ANDOVER, January 10, 2022 – Award winning real estate law firm, Touchstone Closing, announces a merger with Tomlinson & Hatch, LLC bringing on board two renowned real estate attorney partners to compliment the growing team. Touchstone Closing is coming off a stellar year as the housing market continues to be fierce. By joining forces, the firm will expand its New England presence and offer another physical closing office in Newburyport, MA to service the local and regional community more conveniently.
Jeffrey R. Tomlinson has been appointed as Partner and brings close to 30 years of experience in real estate transactions as well as building upon Tomlinson & Hatch’s successful family run practice. He is also the founder and owner of Document Research, LLC, a company specializing in clearing real estate title issues. He has also been heavily involved with the Northshore community through cultural sponsorships and charitable giving with organizations such as the Newburyport Documentary Film Festival, Community Service of Newburyport, Inc., Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence, and the Newburyport Education Foundation. Attorney Tomlinson resides in Newburyport, MA.
“We are proud to have had exceptional real estate attorneys on our team throughout the many decades at Tomlinson & Hatch and we know the level of service at Touchstone will exceed our clients’ expectations,” said Partner Jeffrey Tomlinson. “Touchstone has been one to watch and we are thrilled to join forces with their cutting edge systems, incredibly strong depth and infectious culture.”
Timothy P. Hatch began his career shadowing his father, Charles Hatch, in the early 1970s. He’s been a practicing attorney for over 40 years and as new Partner he brings the art of title examination with him to Touchstone. Attorney Hatch has been a pillar in the Merrimack Valley community having raised his three now grown sons in Andover, MA. He also played a pivotal role for the Lawrence Rotary Club among other board roles for many years. Attorney Hatch now resides in South Lawrence, MA.
“We couldn’t be happier to expand our footprint and welcome such highly regarded attorneys to our team,” said John K. O’Donohue, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Touchstone Closing. “Touchstone will be stronger with the expertise, dedication and knowledge both Jeff and Tim bring to the closing table.”
About Touchstone Closing & Escrow
Touchstone Closing & Escrow is a real estate law firm specializing in real estate closings and serving clients throughout New England. The firm is locally owned and has offices in Andover, MA, Boston, MA, Chatham, MA, Newburyport, MA, Reading, MA and Salem, NH. Touchstone Closing was named one of the Boston Business Journal’s exclusive list of Best Places to Work in 2021. For more information, visit: www.touchstoneclosing.com.