Michael Haroz

Lecturer in Urban Planning and Design

Mike is a former senior partner, now of counsel, in the law firm of Goulston & Storrs whose principal offices are located in Boston, New York and Washington DC. (www.goulstonstorrs.com).   At Goulston, his practice has focused on all aspects of commercial real estate, including joint venture formation, property acquisition, construction and design agreements, public permitting, financing, and asset management.  He has served as lead transactional counsel in complex retail, office, hotel, residential, and mixed-use projects located throughout New England and the country.

Mike is a former Managing Partner of the firm and actively participates in Goulston’s training and pro bono programs. In recent years Mike has taught as an instructor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and as a co-instructor in classes at Suffolk Law School and the LL.M Program in Banking and Financial Law at Boston University Law School. Mike has been a regular volunteer for the International Seniors Lawyers Project working with human rights and environmental groups in countries such as the Czech Republic, Kenya, South Africa and Myanmar.

Prior to joining Goulston in 1980, Mike was a litigation lawyer in a public interest law firm and subsequently an attorney with and Associate Director of Greater Boston Legal Services.

Mike is a cum laude graduate of Princeton University with a Certificate in National and International Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School (1967) and a 1970 graduate of Harvard University Law School.