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Murtha Cullina Attorney John Gahan Elected to the Board of Preservation Massachusetts

June 29, 2012

Boston, MA (June 29, 2012)… John W. Gahan, III, partner at Murtha Cullina LLP, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of Preservation Massachusetts, a state-wide, non-profit organization that actively promotes the preservation of historic buildings.

As a Board member, Mr. Gahan will work with architects, bankers, contractors, accountants, lawyers, developers and preservation advocates to expand the use of the Massachusetts Historic Tax Credit, which supports the preservation and rehabilitation of historic buildings throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

For nearly 40 years Mr. Gahan has represented clients in the areas of real estate acquisition, financing, management and development. In recent years, Mr. Gahan has served on the Board of Directors of the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA), the Commonwealth’s Preservation Advisory Committee. He has also assisted in the drafting of laws and regulations dealing with the preservation of affordable housing properties, including G.L. c.40T, the housing preservation law, enacted in 2009, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Murtha Cullina LLP is also a proud Corporate Member of Preservation Massachusetts.

About Preservation Massachusetts

Founded in 1985, Preservation Massachusetts is a statewide non-profit organization that actively promotes the preservation of historic buildings and landscapes as a positive force for economic development and the retention of community character. Preservation Massachusetts leads the way for the Commonwealth through legislative initiatives, reaching out across the State, educating our partners, building partnerships, networking, and events. For more, visit:

About Murtha Cullina LLP

With over 115 attorneys in six offices throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, Murtha Cullina LLP offers a full range of legal services to meet the local, regional and national needs of our clients. Our practice encompasses litigation, regulatory and transactional representation of businesses, governmental units, non-profit organizations and individuals. Core practice areas include litigation, labor and employment, agriculture, environmental, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, construction, energy, health care, trusts and estates, affordable housing, real estate, land use and retail and hospitality. For more information, visit



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