Ann has extensive experience in real estate, governance, commercial, tax-exempt entities, and healthcare law. Ann’s experience includes the formation and counseling of all types of business entities and ventures including partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies. She has worked extensively with major banks and financial institutions, businesses, manufacturers, utilities, tax exempt entities and healthcare organizations.
American Health Lawyers Association
National Association of Bond Lawyers
American Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
New York State Bar Association
Pro Bono Partnership, Volunteer of the Year Award for Connecticut, 2023
Best Lawyers® – Healthcare Law, Nonprofit Law, 2019-2024
Represented a tax-exempt school (grades K-12) in sale to for profit buyer.
Represented Fairfield County private school (grades K-12) in merger with private school (grades K-8).
Conversion of a taxable cemetery association to a tax-exempt organization.
Guided the development of a land bank authority under Connecticut Land Bank legislation.
Lead a tax-exempt acute care hospital and its affiliates through a sale to a for profit purchaser and undertaking the related statutory conversion process.
Lead tax-exempt bond financings through CHEFA for schools, hospitals and other “qualified organizations”, such as childcare centers.
Developed unique corporate governance structure to facilitate resolution of complex claims in family-owned business.
Represented seventeen borrowers in a tax-exempt financing for childcare centers.
Advised bank with $7,500,000,000 in assets on real estate issues for its eighty-eight branch locations.
Negotiated the reorganization of several tax-exempt Massachusetts and Connecticut industry associations.
Negotiated tax exempt lease to finance hospital’s acquisition of clinical and financial software.
Providing guidance on conflict of interest issues, private inurement, executive compensation, unrelated business income tax, and intermediate sanctions.
Representing charitable organizations that provide global food, medicine, and health services on operational corporate governance, and tax-exempt issues.
Created 501(c)(3) organizations for social services, food insecurity, urban farming, autism services, post-closing foundations, behavioral health and other endeavors.