Todd Rodman

Todd Rodman

Co-Managing Partner
Worcester, Massachusetts
508-757-7721 (Ext 105)
Todd Rodman is a partner in the Worcester, Massachusetts law firm of Seder & Chandler, LLP, where he has developed a broad-ranging real estate practice. He represents individuals, companies, financial institutions, non-profits, pension funds, and others in connection with the acquisition, sale, leasing, management, permitting, construction and financing of commercial and residential properties. Prior to joining Seder & Chandler, Todd was a lawyer in the real estate practice group of Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar in Boston, and has served as general counsel of the Wonder Market Companies, a regional supermarket and shopping center company. He 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. Todd was the co-chair of the Worcester County Bar Association's Real Estate Section (2012-20014), a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Real Estate Council (2011-2013), and is a member of the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association's Real Estate Section. He was the Chairman of the Mayor of Worcester's Ad Hoc Zoning Committee (2008 - 2009) and is a current member of the Mayor of Worcester's Brownfield's Committee. He is a current board member of the Worcester Regional Research Bureau, the Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts, and the Temple Emanuel Sinai. He served as a Director and Officer of the YMCA of Central Massachusetts (2004-2014, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Empowerment Center (2000-2012), and is involved with numerous other community organizations.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Transactions
  • Conveyancing
  • Leasing
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Mortgages & Secured Lending
  • Licensing and Permitting
  • Construction Liens
  • Environmental
  • Condominiums
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Title Insurance

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

Past Employment Positions

  • Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar, Associate, 1994 - 1999
  • Wonder Market Companies, General Counsel, 1990 - 1994