Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin P.C.

Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin P.C., established in 1969, is a firm of twelve lawyers specializing in business and estate planning, elder law, commercial and tax-exempt bond financing, real estate, litigation and bankruptcy.

At Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin P.C., our attorneys provide efficient, cost-effective counseling and advocacy services to clients ranging from individuals and closely held family enterprises to multinational companies. With offices in Springfield and Northampton, MA, and Albany, NY, we are able to service clients throughout the Northeast.

Our familiarity and experience with regulatory matters—whether they deal with issues related to aging, real estate development, business purchases, or charitable organizations—have long been recognized in the communities we serve. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide the highest-quality legal and business counseling to our clients, promptly and responsively.

Practice Areas

Learn more about the areas in which we at SS&F provide expert guidance and counsel.

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Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Workout

The Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin bankruptcy team provides counseling and representation encompassing all areas of business and personal bankruptcy, workout, and reorganization.

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Business Organizations

As a business law firm, we provide advice and counsel to business clients at all stages of development and in all types of transactions.

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Commercial and Tax-Exempt Finance

The leading firm in the region in the area of tax-exempt finance, Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin represents banks, governmental agencies, insurance companies and other lenders in commercial finance transactions of all types.

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Elder Law

Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin P.C. has devoted itself to counseling and representation of elders and younger individuals with disabling illnesses and their families, and our attorneys are recognized as leaders in this field in Massachusetts.

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Estate Planning

Our estate lawyers have a comprehensive estate planning practice tailored to individuals, professionals and owners of closely held business enterprises.

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Exit Planning for Business Owners

Exit planning is a comprehensive analysis of all the factors that impact a business owner looking ahead to changes in his or her career.

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At Shatz, Schwartz, and Fentin P.C., we view litigation as a problem-solving mechanism. We counsel clients in the beginning phases of a conflict to explore all options for reaching optimal results.

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We have represented a variety of nonprofit companies whose main focus has been the development and financing of assisted housing, community development projects, neighborhood community centers and economic development efforts.

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Real Estate and Land Use

We represent diverse clients in the development, leasing, permitting and financing of real estate.

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Special Education Law

With expertise in special education law, Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin P.C. is dedicated to helping families obtain the IEP to which their child is entitled.

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Trust and Estates Litigation

Lawsuits involving trust and estate settlement matters require substantive knowledge of fiduciary law, forensic science, medicine and psychology, as well as strength in trial advocacy.

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