Brian Beaton

Attorney Profile

Education

BS, civil engineering, with distinction, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
JD, Suffolk University Law School
Suffolk University Law School Transnational Law Review

Bar and Court Admissions

Massachusetts

Brian Beaton

Brian represents numerous small and medium sized businesses in a broad range of business law matters including the following:

  • Business planning and strategy;
  • Business entity selection, formation, and management structure;
  • Acquisitions and sales;
  • Contract preparation and negotiation;
  • Consulting, distribution, and manufacturing agreements;
  • Business financing matters;
  • Risk management;
  • Employment matters; and
  • Licensing, regulatory and legal compliance matters.

Brian also focuses his practice on a variety of real estate and land use matters including the following:

  • Leasing and Conveyancing;
  • Zoning and permitting;
  • Title reviews;
  • Property boundary disputes;
  • Financing; and
  • Environmental compliance.

Prior to founding his firm, Brian was a partner in the real estate groups of Bowditch & Dewey LLP and Mirick O’Connell LLP.  During law school, Brian was a clerk with the City of Boston Law Department and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.  Brian also has experience in civil engineering related to the design, survey, and permitting of private land development and public infrastructure projects.  Brian has been recognized as a Massachusetts “Rising Star” by Boston magazine and Law and Politics and received the Worcester Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” award.

Brian maintains the following professional and community affiliations:

  • American Bar Association, Public Land and Resources Committee and Forest Resources Committee
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Worcester Bar Association, Real Estate Section chair
  • American Society of Civil Engineering
  • UMASS Medical School Winter Ball Steering Committee, former member
  • Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union, former director
  • Town of Shrewsbury Historic District Committee, former chair
  • Beal School Re-use Committee, former member 

Brian is an avid sportsman with a passion for habitat conservation and wildlife management.  When not on the water or in the woods, he writes on these topics for various media outlets.  Additionally, he maintains the following related affiliations:

  • Massachusetts Outdoor Heritage Foundation, Vice President
  • Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, former board member
  • New England Forestry Foundation, former advisory board member
  • Ruffed Grouse Society