Tad Heuer specializes in solving the most complex high-profile regulatory and permitting challenges in land use, energy, education, health care, transportation, and public law. Tad combines this wealth of substantive expertise with a reputation earned over fifteen years as an astute strategic advisor, effective negotiator, and skilled administrative and appellate litigator. Tad helps public and private companies, educational institutions, and nonprofits avoid regulatory disputes before they occur, resolve intractable disputes through creative negotiation, obtain landmark judicial decisions, and change the law through regulation or legislation.
In his litigation practice, Tad is a leading appellate advocate before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court, where he has successfully argued numerous high-stakes complex regulatory appeals on issues as varied as eminent domain, education policy, utility tariffs, and environmental permitting. He has authored amicus briefs in both the SJC and the United States Supreme Court on issues from historic preservation to campaign finance, is a contributing author to the leading treatise Appellate Practice in Massachusetts, and was a law clerk to former Massachusetts SJC Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall.More »