Richard J. Schoenfeld, Attorney at Law

About Richard Schoenfeld


Attorney Richard Schoenfeld possesses a broad practical blend of management, government, and legal experience.  An insightful and creative business advisor who is skilled in conflict resolution, Mr. Schoenfeld offers a common sense approach to business and legal issues.

For fourteen years, he managed the day to day operation of a family-owned,  professional design firm that provided complete in-house architecture and engineering services for municipal, government, and private sector clientele.  The company specialized in all aspects of design development from permitting to survey, preliminary design through final design documents, and construction services for site/development, roadways and bridges, public works, buildings, and waterfront and recreational facilities totaling over $100 million in construction.

Additionally, Mr. Schoenfeld has over sixteen years of service in government both locally, as legal counsel to the Dedham Building, Planning and Construction Committee, and on the state level as Executive Director of the Central Artery Oversight Coordination Commission, (working with the offices of the Attorney General, State Auditor, the Inspector General, House and Senate Post Audit, Joint Committee on Transportation, Federal Highway, and Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General). 

Mr. Schoenfeld has drafted and successfully negotiated client, vendor, and subcontractor agreements covering professional services. He has a thorough understanding of the complex nature of the public bidding process. His legal services include advising property owners, builders, developers, architects, engineers and surveyors on matters pertaining to property and construction law, contract negotiations and interpretation, and general business. 

Licensed as a real estate broker, Mr. Schoenfeld’s counsel is applicable to landlord-tenant disputes, property issues, and zoning issues.  He is a principal of the firm P & S Building Consultants.

Mr. Schoenfeld is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has represented a wide range of clients in their dealings with federal, state, and local agencies and is on the faculty at Boston University.

J.D., Suffolk University Law School

M.B.A., Babson College

B.S.B.A., Boston College



  • Boston Society of Civil Engineers (Vice Chair Government Affairs Committee)
  • Board of Directors, Friends of Dedham Civic Pride
  • Babson College Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program
  • Boston College Varsity Club Board of Directors
  • Pike's Peak Hockey Club (BC Hockey) Board of Directors
  • Project Management Institute


  • Citizen of the Year, Dedham Police Dept.
  • Commendation for Service, Dedham Parks and Recreation Dept.
  • Outstanding, Sympathetic Treatment of Historic, Cultural, National Environment Dock Square in Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Federal Highway Administration


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