Sherin and Lodgen LLP
Ronald W. Ruth is co-chair of the Environmental Law Group. He is the former Managing Partner and former chair of the Real Estate department. He concentrates his practice on real estate, land use, and environmental law. Ron became a LEED Accredited Professional in July 2008.
Ron has represented owners and tenants in connection with numerous sites that have been successfully redeveloped from abandoned manufacturing or industrial operations into commercial developments. He is particularly familiar with the complicated problems arising from the construction of projects undertaken on contaminated properties.
Prior to joining the firm, Ron practiced at the Boston firm of Ropes & Gray LLP and was Legal Counsel to the Massachusetts Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Environmental Law Enforcement. After graduation from law school, he was law clerk to Chief Justice Alan Hale of the Massachusetts Appeals Court.