spending time with her daughter Ruby, her husband Patrick, and their rescue dog Daisy.

Jessica Leoni

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Jessica Leoni

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 413-887-7580
  2. 617-377-4071 Ext. 796

Attorney Jessica Leoni is an associate at the firm specializing in Residential Real Estate. She graduated from Merrimack College with her bachelor’s degree in Human Services and Human Development and a minor in English and obtained her law degree from Suffolk University School of Law. Throughout law school Jessica worked at a boutique real estate firm in the Back Bay. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, cooking, and hiking with her dog, Teddy.

Lisa Mercurio

Senior Associate - Residential Real Estate

Lisa Mercurio

Senior Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 617-827-0552
  2. 617-963-7777

Attorney Lisa Mercurio is an associate specializing in residential real estate. Lisa focuses her practice on the representation of buyers, sellers and lenders. Lisa received her BSBA in Entrepreneurship, with a minor in Legal Studies, from Suffolk University, cum laude and received her JD from Suffolk University Law School. Lisa is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and US District Court for the District of Massachusetts. While in law school, Lisa obtained her real estate license to further learn the fundamentals of a real estate salesperson. Lisa has made it her mission to be an available and patient resource for her clients, and help them feel educated throughout their real estate journey. Lisa resides in the North Shore and works in our Boston office.

Walter Pawlowski

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Walter Pawlowski

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 781-534-3314
  2. 617-377-4069

Attorney Walter Pawlowski is an associate specializing in Residential Real Estate. Walter focuses on providing exceptional client service to home buyers, homeowners, lenders, and others seeking legal advice relating to real estate throughout the Boston area. As a former real estate broker Walter utilizes his knowledge of the Boston real estate market to the benefit of his clients. Walter is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and received his law degree from Suffolk Law School. He is a Massachusetts native, growing up in Weymouth where his family still lives. Walter currently resides in East Boston and when he is not working, he likes to remain active by playing golf and basketball.

Noelle Rossini

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Noelle Rossini

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 781-454-7968
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Noelle Rossini is an associate specializing in Residential Real Estate. She received her undergraduate degree from Keene State College and her law degree from Massachusetts School of Law. Noelle is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as the State of New Hampshire. Noelle enjoys traveling in her free time and has been to numerous places around the U.S. and Europe.

Mckenzie Russell Masterson

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Mckenzie Russell Masterson

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 978-783-3056
  2. 413-636-7443

Mckenzie Russell-Masterson is an associate at the firm specializing in Residential and Commercial Real Estate. She focuses her practice on commercial leasing, financing and business transactions. Mckenzie completed her undergraduate work at Saint Anselm College and received her Juris Doctor degree from New England Law | Boston. She is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Beyond her work at the firm, Mckenzie is a member of the Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity on the Site Acquisition Committee. Mckenzie resides in Boston and works in both our Andover and Boston offices.

Jodie Salasny

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Jodie Salasny

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 617-852-4536
  2. 978-269-6410

Attorney Jodie Salasny is an associate specializing in residential real estate.  She obtained her license in 2002 and focuses her practice on representing buyers, sellers and lenders on the North Shore.  Prior to joining Dalton & Finegold, she practiced law in Boston, MA at a major firm where she represented international financial institutions and borrowers, as well as private equity sponsors in a varied range of sophisticated lending transactions, including syndicated senior credit facilities, second lien and subordinated debt financings, and restructurings.  She has a Broker’s License and is a member of the North Shore Association of REALTORS®, the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®,  and the National Association of REALTORS®.  She is a member of the Salem Chamber of Commerce and is on the Board of Trustees of The Salem Athenaeum.  She received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Long Island University.  She resides in Salem, MA with her husband, Doren, and their cats.  Outside the office, she is always on the hunt for vintage and enjoy dining at Salem’s many fine establishments.

Kerri Tolman

Associate - Residential Real Estate

Kerri Tolman

Associate - Residential Real Estate

  1. 978-994-5396
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Kerri Tolman is an associate specializing in Residential Real Estate. Kerri focuses her practice on representing buyers, sellers, and lenders. Attorney Tolman prioritizes providing exceptional client-first legal services to each of her clients. Attorney Tolman graduated magna cum laude from Salem State College, has a Master of Science from Suffolk University, and received her law degree from Massachusetts School of Law. She is an Affiliate Member of Greater Newburyport REALTORS®. Attorney Tolman is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Kerri is a lifelong resident of Newbury, Massachusetts. She grew up on Plum Island, a small barrier island located off the northeast coast of Massachusetts. She now lives off-island in Newbury with her husband Michael. Kerri has a passion for photography and loves being on or near the ocean. In her free time, Kerri enjoys spending time with family and friends and boating on the Parker River.

Andrea Rutherford

Associate - Trust and Estate Planning

Andrea Rutherford

Associate - Trust and Estate Planning

  1. 617-645-0301
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Andrea Rutherford is an associate concentrating in Trusts and Estate Planning. She holds a B.A. in political science from Yale University, summa cum laude; a master’s degree in government from Harvard University; and her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and is a member of the Boston Estate Planning Council. Her previous work experience has been in international finance, and she has lived in Moscow and London. She now lives in Andover with her husband and son, Alex. Attorney Rutherford is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts​ and the State of New Hampshire.

Zach Frish

Associate - Financial Compliance

Zach Frish

Associate - Financial Compliance

  1. 978-335-5150
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Zach Frish is an associate specializing in banking and financial services compliance and regulation. Prior to joining the firm, Zach worked as a Bank Examiner for the Massachusetts Division of Banks while attending law school at night. Zach graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Northeastern University and received his Juris Doctor from New England Law | Boston. A Boston resident, Zach enjoys cooking, all things sci-fi, and exploring the city with his dog, Huckleberry.

Kaleena Machado

Associate - Litigation

Kaleena Machado

Associate - Litigation

  1. 978-783-3063
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Kaleena Machado is an associate at the firm specializing in litigation at the trial court level.  Her practice involves resolving complex title litigation including determination of title and clearing title defects for recorded and registered land, as well as handling landlord tenant disputes, including summary process actions. Her previous work experience has been in representing creditors in pre- and post-foreclosure title litigation. She received her undergraduate degree from Northeastern University and earned her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.  Attorney Machado is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of New Hampshire, the State of New York, the United States District Court for Massachusetts and the United States District Court for New Hampshire.

Max Butterbrodt

Associate - Commercial Real Estate

Max Butterbrodt

Associate - Commercial Real Estate

  1. 978-783-3521
  2. 508-451-1843

Attorney Max Butterbrodt is an associate specializing in Commercial Real Estate. Max joined Dalton & Finegold in 2019. Max represents lenders, developers, and investors in all aspects of commercial transactions, including the financing, acquisition, disposition and leasing of commercial real estate. Max completed his undergraduate degree at the Emmanuel College in Boston and earned his Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Max is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He resides in North Andover where he is an elected board member of the Housing Authority.

Kevin Yetman

Senior Associate - Commercial Real Estate

Kevin Yetman

Senior Associate - Commercial Real Estate

  1. 978-783-3044
  2. 978-470-8400

Attorney Kevin Yetman is a Senior Associate at the firm specializing in Commercial Real Estate Law, representing developers and lenders in all facets of commercial transactions, including financing, acquisition, disposition, ownership structuring and leasing of commercial real estate.  In addition to his practice at Dalton & Finegold, Mr. Yetman founded and currently runs Waypoint Real Estate Development, which operates a commercial portfolio of industrial and mixed-use assets.  Mr. Yetman received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in economics from Hamilton College and his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Mr. Yetman resides in Weston with his wife, Heather and their 2 boys, Brooks and Cooper.  In his free time, Mr. Yetman can be found either on the water sailing and boating or on the golf course.

Eric T. Shediac

Of Counsel

Eric T. Shediac

Of Counsel

  1. 978-269-6419
  2. 978-470-8400

Eric T. Shediac is Of Counsel at the firm, specializing in commercial real estate law, general corporate law and creditors’ rights law. Eric represents institutional lenders of all sizes ranging from community banks to large regional and national banks documenting a wide range of credit facilities including, asset-based loans, letters of credit, equipment loans, commercial and industrial based loans, SBA 7(a) loans, real estate acquisition loans including SBA 504 loans and traditional permanent mortgage financing, as well as construction loans. He also advises his lending clients through the loan restructuring and workout process. Eric’s real estate practice includes representing developers and investors in the acquisition, development, lease and sale of commercial and residential real estate. On corporate matters, Eric advises his clients with their business law needs including the preparation of various formation documents, shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, and both asset and stock purchase and sale agreements. Mr. Shediac is a graduate of The University of Oklahoma and the University of Massachusetts School of Law (formerly Southern New England School of Law). Mr. Shediac is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Carrie Kirby

Marketing Director

Carrie Kirby

Marketing Director

  1. 978-783-3059
  2. 978-470-8400

Carrie Kirby is the Marketing Director at Dalton & Finegold providing strategic marketing consultation to the COO and Managing Partner of the firm. Her primary focus is setting the firm wide marketing strategy and developing and executing effective multi-channel marketing campaigns. Prior to joining Dalton & Finegold, Carrie spent 18 years as a strategic marketing consultant working with clients from multiple industries and served as the Marketing Communications Manager / Worldwide PR Coordinator at I-Logix, Inc. for 6 years. Carrie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She currently resides in North Andover with her husband and two sons. In her free time, Carrie enjoys spending time with family, hiking, traveling, and reading.

Kim McCullom

Chief Financial Officer

Kim McCullom

Chief Financial Officer

  1. 978-269-6406
  2. 978-470-8400

Kim McCullom is the Chief Financial Officer at Dalton & Finegold where she provides leadership and direction to the Finance & Accounting Teams.  She primarily focuses her time on financial forecasting and firm budgeting while providing strategic recommendations to the COO and Managing Partner of the Firm.  Prior to joining Dalton & Finegold, Kim spent 12 years as Director of Finance and Technology at CBG and served as Vice President at Zurich Scudder Investments where she was employed for 9 years.  Kim received her Bachelor Degree of Science in Finance from Boston College.  She currently resides in Andover with her husband, son & twin daughters.  In her free time, Kim enjoys spending time with family & friends, exercising, reading and baking with her daughters.

Nicole Szymanski

HR Director

Nicole Szymanski

HR Director

  1. 978-409-1506
  2. 978-470-8400

Nicole Szymanski is HR Director providing consultation to management on strategic staffing needs, compensation, benefits, training and development and labor relations.  She strives to provide employees the culture that enables them to perform to the best of their abilities.  For several months Nicole participated in VIBE Academy Leadership training.  Prior to joining Dalton & Finegold, Nicole was the Financial Reporting Manager at HUB International, the 5th largest insurance broker in the world for 7 years and Assistant Controller at HEALTHSOUTH New England Rehabilitation Hospital for four years.  Nicole received her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Bentley University where she was a diver on the Bentley University Swimming and Diving Team.  She currently resides in Andover with her husband, and three young sons.  In her spare time not running from hockey rink to hockey rink with her boys, Nicole enjoys running and has successfully completed the Boston Marathon twice.  Nicole also enjoys spin class, boot camp workouts and shopping.

Anne Webster

Chief Operating Officer

Anne Webster

Chief Operating Officer

  1. 978-296-7657
  2. 978-470-8400

Anne Webster is the Chief of Operation at Dalton & Finegold LLP/Gold Title P.C. specializing in Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Estate Planning and Litigation.  She provides operational leadership across the business units to improve processes, team performance, collaboration and leverage technology to ensure the firm delivers a high level of client services.  Prior to joining Dalton & Finegold, Anne spent 20 years in real estate management with two different Realogy companies; Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, a corporately held company, and ERA, an independently owned and operated franchise.  Additionally, Anne served 7 years active duty as a United States Army Medical Officer leading both field medical units and garrison hospitals overseas and stateside.  Anne holds a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management and a Bachelors Degree in Education.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking and exploring new trails.

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