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Zachary Dovitz represents clients in virtually all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, such as acquisitions, dispositions, sale-leasebacks, financings, and zoning and land use matters. He has represented national and local real estate developers, S&P 500 corporations, alternative investment managers, other institutions, and municipalities. Before joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Zack served as in-house counsel for the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency, where he represented the Agency in commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, as well as office and industrial leases.



  • Represented MassDevelopment in acquisition of a commercial building in downtown Worcester, MA; represented MassDevelopment in subsequent sale of the same, subject to redevelopment agreement and unique payment structure.°
  • Represented MassDevelopment in acquisition of former hotel in Holyoke, MA; represented MassDevelopment in subsequent sale of the same, subject to redevelopment agreement.°
  • Represented MassDevelopment’s interests as owner of commercial office building in Springfield, MA, including tenant leases, property management, and construction & maintenance agreements.°
  • Represented MassDevelopment’s interests as operator of Jodrey State Pier in Gloucester, including leases for tenants involved in the commercial fishing industry.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Dovitz prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Counsel, Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (MassDevelopment), 2016-2018
  • Law Clerk, Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (MassDevelopment), 2015-2016
  • Law Clerk, Cetrulo LLP, 2015
  • Judicial Intern, Justice Margot Botsford, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 2014-2015
  • Legal Intern, Massachusetts Department of Correction, 2014

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Real Estate Law, 2024
  • Member, Boston Bar Association, 2016-Present


  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2016
    • Staff Member, Northeastern University Law Journal
  • B.A., Michigan State University, 2011
  • Massachusetts