Attorneys

Our Team

Daniel P. Holmes

Shareholder and Partner

Direct Line:  617.443.9477
Fax:  617.443.9471
Email: dholmes@lh-law.com

 

Dan Holmes has been practicing real estate law for over twenty years. Since forming Lerner & Holmes PC with Joel Lerner in 1995, he has served as a legal advisor to real estate owners and investors, lenders, developers and corporate users, specializing in transactions involving tax exempt investors. Prior to forming Lerner & Holmes PC, Dan worked as the Assistant General Counsel and Vice President of the Boston Company Real Estate Counsel, Inc,. In that role, he directed the activities of staff members and outside attorneys in overseeing a nationwide portfolio of office, retail, industrial and residential properties. He negotiated and closed new debt and equity investments valued at over $1 billion, led the firm’s activities in obtaining and refinancing third-party debt, and managed restructurings involving borrowers, partners and tenants. Before joining The Boston Company, Dan practiced law at Hale & Dorr in Boston.

Current Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Current Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Scoutmaster Emeritus, Troop 132, Concord, MA

Previous Affiliations

  • Chairman of Planning Board, Concord, MA

Education

  • University of Virginia, Juris Doctor, 1983
    • Editor, University of Virginia Law Review
  • Dartmouth College, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1980

Faith Glickman Rossi

Shareholder and Partner

617.443.9480
 Fax:  617.443.9471
 Email:   fgrossi@lh-law.com

Faith has been practicing law with Lerner & Holmes PC for twenty years. Prior to joining Lerner & Holmes PC, Faith was an Associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York and Of Counsel to Gilmore & Jacobowitz in Beverly, Massachusetts.

Current Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey

Current Affiliations

  • Commissioner, Conservation Commission, Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1989
    • Senior Editor, Cardozo Law Review
  • University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French, 1984

Zachary D. Drench

Attorney

Direct Line:  617.443.9478
Fax:  617.443.9471
Email: zdrench@lh-law.com

Zack Drench joined Lerner & Holmes PC in May 2015. Prior to joining the firm, Zack worked as the Vice President of Legal Affairs for Combined Properties and as an Associate at Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster.

Current Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Current Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association Member, Melrose Conservation Commission

Education

  • Harvard Law School, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1998
  • Harvard University, Bachelor of Arts in Slavic Languages and Literaturesumma cum laude, 1994

Jeff Ganguly

Attorney

Direct Line:  617.443.9481
Fax:  617.443.9471
Email: jganguly@lh-law.com

Jeff Ganguly joined Lerner & Holmes PC in April 2016. Prior to joining the firm, Jeff worked as Counsel at Dain Torpy, P.C. and as a Partner at Holland & Knight, LLP, both in Boston, MA.

Current Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Current Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute
  • NAIOP

Education

  • Boston College Law School, Juris Doctor, 1999
    • Executive Editor, Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review
  • Bucknell University, Bachelor of Arts, 1993

Mary B. Whelan

Senior Paralegal

Direct Line:  617.778.5635
 Fax:  617.443.9471
 Email:  mwhelan@lh-law.com

Mary B. Whelan is the senior paralegal at Lerner & Holmes PC and has been with the firm since 2002. Previously, she worked as a Legal Specialist at Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and as a Real Estate Paralegal at Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar and at Harmon Law Offices, P.C..

Current Admissions

  • Notary Public, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Current Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Paralegal Association

Education

  • Boston University, Legal Assistant Certificate, December 1991
  • Stonehill College, Bachelor of Arts in English, May 1985