A Profile of Attorney Jamy Buchanan Madeja
Environmental Permitting and Land Use Lawyer
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Buchanan & Associates is a small, Beacon Hill law office concentrating on environmental and land use matters, including the latest in ocean management issues.
The office was formed by Jamy Buchanan Madeja, Esq. in 1995; Ms. Madeja has been practicing environmental law since 1988. The firm is certified as a women-business enterprise (WBE) by the state government and disadvantaged-business enterprise (DBE) by the federal government. Ms. Madeja is also a registered Massachusetts lobbyist and is certified as a mediator in dispute resolution proceedings.
Ms. Madeja, Esq., is a Massachusetts lawyer with special expertise in environmental permitting and land use decisions, particularly wetlands, "Chapter 91" and waterfront licensing issues, and legislative testimony on environmental and land use matters across the Commonwealth. Before founding Buchanan & Associates, Ms. Madeja represented numerous public and private entities as an associate at Mintz. Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C. She then represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as the General Counsel of the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, appointed by Governor William F. Weld. Buchanan & Associates hires additional lawyers and technical experts as needed, on a case-bycase basis. Buchanan & Associates provides traditional legal services and government relations services.
In her position as General Counsel, attorney Madeja had responsibility for the legislative, enforcement and regulatory affairs of five state environmental agencies. The knowledge and experience she gained during her tenure helps her provide prompt and cost-effective counsel to for-profit and not-for profit entities across Massachusetts, from small neighborhood organizations and municipal agencies to trade associations and corporations.
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