April 27, 2017

Attorney Craig A. Ciechanowski

Email: CAC@dcdclaw.com
Attorney Craig A. Ciechanowski concentrates his practice in the areas of transactional and general business matters as well as land use and development. He represents a wide variety of businesses, including large corporations, family-owned businesses, venture capital-backed and privately funded start-ups, limited liability companies, professional corporations, partnerships and sole proprietorships, in connection with their initial start-up, mergers, acquisitions, sales and financing, in addition to providing counsel and guidance on issues which those businesses face daily including employment, compliance, governance and contract issues.

In addition, Mr. Ciechanowski represents institutional lenders and borrowers in commercial loan transactions, as well as foreclosures and workouts.  He frequently represents clients before municipal and state boards in connection with the development and leasing of complex real estate projects including multi-use commercial buildings, retail centers, office buildings and industrial and warehouse facilities.

Mr. Ciechanowski is a 1984 summa cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He is a 1987 graduate of Northeastern University Law School.

Mr. Ciechanowski is the former President and Chair of the Board of Directors of The League School of Greater Boston, Inc., a leading educator of children and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and Asperger’s syndrome, and is a former President of the Walpole Youth Lacrosse League.  He is a former Chairman of the Town of Walpole Conservation Commission and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Walpole Branch of the YMCA of Greater Boston.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

EDUCATION

  • Northeastern University Law School, 1987
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, summa cum laude, 1984

BAR MEMBERSHIPS

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Norfolk County

BAR ASSOCIATIONS & COMMITTEES

  • American Bar Association
  • Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Norfolk County

CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • President and Chair of the Board of Directors of The League School of Greater Boston, Inc.
  • Former President of the Walpole Youth Lacrosse League
  • Former Chairman of the Town of Walpole Conservation Commission
  • Former member of the Board of Directors of the Walpole Branch of the YMCA of Greater Boston

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 2004 “Small Business of the Year” awarded by the United Chamber of Commerce