Alicia Selman

Alicia R. Selman



Alicia R. Selman



  • Overview


    Alicia Selman focuses her practice on a broad range of real estate transactional and  land use matters. Her clients include businesses of all sizes, developers, builders, lenders, and organizations. 

    Real Estate – Financing and Transactions

    Alicia represents clients in real estate transactions and financings. She advises sellers, purchasers, lenders, borrowers on the structuring, negotiation, and documentation of various types of real estate transactions and financings. She assists clients with due diligence, and handles  title and survey matters. Her experience covers affordable housing transactions, and drafting and evaluating documentation for multi-family properties, including condominiums and cooperatives. 

    Real Estate Leasing

    Alicia assists tenants, owners, and developers with the leasing of commercial, office, retail, and industrial spaces of all sizes. She helps clients navigate the legal issues until the final execution of a lease, including drafting and negotiating letters of intent, lease agreements, subleases, and lease amendments.

    Land Use

    Alicia has experience advising clients on local zoning and other local and state land use regulation and reviewing environmental risk documentation in the context of transactions.  She also assists clients with obtaining the permits and approvals they need to successfully complete their development projects.

    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Alicia served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Howard Speicher, Justice of the Land Court Department of the Trial Court of Massachusetts, and was an intern in the General Counsel’s Office of the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency. 

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts

      NAIOP – Commercial Real Estate Development Association

      Boston Bar Association
      Chair, New Lawyers Committee Liaison, Real Estate Section

      Women's Bar Association
      Co-chair, Law Student Committee

      Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Recognized as an Up and Coming Lawyer by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly for 2020

      Selected as a Rising Star to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list from 2020 in 2022.

    • Presentations


      "Speed Networking with Real Estate Lawyers," as moderator of the Boston Bar Association-hosted event. (11/18/2019)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • March 18, 2020

        Alicia Selman Recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as an “Up and Coming Lawyer”

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      • February 8, 2019

        Boston Office Attends Annual John & Abigail Adams Benefit Ball

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      R+C News Releases

      • October 11, 2022

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized in 2022 Super Lawyers®

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      • October 14, 2021

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • October 15, 2020

        47 Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized in Super Lawyers®

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      • July 30, 2020

        Alicia Selman Honored by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as an “Up and Coming Lawyer”

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