Justin Rostoff

Justin Rostoff

Justin Rostoff


  • B.A., Bentley University
  • J.D., New England Law, Boston, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • The Opportunity of Opportunity Zones, New York Real Estate Journal (Front Section, 2019)
  • The Tax Code’s Hidden Gem: Installment Sales for Wealth Management and Estate Planning, 32 A.B.A. Prob. & Prop. Mag. 2 (Cover Feature, 2018)
  • Attention to the “Particulars:” Exclusion of Account name Considered Material False Oath, MassBar ComCom Q. (Feb. 2017)
  • The Lively and Successful Inauguration of the Complex Commercial Litigation Conference, MassBar ComCom Q. (Feb. 2017)
  • “Asteroids for Sale:” Private Property Rights in Outer Space, and the Space Act of 2015, 51 New. Eng. L. Rev. 373 (2017)
  • Why the Space Resources Section of Federal Law is Invalid, The Space Rev. (Jan. 2017)
  • A Difference of Opinions, MassBar ComCom Q. (Apr. 2016).

Speaking Engagements:

  • Featured Spotlight: New York Real Estate Journal One-on-One Interviews (Apr. 2020)
  • Lead Panelist, Structuring a Real Estate Installment Sale,” Strafford CLE Webinar (2019)

Justin Rostoff focuses his practice on land use, zoning, all facets of real property law, professional licensing compliance, and corporate law and governance. Justin has represented residential and commercial condominium boards, negotiated the purchase and sale of industrial, commercial, and residentially zoned parcels, as well as counseling sole proprietors through publicly traded entities in corporate structuring and operations. He has a wealth of experience representing clients in front of numerous governmental agencies and boards.

During law school, Justin served as Editor-in-Chief of the New England Law Review, was a Dean’s Merit Scholar, New England Scholar, and received the Dean’s Award for his graduating class. He co-authored numerous chapters of legal textbooks and law review articles and worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Geraldine Hines of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Justin was also a law clerk for the General Counsel at the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the municipal planning and development agency, assisting with legal counsel on real estate, government, and policy matters.

In addition to his practice, Justin frequently publishes legal scholarship on a variety of subject matters orbiting real property law, and was appointed to the 2019-2022 term of the New York City Bar’s New York City Affairs Committee.