W. Stephen Tierney
Partner, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
Years in current role: 41
What has been your biggest success over the past year?
As a member of the firm’s Management Committee, and Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department, my contribution to the continued growth of Woods Oviatt, and the growth of the Real Estate Department, have been my biggest successes over the past year. The firm and the department have grown not only in size but in the breadth of the legal services that we provide, working on sophisticated commercial real estate matters not just locally, but regionally and nationally.
What are your expectations for the next 6-12 months?
Continued growth for the firm and the Real Estate Department and continuing to provide exceptional legal services to our clients.
What advice would you give someone just starting out in real estate law?
It is a great opportunity to grow personally and professionally in an interesting, challenging and always changing field of law.