Who We Are


Drago + Toscano LLP is a downtown Boston law firm offering more than 30 years of combined experience in state  and municipal government. We specialize in zoning, real estate development and permitting, alcohol and entertainment licensing, governmental relations, and criminal law.

Drago + Toscano has the experience to help our clients overcome the most difficult challenges while navigating through our municipal and state government agencies — and we have the results to prove it.

Practice Areas


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Zoning, Land Use, and Permitting

Drago + Toscano guides residential and commercial real estate development projects to approval by representing its clients before municipal Zoning Boards of Appeal agencies.Learn More »
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Short-Term Rental Permitting

A leader in this field, Drago + Toscano represents some of the largest short-term rental operators in Massachusetts. We are committed to helping our clients navigate this complex area.Learn More »
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Licensing for Alcohol, Food, and Entertainment

Drago + Toscano represents clients before local and state licensing authorities, including the state ABCC and local boards, to obtain liquor, food, and entertainment licenses.Learn More »
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Government Relations

Drago + Toscano’s services include strategic consulting for its corporate and nonprofit clients.Learn More »
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Real Estate Development and Transactions

Drago + Toscano represents clients on a wide variety of residential and commercial real estate matters, including drafting offers to purchase, zoning analysis and decisions, condominium documents, and project notification forms.Learn More »
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Criminal Defense

Drago + Toscano provides representation from arraignment through trial within both the Superior and District Court Departments of the Massachusetts Trial Court.

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Fred Starikov and Steve Whalen - Managing Partners at City Realty Group

Our Team