Bartlett

Stephen L. Bartlett

Associate
Boston

I am experienced regulatory attorney specializing in cannabis, environmental, energy and transportation and infrastructure matters.

Steve Bartlett counsels both public and private clients operating in heavily regulated industries on energy and environmental disputes, real estate, transportation and infrastructure projects and state and federal regulatory compliance issues.

Steve also has extensive experience advising medical and adult use cannabis companies on complex state licensing questions and related regulatory compliance and enforcement matters.   
 

Steve is a regular contributor to several of Foley Hoag’s blogs including Cannabis and the Law. Steve is also an active member of the firm’s pro bono program and has represented dozens of domestic violence survivors in obtaining orders of protection against their abusers.

Education

  • Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2015
  • Boston College, B.S., 2009

Bar and Court Admissions

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Massachusetts
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

 

Experience

  • Represented the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in the conveyance of land and air rights at South Station in furtherance of the South Station Air Rights Project
  • Represented the New England Power Generators Association in challenging the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s promulgation of the greenhouse gas emissions rules for electricity generators operating in the Commonwealth 
  • Represented a coalition of electricity generators in opposing Central Maine Power’s application to the Maine Public Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the New England Clean Energy Connect transmission line
  • Represented Entegris (Nasdaq: ENTG), a leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions for the microelectronics industry, in its acquisition of Global Measurement Technologies for $36 million 
  • Represented Entegris (Nasdaq: ENTG), a leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions for the microelectronics industry, in its acquisition of Sinmat for $75 million 
  • Represented Entegris, Inc. in the acquisition of MPD Chemicals for approximately $165 million

Publications

  • Massachusetts High Courts Weigh In On the Limits of Local Control Over Cannabis Businesses, Boston Bar Journal, Winter 2022 Edition

Honors & Involvement

HONORS
  • Boston Bar Association Public Interest Leadership Program, Class of 2020-21 
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2023) 
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Pro Bono High Honor Roll

PROFESSIONAL/CIVIC INVOLVEMENT
  • Boston Bar Association 
  • Massachusetts Bar Association 
  • Boston College Alumni Association 
  • Boston College Law School Alumni Association

Speaking Engagements