Michelle Shea is a senior attorney in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of the Real Estate Industry group with a focus on commercial leasing and transactional work, representing landlords, tenants, investors and developers of real estate. Ms. Shea joined Goodwin in 2016.  

Ms. Shea is involved in Goodwin’s PropTech Initiative, which is focused on supporting the intersection of Real Estate and Technology through thoughtful collaboration across the practice areas.  

Ms. Shea is also involved in Goodwin’s PropSci practice, which focuses on the intersection of Real Estate and Life Sciences.

Ms. Shea is a member of the Boston Bar Association for Massachusetts.

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Recent leasing transactions include representation of landlords of major office buildings, as well as suburban office and industrial parks, and representation of various tenants, including corporate and institutional tenants, biotech companies and non-profits in locations including Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado, Arizona and Tennessee.  Ms. Shea’s recent transactions include representing:

- A landlord in the leasing of a portfolio of multiple buildings in the greater Denver, Colorado, Charlotte, North Carolina, Atlanta, Georgia, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Nashville, Tennessee markets, totaling approximately 2,000,000 rentable square feet of office space, with tenants ranging from 400 square feet to over 45,000 square feet 

- Various biotech companies in connection with leases in Boston, Cambridge and the Bay Area

- A landlord in the leasing of space for a brewery/taproom in Boston, Massachusetts

- A tenant in connection with its leasing of space for use as an outdoor movie theater in Florida and Texas

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Shea served as in-house counsel at QuickSilva Title, LLC.






J.D., 2013
New England School of Law
B.A., English, 2009
Tufts University



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