Mackie Shea, PC Receives Accolades from Chambers USA

For Immediate Release
May 28, 2015

Contact: John F. Shea

The boutique environmental law firm of Mackie Shea, PC, has been recognized again as one of the top four environmental law firms in Massachusetts in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA Guide. Chambers reported Mackie Shea is “a dedicated environmental law firm consisting of experienced lawyers with strong political and regulatory connections” that “represents businesses in a while range of environmental issues, including defending enforcement actions and negotiating and litigating land use disputes, as well as permitting applications and appeals.” Chambers’ sources lauded the firms’ attorneys for the “personal relationship developed between the lawyer and the agency” and for being “well prepared and extremely knowledgeable about permitting matters.

Both of the firm’s shareholders, Thomas A. Mackie and John F. Shea, were highlighted as leaders in the environmental bar. Tom Mackie is lauded by the market for his expertise in matters relating to solid waste, and a significant practice in permitting for renewable energy projects and handling environmental due diligence for corporate transactions. John Shea is recognized for his many years of experience that make him a valuable adviser to developers and businesses operating in various industries.

Selection for recognition by Chambers USA is an honor. Chambers conducts independent research that includes interviews with clients, written questionnaires, and interviews with peers. Chambers ranks law firms and attorneys based on specific qualities such as technical legal ability, professional conduct, and client service, among others.

Mackie Shea, PC concentrates in environmental, land use, and renewable energy law and related litigation. The firm’s office is located in the Back Bay of Boston.