Amy E. Kwesell


Phone: 617.654.1811
Practice Areas: General Municipal, Land Use, Litigation, Regulatory, Energy, Green Practice


Attorney Amy Kwesell has 23 years of experience in land use, regulatory, energy and environmental law including wetlands and coastal permitting, dredging projects and Chapter 91 licensing.  She has represented municipalities, regional regulatory commissions and private parties in proceedings before the Land Court, Superior Court, and administrative bodies (including the Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Department of Public Utilities/Energy Facilities Siting Board and the Division of Administrative Law Appeals), and in appellate cases.   Attorney Kwesell has also represented clients before federal courts including the Environmental Appeals Board.  Before joining the firm, she was a partner at a Boston law firm, where she practiced land use law, energy law, environmental law, real estate and associated litigation.

Attorney Kwesell served on the Scituate Conservation Commission for 6 years (5 years as Chair) and the Marshfield Conservation Commission for 9 years (8 as Chair) and is an active participant in her local municipal government having served on the Community Preservation Committee, Waterways Committee, Playground Committee and Superintendent Search Committee.

Prior Experience

Rubin and Rudman, LLP, Boston, MA
Partner (January 2006 to 2016)

Winokur, Serkey & Rosenberg, P.C., Plymouth, MA
Associate (May 2002 to January 2006)

Kopelman and Paige, P.C., Boston and Northampton, MA
Associate (August 2000 to May 2002)

Recon Environmental Corporation (Acadis), Weymouth, MA
Environmental Scientist/Project Coordinator (June 1994 to August 1997)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Kent School Alumni Association, Connecticut
  • Fundraiser, Children’s Hospital, Cardiology Department
  • Marshfield Community Christmas, Town of Marshfield
  • Chairman, Marshfield Conservation Commission, Town of Marshfield (April 2004 to 2014)
  • Marshfield Waterways Committee, Town of Marshfield
  • North and South Rivers Watershed Association, Town of Norwell
  • Board of Governors, Historic Isaac Winslow House, Town of Marshfield
  • North River Arts Society, Town of Marshfield
  • Chairman, Scituate Conservation Commission, Town of Scituate (April 1995 to February 2000)

Honors & Awards

  • Named a “Super Lawyer” in Environmental Law in the 2020 editions of Super Lawyers Magazine
  • Named a “Rising Star” in Environmental Law in the 2005-2007, 2009-2010 editions of Super Lawyers Magazine

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts Bar
  • U.S. District Court (Mass.)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit


Suffolk University Law School
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2000

University of New Hampshire
Bachelor of Science, 1993