Johanna W. Schneider advises clients on real estate development permitting and land use and environmental disputes. She represents public and private clients in real estate disputes at all stages of litigation, including mediations and appeals. Her experience includes:
Working on complex real estate development projects, Johanna directs owners, developers and other entities through local, state and federal permitting processes. She frequently represents clients before permitting authorities, such as:
Johanna is active in industry associations and serves on her town’s Zoning Board of Appeals. Prior to practicing law, Johanna was a consultant to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). She is accredited as a LEED© Green Associate by the US Green Building Council.
Named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list, 2014-2020
"Real estate development is complex. Achieving a client’s objectives requires an understanding of permitting requirements, the underlying real estate transaction, local political and community dynamics, and litigation risk. With a broad-based real estate background, I bring a combination of knowledge, experience, and practical advice to help my clients during every stage of a project."