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Raymond M. KwasnickRaymond M. Kwasnick

(617) 574-4197
rkwasnick@goulstonstorrs.com
Fax: (617) 574-7605
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Boston
400 Atlantic Avenue
Boston MA
02110-3333
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Kwasnick, Raymond

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B., 1971

Stanford Law School, J.D., 1974
Admissions
Massachusetts

Overview

REITs, real estate development companies, financial institutions, hospitals, medical groups, educational institutions, retailers, telecommunications companies turn to Raymond Kwasnick for legal advice. In his broad-ranging real estate law practice, Ray represents clients in leasing, construction and design, financing, acquisitions and sales, real estate loan workouts, and the management of commercial, residential and hotel properties. Chambers USA reports that Ray is “one of the leading leasing lawyers in the city. He is spectacular in negotiations, his knowledge is great."

Representative Experience

  • The leasing of 357,000 square feet of office space to Biogen Idec at Weston Corporate Center, Weston, Ma for Boston Properties.
  • The leasing of 400,000 square feet of office space to Wellington Management Company at Atlantic Wharf, Boston, Ma for Boston Properties.
  • The leasing of 440,000 square feet of office space at the Prudential Tower, Boston, MA to Ropes & Gray. 
  • The leasing of 160,000 square feet of medical, administrative and educational facilities at 833 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from Digital Realty Trust to Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson University Physicians. 
  • Purchase and leasing of 500,000 square foot research and laboratory facility for Partners Healthcare Systems at Charles River Plaza, Boston, MA. 
  • The leasing and construction, on behalf of Cytyc Corporation, of its 175,000 square foot corporate headquarters at The Campus in Marlborough, MA, as well as manufacturing facilities in Costa Rica. 
  • The sale of the office buildings located at One and Two Heritage Drive, Quincy, MA, for State Street Realty. 
  • The leasing of research and laboratory facilities at the Center for Life Sciences, Boston, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (300,000 square feet), Children’s Hospital (100,000 square feet), and Dana Farber Cancer Institute (50,000 square feet). 
  • The leasing of 550,000 square feet of office space at Atlantic Wharf for Boston Properties. 
  • The relocation of Schlumberger Oil’s research and lab facilities to a 183,000 square foot development in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA.
  • Purchase of medical office and laboratory facilities by Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates at 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA.
Professional and Community Involvement
  • Board of Governors of Combined Jewish Philanthropies, 2006-Present
  • Board of Directors of Volunteers Lawyers Project, 2006-Present
  • Solicitor for the Lawyers Team, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, 1985-Present
  • International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real Estate 
  • The Abstract Club
  • Recognized by Combined Jewish Philanthropies in February, 2005 for fundraising efforts as an “MVP”
  • Boston Bar Association, Member, Real Estate Steering Committee: 1989-2005
  • Boston Bar Association, Chairman, Real Estate Section: 1997-1999
Awards and Recognition
  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent TM
  • “America's Leading Business Lawyers," Chambers USA 2003-2015
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2004 - 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America 2006, 2008 and 2011-2017
Speaking Engagements
  • Speaker, “Commercial Real Estate Leases: Practical Information on Negotiating and Enforcing Commercial Leases,” Law Seminars International conference, November 2006
  • Greater Boston Real Estate Board, Commercial Brokers Association, January 2011 
Press Releases
num: 26
pressReleases: Chambers USA Ranks Goulston & Storrs in Leading Practice Areas:  19 individual attorneys receive recognition
pressReleases: Chambers USA Ranks Goulston & Storrs in Leading Practice Areas: 22 individual attorneys receive recognition
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named in 2010 Best Lawyers®
clientAdvisories: Allocating and Minimizing the Risk of Construction Delays
publicationsArticles: "Allocating and Minimizing the Risk of Construction Delays (Part 1)", AECRE Newsletter
pressReleases: Chambers USA Ranks Goulston & Storrs in Leading Practice Areas
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named to 2011 Edition of Best Lawyers
clientAdvisories: Massachusetts SJC Opinion Imposes Non-Waivable Statutory Duty on Commercial Landlords to Repair Unsafe Conditions
clientAdvisories: After Trace, Landlord Should Be Asking Tenant “Show Me the Money” Before Allowing the Tenant to Perform Leasehold Improvements
pressReleases: Chambers USA Ranks Goulston & Storrs in Multiple Practice Areas
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named to 2012 Edition of Best Lawyers®
pressReleases: Chambers USA Ranks Goulston & Storrs in Multiple Practice Areas
publicationsArticles: "The Cost of Data Centers," Bisnow
pressReleases: 36 Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named to 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers ®
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Nets 33 Lawyers, 7 Practice Areas in 2013 Chambers USA Rankings
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Nabs 34 Lawyers, 2 “Lawyer of the Year” Recognitions in 2014 Best Lawyers® Rankings
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Captures 47 Spots on the 2013 Massachusetts Super Lawyers List; 14 on the 2013 Massachusetts Rising Stars List
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs Expands Practice Recognition in 2014 Chambers USA Rankings
clientAdvisories: New Massachusetts Law Imposes Limits and Controls on Retainage under Construction Contracts
pressReleases: Goulston & Storrs’ Richard Zielinski Named 2015 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Legal Malpractice Law and Michael Robinson Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate
pressReleases: 2015 Chambers USA Guide Recognizes Nine Market-Leading Goulston & Storrs Practices and 31 Leading Individual Lawyers
pressReleases: Boston Land Use and Zoning Law "Lawyer of the Year" Matthew J. Kiefer Among 42 Goulston & Storrs Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2016
pressReleases: 50 Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
pressReleases: UPDATE: 2016 Chambers USA and New High Net Worth Guides Recognize Ten Market-Leading Goulston & Storrs Practices and 34 Leading Individual Lawyers
pressReleases: Washington, DC Litigation- Land Use and Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" Maureen E. Dwyer and Land Use and Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" Phil T. Feola Among 42 Goulston & Storrs Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2017
pressReleases: 45 Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named 2016 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
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October 2016
45 Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named 2016 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
August 2016
Washington, DC Litigation- Land Use and Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" Maureen E. Dwyer and Land Use and Zoning "Lawyer of the Year" Phil T. Feola Among 42 Goulston & Storrs Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2017
June 2016
UPDATE: 2016 Chambers USA and New High Net Worth Guides Recognize Ten Market-Leading Goulston & Storrs Practices and 34 Leading Individual Lawyers
October 2015
50 Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
August 2015
Boston Land Use and Zoning Law "Lawyer of the Year" Matthew J. Kiefer Among 42 Goulston & Storrs Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2016
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