Todd Rodman

Todd Rodman

Worcester, Massachusetts
508-757-7721 (Ext 105)

Mr. Rodman has developed a broad ranging practice representing many aspects of the real estate industry. Mr. Rodman represents individuals, real estate development companies, pension funds, REIT's, financial institutions, non-profits and others in connection with the acquisition, development, sale, leasing, management, permitting, construction and financing of commercial and residential properties.

Mr. Rodman is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MS in Real Estate Development and Finance), the Washington College of Law and the University of Michigan. Prior to joining Seder & Chandler, LLP, he was a lawyer in the real estate practice group of Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar. He has also served as General Counsel of the Wonder Market Companies, a regional supermarket and shopping company based in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Mr. Rodman was the Chairman of the Mayor of Worcester's Ad Hoc Zoning Committee, and is a current member of the Mayor's Brownfields Committee, the Real Estate Bar Assoication, the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of the Worcester Regional Research Bureau, the Board of Directors of Community Legal Aid, and is a past director of the YMCA of Central Massachusetts and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Empowerment Center, among other community involvements.

Areas of Practice

  • Banking & Finance
  • Real Estate & Land Use

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1984
  • District of Columbia, 1984
  • Virginia, 1985
  • Massachusetts, 1987


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1984
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • M.S. - 1994
    • Major: Real Estate Finance & Development
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A. - 1978
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • "Best Law Firm", Rankings in U.S News & World Report Publication
  • Worcester Best Lawyers Bankruptcy and Creditors-Debtors Rights Lawyers of the Year, 2011
  • Seder & Chandler Attorneys Prevail in Enforcement of Employment Non-Compete
  • Massachusetts Law Review Publishes Article By Justice Mel L. Greenberg on Civil Sanctions
  • Seder & Chandler Attorneys Win $2.5 Millions Verdict in Tort Case
  • Seder & Chandler Attorneys Win Defense Verdict in Case Against Manufacturer
  • Seder & Chandler Partner Obtains Dismissal in Federal Court For Lack of Jurisdiction

Representative Clients

  • Non Profit, Affordable Housing: Main South Community Development Corp., Oak Hill Community Development Corp., Worcester East Side Community Development Corp., South Worcester Neighborhood Improvement Corp., Worcester Common Ground and Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation
  • Retail/Hospitality:Bertucci's Restaurant Corp.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Co-Chair of the Worcester County Bar Association Real Estate Section
  • Massachusetts Bar Association Real Estate Section , Member
  • Mayor's AD Hoc Zoning Committee, Chairman, 2007 - 2009
  • Real Estate Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Business Employment Center, Board Member, 1999 - Present
  • YMCA of Greater Worcester, Board Member, 1999 - Present
  • Boston Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar, Associate, 1986 - 1990
  • Wonder Market Companies, General Counsel, 1990 - 1994