OVERVIEW

Responsible, outgoing, and endlessly upbeat, April DaSuta is a true “deal junkie” and a strong advocate for her clients. A real estate and business lawyer who has learned the art of fostering strong working relationships, April works hard to ensure her clients achieve their desired results.

April has experience in the acquisition, disposition, financing (representing both borrowers and lenders), and leasing of virtually every commercial real estate asset class, including hotels, restaurants, retail spaces, multifamily buildings, office and industrial buildings, warehouses, business parks, as well as raw land for development projects. April works with individuals and businesses to develop joint venture transactions and development projects. Additionally, April also handles syndication and securities work in connection with private placement offerings. Finally, April handles corporate restructuring of entities for tax and estate planning purposes.

Outside of her legal practice, April puts her positive attitude to work as a member of numerous non-profit and community organizations.


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Credentials

Education

  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2001
  • Boston College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1997

Bar Admission

Massachusetts, 2002

Court Admission

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Recognition

  • Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2020 – 2024
  • 2018 Top Women of Law, Mass Lawyers Weekly
  • Recognized by the Boston Business Journal as a 2015 “40 Under 40” honoree
  • Selected for inclusion in 2013-2016 Rising Stars edition of Massachusetts Super Lawyers

Matters & Transactions

  • The Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest, Case law summary publications, 2000-2001
  • $200,000,000.00 loan secured by 10 properties for the financing of a future development in South Boston, known as “On the Dot,” which included a private placement offering and numerous investors.
  • $211,250,000.00 loan for the financing and expansion of an existing apartment complex located at Hancock Village in Brookline and Boston. The loan allowed the creation of an additional apartment complex to increase the number of apartments to 676 apartments, and the construction of a new community center and pool on the property.
  • Development of a joint venture to develop eight proposed new building projects within a 4.9-acre area in South Boston, known as “Washington Village.” The development consisted of approximately 99,000 square feet of retail space, about 656 residential dwelling units, and around 648 parking spaces, with new streets, pedestrian paths, plazas, and landscaped open spaces.
  • Purchase of multiple loans with Notes totaling approximately $100,000,000.00 with funds from private placement offerings.

Memberships & Activities

Legal Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Boston Area Real Estate Investors Association
  • ProVisors

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Board Member and Chair of Development Committee for The Price Center.
  • Board Member for Team Christine, Inc.
  • Host Committee Member for OneFamily, Inc.
  • Committee Member for Boston College Law School Law Day.
  • Committee Member for Boston College Undergraduate Reunion
  • Founded The John Thomas and Special Friends Fund, a non-profit corporation organized to benefit children with special needs and the institutions and organizations that care for and support them, and organize and implement all fundraising events.
  • Participated in numerous fundraising events for Children’s Hospital Boston, Perkins School for the Blind, the Starlight Children’s Foundation, and other organizations benefiting children with special needs.
  • Dedham Town Meeting Member, Precinct 7 Chair, Chair of all Chairs.
  • President of Dedham Special Education Parent Advisory Council.
  • President, Dedham Education Foundation.
  • Friends of Dedham High School Marauders Hockey.
  • Board Member, COVID Relief Fund, Dedham.
  • Member of the Boston College and Boston College Law School Alumni Association.

Responsible, outgoing, and endlessly upbeat, April DaSuta is a true “deal junkie” and a strong advocate for her clients. A real estate and business lawyer who has learned the art of fostering strong working relationships, April works hard to ensure her clients achieve their desired results.

April has experience in the acquisition, disposition, financing (representing both borrowers and lenders), and leasing of virtually every commercial real estate asset class, including hotels, restaurants, retail spaces, multifamily buildings, office and industrial buildings, warehouses, business parks, as well as raw land for development projects. April works with individuals and businesses to develop joint venture transactions and development projects. Additionally, April also handles syndication and securities work in connection with private placement offerings. Finally, April handles corporate restructuring of entities for tax and estate planning purposes.

Outside of her legal practice, April puts her positive attitude to work as a member of numerous non-profit and community organizations.


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Court Admission

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Education

  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2001
  • Boston College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1997

Bar Admission

Massachusetts, 2002

  • The Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest, Case law summary publications, 2000-2001
  • $200,000,000.00 loan secured by 10 properties for the financing of a future development in South Boston, known as “On the Dot,” which included a private placement offering and numerous investors.
  • $211,250,000.00 loan for the financing and expansion of an existing apartment complex located at Hancock Village in Brookline and Boston. The loan allowed the creation of an additional apartment complex to increase the number of apartments to 676 apartments, and the construction of a new community center and pool on the property.
  • Development of a joint venture to develop eight proposed new building projects within a 4.9-acre area in South Boston, known as “Washington Village.” The development consisted of approximately 99,000 square feet of retail space, about 656 residential dwelling units, and around 648 parking spaces, with new streets, pedestrian paths, plazas, and landscaped open spaces.
  • Purchase of multiple loans with Notes totaling approximately $100,000,000.00 with funds from private placement offerings.

Legal Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Boston Area Real Estate Investors Association
  • ProVisors

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Board Member and Chair of Development Committee for The Price Center.
  • Board Member for Team Christine, Inc.
  • Host Committee Member for OneFamily, Inc.
  • Committee Member for Boston College Law School Law Day.
  • Committee Member for Boston College Undergraduate Reunion
  • Founded The John Thomas and Special Friends Fund, a non-profit corporation organized to benefit children with special needs and the institutions and organizations that care for and support them, and organize and implement all fundraising events.
  • Participated in numerous fundraising events for Children’s Hospital Boston, Perkins School for the Blind, the Starlight Children’s Foundation, and other organizations benefiting children with special needs.
  • Dedham Town Meeting Member, Precinct 7 Chair, Chair of all Chairs.
  • President of Dedham Special Education Parent Advisory Council.
  • President, Dedham Education Foundation.
  • Friends of Dedham High School Marauders Hockey.
  • Board Member, COVID Relief Fund, Dedham.
  • Member of the Boston College and Boston College Law School Alumni Association.