Ethan J. Ceplikas focuses his practice on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, with an emphasis on representing clients in various facets of zoning and permitting of development projects. In addition, Mr. Ceplikas counsels owners and developers of affordable housing regarding acquisition, disposition, and management of their assets, including assets developed pursuant to Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code. Mr. Ceplikas regularly advises these clients on Massachusetts’ recently enacted Act Preserving Publicly Assisted Housing, commonly referred to as Chapter 40T.
Mr. Ceplikas also maintains an active practice advising and representing retail, restaurant, and other property owners before several City of Boston and Commonwealth of Massachusetts agencies, including the City of Boston Public Improvement Commission and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission.
While in law school Mr. Ceplikas was a member of the Loyola University Chicago International Law Review, served as vice-president of the Loyola Business Law Society, and worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Ronald Bartkowitz of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. Mr. Ceplikas was also a summer associate at Nixon Peabody in 2008.
Prior to law school, Mr. Ceplikas worked as a senior associate within the Advisory Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and was a member of the Financial Management Program at General Electric Corporation.