Since 2004, the firm has maintained a singular focus of client-centered legal representation, with a reputation for creative, practical problem solving in the boardroom and robust advocacy in the courtroom.
Carvalho & Associates has successfully represented a wide range of business clients in civil litigation, environmental and energy law, real estate and business matters. In the last eleven years, Carvalho & Associates has obtained settlements, judgments and verdicts of over $16 Million on behalf of our clients.
The attorneys at Carvalho & Associates work hard to resolve client matters and achieve client directed outcomes. When necessary, we aggressively pursue litigation in state and federal courts. The skilled and professional staff at Carvalho & Associates has a deep understanding of the mechanics of complex litigation and they have applied that knowledge to a variety of complex litigation cases. Carvalho & Associates has built a reputation for getting results and have earned the respect of our colleagues and courts alike.
Our attorneys are experts in counseling a wide range of clients in all aspects of environmental law. We offer assistance in environmental regulatory compliance, permitting, acquisition and redevelopment of environmentally distressed properties (e.g. Brownfields), and environmental litigation in state and federal courts. We have obtained multiple, record setting verdicts and judgments. We are also available to assist in-house and outside counsel on a variety of environmental policy related matters.
The Attorneys at Carvalho & Associates are at the forefront of renewable energy issues. We advise clients on matters such as Power Purchase Agreements, Power Generation (wind, solar, natural gas and geothermal) and represent clients before state Public Service Commissions and at the appellate level. We also advise clients on environmental matters related to resource development and transmission, including environmental impact statements, NEPA, and compliance with a myriad permitting requirements.
Real Estate Law
Our attorneys regularly advise clients on a variety of commercial, mixed use and industrial real estate matters. Our experience includes acquisition and divestures, site development, and landlord-tenant disputes, among other areas. We have extensive “boots on the ground” experience in construction matters, including site planning, permitting, due diligence and regulatory compliance. Our clients include local, regional and national developers, REITS, lenders and individual investors. When necessary, our attorneys litigate claims on behalf of clients in state and federal courts, as well as in mediation and arbitration.
- Environmental Litigation
- Renewable Energy Matters
- Real Estate & Property Litigation
- Landlord/Tenant Disputes
- Personal Injury/Toxic Torts
- Construction Law & Arbitration
- Brownfields Redevelopment
- Environmental Due Diligence
- Acquisitions & Divestitures
- Commercial Real Estate
Small Business Law
news and events
- 03/03/17By Michelle Wyman, Executive Director and Jim Buizer, Chair, Board of Directors WASHINGTON, DC – The National Council for Science and the Environment strongly supports the March for Science and...
- 03/25/16MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA, MA – Carvalho & Associates, P.C. and Attorney Mike Carvalho are pleased to announce their support for the Spaulding Education Fund, a community-based organization that makes strategic investments in...
Areas of Interest
Stellwagon Bank Marine Sanctuary
Wind power promises to increase local energy independence and prosperity without contributing to global warming. Constructing a Wind Farm in Stellwagon Bank is being contemplated by engineers, economists and scientists. Studies have been conducted to determine the effects wind farms may have on the marine life in Stellwagon Bank. Underwater noise output of wind farms and boat traffic are factors that may effect migration patterns and the fisheries in this area.