Harlan M. Doliner, Esq.

Vice President, Legal-Compliance and Director Marine Technology-Maritime Services

Harlan M. Doliner, Esq. is a member of the Executive Management Team at Mabbett.

Mr. Doliner has over forty years of extensive experience as an environmental and marine technology attorney. He came to Mabbett after practicing with the Boston offices of major national and regional law firms. Mr. Doliner is the founding chairperson of the Environmental Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. He has also served as a Director of the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBCNE), and is currently a member of the Massachusetts Seaport
Economic Council by appointment of Governor Baker. He is also the Immediate Past President and board member of MOTN, the Marine & Oceanographic Technology Network, serves on the board of the Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative (MRECo) of New England and on the Management Committee of the Massachusetts Bay National Estuary Partnership. Mr. Doliner is an adjunct professor for the Law Schools at Boston College and Roger Williams University, where he teaches the offshore renewable energy and maritime security courses He is also a member of the adjunct faculty at Endicott College, where he lectures on Port and Shipping Operations in the MBA program as well as working with STEM undergraduates on their internships.

Harlan focuses on corporate and real estate transaction risk evaluation and support; maritime technology and security issues; hazardous waste site reuse; facility siting; strategic environmental risk-assessment, management and regulatory compliance; renewable energy (solar, wind and hydrokinetic); and the full spectrum of environmental/land use permitting issues. He has made major presentations on environmental impact and ecological risk assessment, marine technologies and other subjects in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Finland.

Harlan is the co-author of Maritime Cabotage Laws and Wind Power Installations in the Gulf of Maine, with R. Heimes and M. Dixon; US Department of Energy, University of Maine Law School (2011). Since its inception in 1991, Harlan has been the author of all editions of and updates to the Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife Law chapter of MCLE’s Massachusetts Environmental Law treatise. His peers elected him a Massachusetts SuperLawyer in 2004-2017; and a New England SuperLawyer in 2007, 2009, 2010­2016. Harlan was selected for inclusion in The International Who’s Who of Environmental Lawyers, 2011 and 2012.


JD, Boston College Law School
MA, The Johns Hopkins University, Writing Seminars
BA, The Johns Hopkins University, Humanistic Studies
Certified in ISO-14000 series environmental management systems implementation
Admitted to practice in Massachusetts state and federal courts, and before the U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Professional (“Trident”)

Harlan M. Doliner, Esq., Vice President