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RICHARD P. P., ESQ.
Main Street, Lynnfield, MA | T: .. |
BUSINESS AND LEGAL MANAGEMENT CORPORATE CONTRACTS/ REAL ESTATE Operational and Regional Management | Commercial Contracts | Real Estate and Telecommunications Astute and tenacious Corporate Transactional and Real Estate Attorney with competencies in delivering sustainable change and improving processes in dynamic operating environments/Extensive knowledge of Corporate Contract drafting and negotiating, and Real Estate Law/Proven success in managerial roles, and ability to improve process flow/Interact extensively with corporate clients and external counsel, and leverage keen negotiation skills to establish favorable terms for my clients AREAS OF EXPERTISE Project and operational management Resolving negotiation impasses Management and preparation of contract proposals Complex lease agreements Managing contracts and implementing Commercial and Residential Real Estate Complex corporate and commercial contracts Strong managerial skills
ACCOMPLISHMENTS INCLUDE: Guest Speaker on "Telecommunications and its Impact on the Legal Field" Four consecutive annual nominations by internal employees as `All American Employee&; within the company due to exceptional work both internally and externally on a national level. Received national recognition by external counsel and staff for negotiations and title work completed for customers. Author of "The Telecommunication Act and the Impact on Local Zoning" Awarded Juris Doctorate degree with specialty in Real Estate and Business Contracts Law Specialize in Complex Corporate and Commercial Contract Analysis & Negotiations & Real Estate Team Leadership & Management
AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION, Boston, MA Asset Acquisitions Attorney, Telecommunications present
Responsible for resolving title issues, drafting commercial leases and negotiating contracts related to Land and Tower Acquisition activities in a highvolume time sensitive environment. Acts as a point of contact for internal and external customers on title issues and policies. Responsible for providing legal analysis and advice on titlerelated matters to other departments · Negotiate with landlords, tower sellers, attorneys, government authorities, lien holders and other parties concerning commercial real estate documents. · Resolve title curative issues in accordance with departmental and company policy including but not limited to missing deeds, missing memoranda of leases/assignments, mortgages, all liens except for mechanic&;s liens, probate issues, improper signature authority, and issues concerning American Tower entities. · Ensure proper drafting of a large volume of commercial real estate documents including but not limited to Leases and Asset Purchase Agreements, Memorandum of Lease MOLs, Subordination, NonDisturbance and Attornment Agreements SNDAs · Provide legal analysis and advice regarding title risks and issues to Vice President of Land Management, Land Lease Representatives and Tower Acquisitions Representatives.
AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION, Boston, MA Attorney for Land Management Division, Telecommunications
Negotiate and provide legal analysis for title curatives and lease interpretation for the Northeast, Midwest, Southeast, and South Plains regions of the US. Establish a presence with Tier telecommunication carriers, including Verizon, Sprint, and Nextel, among others, and their outside counsel. Review and negotiate corporate contracts, and advise regarding owned and management telecommunication tower sites. Provide ongoing analysis and advice regarding title risks and issues to collocation and administration to area general managers, sales, operations, redevelopment, national account management, and business leaders.
Worked extensively and communicated with internal and external customers regarding title issues and policies. Reviewed and negotiated corporate contracts, including title orders related to lease prepay efforts, and increased tenant and compound use for new leases.
DIFRUSCIA LAW OFFICE, Methuen, MA Managing Attorney, Corporate and Real Estate Departments
Worked with clients to assess and discuss strategies as part of resolving legal issues. Served as a team lead on legal transactions, including conducting discovery and litigating corporate matters. Prepared SEC filings. Counseled corporate clients on government regulatory matters, M&A activities, buyouts, compliance issues and contract negotiations.
Created and implemented a website to facilitate the firm&;s ability to advertise and obtain new clients. Established an online automatic payment system, increasing the firm&;s cash flow and revenue position. Successfully mediated a wrongful termination claim for a client against his employer. Obtained a $. million settlement and corresponding $, for claims pursued through the New Hampshire Department of Labor, the Massachusetts Commission on Discrimination, and the EEOC.
P. & ASSOCIATES, PC, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Bradford, MA Attorney/Owner
Represented parties in connection with real estate transactions, complex commercial contracts and wireless communications infrastructure. Provided advisory services as part of representing corporations in multimillion dollar M&A activities and litigating complex corporate matters. Handled various real estate transactions, and conducted in excess of , closings. Marketed the firm at client functions and educational seminars.
Drafted and reviewed commercial contracts and leases. Developed and implemented various operating agreements for small and medium sized corporations, which enabled managers and stockholders to understand roles, responsibilities, and potential liabilities within their respective organizations.
LAW OFFICES OF ANTHONY J. VESONA, PC, North Attleboro, MA Manager, Conveyance Department / Attorney
Directed the operational and legal efforts of a staff of . Reviewed and conducted title exams for residential and commercial loans. Oversaw and / or performed residential and commercial closings.
Conceived and launched a scheduling and postclosing operation for Massachusetts&;s third largest conveyancing law practice, which enabled the owner to reduce the workforce by %, and increase profit margin by $,.
OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Worked for Federal Emergency Management Agency Washington, DC, in Office of General Counsel, named on Who&;s Who of American Colleges and Universities, Worked as Intern for New Hampshire Public Defender, Yellow Belt Certified in Six Sigma
EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS
MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL OF LAW, Andover, MA Juris Doctor Honors, Member, Massachusetts Bar Association , Member of Association of Corporate Counsel, Admitted to Massachusetts Bar SAINT ANSELM COLLEGE, Manchester, NH Bachelor of Arts in Politics cum laude , Member of Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Honors Society ENGALITCHEFF INSTITUTE OF POLITICS, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, Georgetown, VA, NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SPORTS MEDICINE CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER