January 27, 2020

James D. Masterman

James D. Masterman is a trial lawyer with a broad range of experience in eminent domain and real estate valuation litigation, including tax proceedings and lease arbitrations, and in the litigation of land use and property rights issues. His representation of commercial, industrial and residential property owners and developers requires his appearance in U.S. District Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and every state and administrative court of Massachusetts and throughout New England. His advice is sought by multi-property clients on a national basis on all aspects of eminent domain, and by developers seeking public assistance with land assemblage for large-scale, public- private partnership projects.  Jim served as Chair of the American Bar Association's Committee of Condemnation and Land Use Litigation and is a frequent lecturer and writer on the topic.


  • Valuation disputes

  • Eminent domain

  • Property rights 

  • Tax proceedings

Articles in the National Law Review database by James D. Masterman