Michael J. McCormack

Michael J. McCormack

Boston, Massachusetts

Mr. McCormack is actively engaged in assisting clients with government relations, commercial development, zoning and permitting, particularly in the City of Boston, as well as all types of civil litigation.  He has also had a distinguished public service career. He was elected to the Boston City Council in 1981 and served five terms as an at-large member. He served as an Assistant Attorney General and then as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts over the course of three decades. Mr. McCormack is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Areas of Practice

  • Government Relations
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Zoning and Permitting
  • Construction
  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1972
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1975


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1972
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.S.Ed., Bachelor of Science in Education - 1969

Pro Bono Activities

  • FamilyAid Boston, Board of Directors, 2008 - Present