Practice Areas

General Municipal

KP Law is a full-service municipal law firm dedicated to providing its client communities with the highest quality legal services and personalized attention in a timely and cost-effective manner. We are aware of the wide range of issues facing municipalities and are sensitive to the unique cost constraints of municipal governments… read more

Affordable Housing – Chapters 40B & 40R

The high cost of housing in Massachusetts is cited as one of the major factors inhibiting economic growth. As a result, the Commonwealth has put increased pressure on municipalities to provide greater opportunities for the construction of affordable housing through the use of Chapter 40B. At the same time, however, new legislation offers incentives to municipalities to permit development of affordable housing through use of Chapter 40R (Smart Growth Zoning)…. read more

Cable Television Licensing

KP Law is a leader in cable television licensing. We have successfully represented over 20% of the cities and towns in Massachusetts in all phases of license renewals including negotiations, consultations, evaluations, rate increases, and execution of contracts…. read more

Casinos & Gaming

KP Law has been at the forefront of the legal community in educating, advising and representing municipalities in negotiating host and surrounding community agreements with gaming facility developers, as well as related regulation, permitting and contracting activities.  We also regularly practice before the state’s Gaming Commission…. read more

Contracts & Procurement

KP Law offers our clients a full range of services in all areas of public sector contracting and procurement, from building and public works projects to the purchase of goods and services from vendors, manufacturers, service professionals and consultants…. read more

Data Privacy and Security

KP Law’s Privacy Practice Group provides clients with broad-ranging data privacy and security legal services.  Knowing the challenges our public and private clients face in this data-driven world, we provide comprehensive legal assistance on a wide variety of privacy matters including but not limited to data retention, data breach responses, confidential data assessments, and risk management… read more


KP Law is the leading firm in Massachusetts representing municipal clients in environmental matters. Our environmental practice includes representing cities and towns in federal court on major Superfund cases as well as cost recovery actions at all levels of state court involving Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 21E… read more

Government Information and Access Group

No other law firm in the state is better versed at two fundamental statutory schemes that impact virtually every aspect of government operations:  The Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Law.  Our breadth of experience in these areas is unmatched…. read more

Green Energy

KP Law is in the forefront of renewable and alternative energy law.  The legal services offered by KP Law’s Green Practice Group include procurement and contracting (including net metering credit and power purchase agreements), land acquisition, leasing, regulatory compliance, public construction and related issues…. read more

Land Use

KP Law is justifiably proud of the depth and breadth of its land use practice. This diverse practice area includes zoning, subdivision control, wetlands and health and environmental law. The land use practice area is headed by a team of highly experienced and committed practitioners… read more

Labor & Employment

From collective bargaining to policy implementation, hiring to firing, KP Law provides a full range of management-side labor and employment services, with a focus on the specific issues facing governmental/municipal employers, including public schools…. read more


KP Law sets the standard in providing its clients with zealous, successful and cost-effective litigation services. Our attorneys routinely practice at all levels of the state and federal courts and administrative agencies…. read more

Marine & Aviation Defense

KP Law has an active practice in all aspects of civil litigation involving marine and aviation claims including extensive experience in all areas of litigation through trial and appellate stages in Federal and State courts…. read more

Public Transportation

KP Law is the Commonwealth’s most experienced public sector law firm, providing full range of legal services to a number of public transportation agencies, including municipal airports and regional transit authorities…. read more

Real Estate

KP Law’s real estate practice diverse and highly sophisticated. It encompasses every aspect of the purchase, sale, lease, financing and development of real estate…. read more

Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement

KP Law’s Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement Practice addresses diverse matters such as federal, state and local regulation, zoning, subdivision control, wetlands, historic resources and health and environmental law.  We use our broad expertise in advising boards, committees, commissions and public officials in all regulatory matters…. read more

School Law/Education

Experienced in the unique issues arising in the school environment, such as students’ rights, collective bargaining, SPED issues, and the hiring and firing of school personnel including teachers, KP Law can meet the complete legal needs of school committees and school districts… read more

Tax Title

KP Law is the Commonwealth’s most experienced public sector law firm, providing clients with tax title services for over 40 years.  We assist communities with the aggressive pursuit of tax title matters, including initial demand letters, Land Court foreclosures, and reuse of tax title parcels…. read more


KP Law is the Commonwealth’s most experienced public sector law firm, with a broad environmental, land use and real estate law practice.  Our Waterways interdisciplinary group spans all of these practice areas and includes Chapter 91 licenses, Great Ponds, harbor regulation, and related real estate law issues, such as, for example, accretion and erosion…. read more