Baldwin has successfully represented construction and design, financial services, and real estate clients in a wide variety of disputes and general litigation matters in state and federal trials and appeals. These clients have included condominium associations, commercial tenants, owners, contractors and subcontractors, design professionals, suppliers, and developers; as well as mortgage lenders and other financial services companies, real estate development companies and commercial leasers, and institutions and public agencies.
When handling complex commercial construction disputes, Baldwin draws on a deep well of knowledge and practical experience in construction and design. For six years Baldwin served as Public Policy Manager of the Boston Society of Architects (BSA), the largest chapter of the American Institute of Architects, where he managed public policy activities and lobbying efforts and represented the BSA on the steering committee of the Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance. Since 2013 he has served as treasurer on the board of directors for the Institute for Human Centered Design, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to improving life and everyday experiences for all people through awareness and implementation of advances and best practices in design.
Baldwin is a graduate of Cornell University and Northeastern University School of Law. During his time at Northeastern, Baldwin used his legal training for the university’s Social Justice Project, drafting a practitioners’ manual on immigration issues facing people with HIV/AIDS; and also for Alternatives for Community and the Environment, where he aided nonprofit environmental organizations by drafting an analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s rule implementing greenhouse gas permitting under the Clean Air Act.