John J. Alissi
John J. Alissi serves as the Firm's President and is a member of the Firm's Corporate Law Department where he focuses his practice in the area of banking and commercial law, business law, real estate financing & leasing and public finance.
As a member of the Commercial Lending & Banking practice group, Mr. Alissi represents commercial banks, finance companies and other debt and equity providers in all aspects of commercial lending including acquisition and construction financing, permanent mortgage financing, syndicated loans and participation agreements. Mr. Alissi also has extensive experience in asset based lending, commercial finance and other forms of secured lending transactions, including revolving loans, term loans and letters of credit to various types of businesses.
Mr. Alissi regularly represents small and medium sized businesses in general corporate matters as well as clients involved in real estate matters including the acquisition, disposition and leasing of industrial, commercial, office and mixed use properties as well as clients involved in the acquisition and disposition of apartment buildings, hotels and other hospitality properties. Mr. Alissi also has extensive experience creating and maintaining corporations, limited liability companies and other legal entities.
Mr. Alissi also represents municipal issuers, trustees, letter of credit banks and purchasers in refunding bond and revenue bond financing transactions.
He is co-author of “HIPAA: Does it Apply to Banks and Financial Institutions?” April 17, 2002, and Author of, “Revolutionizing the Telephone Industry,” Connecticut Journal of International Law, Vol. 13-2, Spring 1999.
Mr. Alissi received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford, Connecticut, where he received the Excellence for the Future Award for Problems in Criminal Law. He received his B.A. in History from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. From 1989 through 1991, Mr. Alissi attended the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York.
J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, CT, 1998
– Excellence for the Future Award for Problems in Criminal Law
– Connecticut Journal of International Law, Member 1997 and 1998
B.A., History, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 1993
United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1989-1991
Connecticut Bar Association
Business Law Section
Commercial Law Section
The Real Estate Finance Association of Connecticut
Hartford Executive Committee
Kingswood Oxford Head’s Advisory Council
West Hartford Youth Hockey Association
Board Member 2009-2013
State of Connecticut
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
“HIPAA: Does it apply to Banks and Financial Institutions?” April 17, 2003
Author, “Revolutionizing the Telephone Industry,” Connecticut Journal of International Law, Vol. 13-2, Spring 1999