Marilyn L. Sticklor

Marilyn L. Sticklor

Of Counsel
+1 617 574 4077
Marilyn L. Sticklor



Marilyn Sticklor is a real estate attorney who represents developers, handling all legal aspects of commercial and mixed-use developments.

Deeply experienced in land use, Marilyn has a particular expertise in governmental permitting in Boston and suburban communities, as well as structuring of ownership and operational relationships in large mixed-use urban developments and suburban planned unit developments, tiered condominiums, multi-family housing, and acquisitions.

A former member of the firm’s Executive Committee over a number of terms, Marilyn brings to  her practice over 40 years of experience at Goulston & Storrs.


  • Martindale HubbellTM Top Rated Lawyer in 'Land Use And Zoning', 2013
  • Top Women Lawyers in the Northeast, Real Estate, Martindale HubbellTM, 2011
  • Martindale Hubbell Peer-Review Rated AV Preeminent TM 
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer, 2004 and 2005


  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), formerly New England Women in Real Estate (NEWIRE) 
  • Board of Editors, Shopping Center Legal Update, International Council of Shopping Centers, 1999-2005
  • Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Revision Advisory Committee, 1997-1998
  • Co-Chairperson, Massachusetts Permit Streamlining Legal Advisory Committee, 1994-1995
  • Former member of Curriculum Advisory Committee, Massachusetts Continuing Legal  Education
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of Boston, 1972-1976


  • Massachusetts


  • Barnard College  (A.B., cum laude, 1969)
  • Harvard Law School  (J.D., 1972)