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Overview

Patrick has extensive experience representing banks, commercial lenders, developers, landlords, tenants, condominium associations and individuals in commercial real estate transactions, commercial finance, business sales and acquisitions and corporate formations. The firm’s land use and zoning practice informs and enhances Patrick’s transactional practice. Patrick also represents individuals in the purchase, sale, lease, and refinance of personal homes. His practice involves a wide range and full spectrum of clients and individuals and involves negotiation of sensitive business issues and personal matters for a wide array of individual and business clients.

Patrick’s background as in-house counsel benefits his practice as local Connecticut counsel for regional and national developers, landlords and business owners on commercial real estate transactions, commercial finance and lending matters.  Patrick is dedicated to delivering exceptional service and is valued by clients for his responsiveness, efficiency and the practical, business-oriented legal advice he provides.

Experience

  • Represented client in sale of multiple commercial real estate parcels, 1031 and reverse 1031 exchange and purchase of percentage of 120 million commercial real estate parcel
  • Represented client in acquisition development and designation of multimillion dollar family estate
  • Represented automotive operator as local title and zoning counsel in resale of portfolio of properties and acquisition of new commercial real estate parcels
  • Represented client as local title, real estate, zoning and urban development counsel in sale of 90 million apartment building
  • Represented client as local counsel in $40,000,000 refinance and drop and swap 1031 exchange on New York City development parcels and “air rights” transfers
  • Represented client in a creation of commercial “air rights” condominum for 250 +/- unit apartment complex and retail units
  • Represented client in creation of a commercial “air-rights” condominium for 600,000 +/- square retail mall
  • Represented client in the acquisition, zoning, condominium creation and financing of urban redevelopment parcels which included approximately $75,000,000 of equity and financing
  • Represented client in the division and sale of residential waterfront lots totaling $17,500,000 in created value
  • Represented client in a commercial land exchange involving multiple commercial and residential parcels resulting in the creation of affordable housing and an expansion of private hospital facilities
  • Represented bank in $15,000,000 refinance and condominium conversion of 410+ unit apartment complex
  • Represented bank in a $10,500,000 credit facility involving a local restaurant group and real property
  • Represented client in the lease of a 60,000+/- square foot office building
  • Represented client in the lease of approximately 38,000+/- square foot warehouse space
  • Represented clients in the acquisition and assemblage of land and multifamily properties for zoning purposes totaling over $40,000,000 in the aggregate which resulted in the expansion of a local civic park

Distinctions

  • Listed in the 2022 Chambers USA Guide in the area of Real Estate
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Real Estate Law, 2020-2022
  • Selected for inclusion as a Rising Star in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the area of Real Estate2009-2016

Affiliations

  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Real Estate Finance Association
  • Stamford Chamber of Commerce
  • Norwalk Chamber of Commerce

Community

  • Timothy Hanna Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc., President
  • Greenwich Rhinos Soccer Club
  • Stamford Whale Bandits Hockey Club

Testimonials

“He’s a great lawyer, I have the highest respect for him.”

Chambers USA, 2022

Events

The Great Resignation, Great Reshuffle, or Great Rethink? It's An Evolving Workplace

12:00pm Online

Top Considerations in Executive Employment Agreements

12:00pm Fairfield Bar Association