Goulston & Storrs, an Am Law 200 firm, has promoted five attorneys to partner. The promotions include Timothy John Carter, Brian W. Dugdale, George W. Evans, III, Philip E. Tedesco, and Megan Watts.

“We are thrilled to elevate these five talented attorneys to director,” Bill Dillon, co-managing director at Goulston & Storrs, said. “Each one has proven themselves invaluable to our firm and our clients, and we look forward to their continued success as members of our firm’s partnership.”

Timothy John Carter will continue to focus on corporate finance, restructuring and bankruptcy – representing lenders and borrowers in financing transactions and debtors, lenders, acquirers and creditors in workouts, restructurings and insolvency proceedings. His expertise includes cash flow and asset-based financings, first lien-second lien, split-collateral and unitranche intercreditor structures, distressed debt investments, foreclosures and other UCC matters, debtor-in-possession financing and recapitalizations, as well as bankruptcy-remote structures and related opinions.

Brian Dugdale represents real estate developers, investors and owners in the multifamily housing, retail, public infrastructure, transportation and educational industries, specializing in land use and permitting strategies for major developments and acquisitions.

George W. Evans, III will continue to focus his commercial real estate practice on counseling owners, operators, developers, borrowers, investors and lenders, in acquiring, repositioning, capitalizing and, selling multifamily, mixed-use, office, and hospitality assets in New York and across the U.S. He has significant experience forming and working with joint ventures and other equity investments, as well as commercial condominiums.

Philip E. Tedesco advises developers, owners, lenders and investors in connection with a range of complex commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financings, and joint ventures for retail, office, life sciences, mixed-use and multifamily assets located throughout the U.S.

Megan Watts has significant experience across a wide range of commercial real estate matters, including regular representation of developers and investors in joint ventures acquiring and investing in retail, office, industrial, and multifamily properties across the U.S. Her work with her clients in structuring complex transactions extends to the affordable housing world, and she serves as counsel to several Community Development Corporations and other affordable housing developers in Massachusetts.