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Patricia A. DeAngelis Murtha Cullina LLP Counsel

Counsel

Boston
Email: pdeangelis@murthalaw.com
Phone: 617-457-4025
Fax: 617-482-3868

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Education

  • University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1992)
  • University of Massachusetts (B.A., magna cum laude, 1989)

Patricia A. DeAngelis


Patricia DeAngelis is a member of the Business and Finance Department and the Commercial Real Estate Development and Construction Practice Groups.

Patty represents clients in the areas of development, financing and construction of real estate projects. She has significant experience in advising owners, lenders and contractors on both private and public construction projects and in drafting and negotiating construction contracts. Patty works collaboratively with clients to improve and streamline business processes and develop creative, proactive solutions to legal issues which arise.

Prior to joining Murtha Cullina, Patty served as General Counsel and Board Secretary of the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency. She has also served as general counsel to Shawmut Design and Construction in Boston. Patty served as Senior Counsel in Palmer and Dodge LLP’s Airport and Real Estate Departments; and was a founding member of the firm’s Airport Department. During her tenure there, she advised public and private entities, including a number of international airports, on the financing and development of public and private facilities, land use and zoning issues, environmental permitting and related issues.

Representative Transactions Include:

  • Led the Commonwealth team that closed the General Electric global headquarters project, involving a complex permitting process and strategy; several land acquisitions; bridge financing using a swap to lock in the rate; negotiation of a ground lease and an interagency funding agreement (2016)
  • Assisted the Commonwealth in compiling its proposal for the Amazon headquarters, including 26 potential sites
  • Closed the largest real estate transaction in MassDevelopment history--the sale of 100 Cambridge Street to Intercontinental Realty, including the termination of a swap, loan payoff and defeasance of $170 million in bonds (2015)
  • Closed multiple purchases of property in Commonwealth "Gateways" cities to assist in the transformative development of those cities
  • Served as the lead attorney on the New England Aquarium's environmental permitting effort for its capital projects
  • Assisted in the permitting, development and construction of the $4 billion expansion of the San Francisco International Airport, including the negotiation and defense of the first Project Labor Agreement on a public sector project in California
  • Massachusetts State Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association Civil Liberties and Social Justice Subcommittee
  • CREW
  • Women in Public Finance

 

  • Chosen as Honoree for "Top Woman of Law" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2017
Overview

Patricia DeAngelis is a member of the Business and Finance Department and the Commercial Real Estate Development and Construction Practice Groups.

Patty represents clients in the areas of development, financing and construction of real estate projects. She has significant experience in advising owners, lenders and contractors on both private and public construction projects and in drafting and negotiating construction contracts. Patty works collaboratively with clients to improve and streamline business processes and develop creative, proactive solutions to legal issues which arise.

Prior to joining Murtha Cullina, Patty served as General Counsel and Board Secretary of the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency. She has also served as general counsel to Shawmut Design and Construction in Boston. Patty served as Senior Counsel in Palmer and Dodge LLP’s Airport and Real Estate Departments; and was a founding member of the firm’s Airport Department. During her tenure there, she advised public and private entities, including a number of international airports, on the financing and development of public and private facilities, land use and zoning issues, environmental permitting and related issues.

Representative Transactions Include:

  • Led the Commonwealth team that closed the General Electric global headquarters project, involving a complex permitting process and strategy; several land acquisitions; bridge financing using a swap to lock in the rate; negotiation of a ground lease and an interagency funding agreement (2016)
  • Assisted the Commonwealth in compiling its proposal for the Amazon headquarters, including 26 potential sites
  • Closed the largest real estate transaction in MassDevelopment history--the sale of 100 Cambridge Street to Intercontinental Realty, including the termination of a swap, loan payoff and defeasance of $170 million in bonds (2015)
  • Closed multiple purchases of property in Commonwealth "Gateways" cities to assist in the transformative development of those cities
  • Served as the lead attorney on the New England Aquarium's environmental permitting effort for its capital projects
  • Assisted in the permitting, development and construction of the $4 billion expansion of the San Francisco International Airport, including the negotiation and defense of the first Project Labor Agreement on a public sector project in California
Memberships
  • Massachusetts State Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association Civil Liberties and Social Justice Subcommittee
  • CREW
  • Women in Public Finance

 

Recognition
  • Chosen as Honoree for "Top Woman of Law" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2017
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Massachusetts
Education
  • University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1992)
  • University of Massachusetts (B.A., magna cum laude, 1989)
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