DENNIS P. CRIMMINS
Mr. Crimmins practices law as Dennis P. Crimmins, P.C. Mr. Crimmins was formerly a partner at Goodwin, Procter & Hoar in Boston, and most recently, he was of counsel to Parker Scheer LLP, also in Boston. His practice has focused on commercial real estate for more than 30 years, representing developers, lenders, and investors in commercial and real estate construction loans, strategic land use planning before state and local permitting agencies, and land acquisition. He also has extensive experience in negotiating architectural, construction, and design/build contracts, and in restructuring and resolving problem loans secured by commercial real estate developments.
Mr. Crimmins places particular emphasis on building the best team for his clients’ needs. Whether the need is a particular legal specialist or an engineer, coastal geologist, surveyor or licensed site professional, he assists in identifying and integrating them into the overall effort. His expertise also extends to representing hotel owners and their lenders in negotiating joint ventures and management and franchise agreements, as well as advising pension funds and other tax-exempt investors in making large-scale commercial real estate investments and loans. In addition, Mr. Crimmins has represented lenders and business owners in closing commercial lines of credit and loans for equipment financing secured by operating assets and accounts receivable. He frequently acts as local counsel on multi-state projects or other matters referred by large firms in other cities/states.
After graduating from Princeton University cum laude in economics in 1972, Mr. Crimmins served as a commissioned officer in the United States Navy and worked in the marine construction industry as a diving supervisor. While attending the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary, he was a member of the William and Mary Law Review. He received his J.D. in 1980 and is a member of the American, Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations. Mr. Crimmins previously served as a member of the Finance Committee for the Town of Marblehead, Massachusetts and as a member of the Golf and Tennis Commission for the City of Beverly, Massachusetts, He is past president of the Plymouth, Massachusetts Public Library Board of Trustees and the Plymouth Public Library Foundation, and currently serves the Plymouth community and surrounding towns as the President of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Plymouth, Inc., the local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International.
Mr. Crimmins has been rated AV Preeminent® in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory®, which is the highest available rating for ethical practice and professional excellence, based on peer ratings.