Mark A. Kablack is principal of the firm. He is a graduate of Boston College Law School, class of 1991 (J.D., cum laude), and Cornell University, class of 1983 (B.S.). He is a former associate of Palmer & Dodge, Boston, MA, and a former partner of the firm of Seegel, Lipshutz & Wilchins, P.C. in Wellesley, MA. Prior to law school, Mr. Kablack served as a municipal land use planner in East Hampton, NY. Mr. Kablack specializes in all aspects of Real Estate Law, Environmental Law, Land Use Planning, and Municipal Permitting and Regulation. He has been a long-standing member of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Massachusetts (HBRAM), where he currently sits on its Board of Directors. He served for several years as the chairman of the HBRAM Government Affairs Committee, and is the former General Counsel to the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB). Mr. Kablack is also a standing member of the Real Estate Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association. He is the former co-Chair of the BBA Land Use and Development Committee, 2013-2015.
Mr. Kablack has received numerous awards in connection with his service to the home building industry, including the prestigious 2008 Member of the Year Award from HBRAM. Mr. Kablack is a frequent lecturer on real estate matters affecting the development industry. He is a regular contributor to Bay State Builder, a quarterly trade publication, and Builder Architect Magazine, a monthly trade journal.
Mr. Kablack is a current member of the Board of Trustees of Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, a nationally significant Massachusetts Historic Landmark—the oldest Inn still operating in the United States located in Sudbury, MA. In addition, he has been an active participant in local government matters, serving as the former Chair of the Town of Sudbury Zoning Board of Appeals, and the former Chair of the Town of Sudbury Community Preservation Committee.