Steven D. Eimert

Steven D. Eimert

Of Counsel

Overview & Experience

Steven D. Eimert is Of Counsel in the firm's Business Law Department, having formerly been a partner for more than twenty years.

His practice focuses on the organization, financing and on-going representation of private companies in a variety of industries, including all variations of commercial real estate private capital-raising, such as joint ventures and private syndications for hospitality, office, retail and mixed-use developments.

Steve has special expertise in the federal and state regulation of credit unions, a specialized form of insured depository financial institution, for which he provides executive compensation-related services on a national basis. Steve is experienced in the full range of legal services required by closely-held businesses, including organization, capital-raising, governance, executive compensation, joint ventures and other forms of strategic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and planning for intergenerational ownership and management transitions.

He has represented issuers in raising over $1 billion in equity capital over the course of his career. Steve serves as trustee of several private family trusts. He serves on the Advisory Board of OM Financial Group, LLC, a longstanding client headquartered in Boston, for which he serves as external general counsel. He formerly, for a decade, served on the board of directors of Expal USA, Inc., a US defense subsidiary of Rheinmetall AG, a major international defense services and systems manufacturer based in Dusseldorf, Germany. Steve has, for nearly two decades, been recognized by Boston Magazine as a “Super Lawyer,” reflecting his peer-rating as being among the top 5% of all business/corporate lawyers in both Massachusetts and New England.

Steve is a co-founder, principal, Executive Vice President, and General Counsel of CU Real Estate Solutions, LLC, a Boston-based company that arranges and invests in sale-leasebacks for credit unions and banks on a nationwide basis.  He has written and spoken extensively on the use of sale-leasebacks as part of the strategic management of the balance sheets of depository financial institutions.


  • Business clients, including insurance/financial services, timberland investment and management, real estate, and technology
  • Numerous credit unions in an array of matters, including internal governance, specialized finance/capital-raising, CUSO-based ancillary business lines and regulatory affairs
  • Advises clients on executive compensation strategies (including insurance-funded SERPS and 457(f) deferred compensation plans), shareholder disputes and workplace issues, and the creation and operation of nonprofit foundations
Insights & Activities


  • Included for more than ten years in Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • Named to Boston magazine’s Top Lawyers list (2021, 2022, 2023)

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Community Involvement

  • Serves as a trustee of certain charitable foundations