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R. Alisha Verdone

Shareholder, Hartford

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Alisha Verdone is a shareholder of the firm and resident in the Hartford office. She practices in the areas of commercial finance, real estate leasing, creditors’ rights and real estate and regularly represents commercial lenders, developers, investors and owners of real estate.

Ms. Verdone represents commercial banks, finance companies and other debt and equity providers in all facets of commercial financings, including acquisition and construction financings, permanent mortgage financings, mezzanine financings, syndicated loans, participation arrangements, letters of credit in connection with credit enhancement for multi-family housing revenue bonds and in transactions involving pension funds, real estate separate accounts, and real estate investment trusts, workouts and other restructurings.

These transactions have involved such diverse property types as multi-family buildings, industrial/retail properties, hotels and other hospitality properties often in multiple states.

Ms. Verdone also has extensive experience in asset based lending, commercial finance and other forms of secured transactions. These transactions have involved revolving loans, term loans, letters of credit and other credit enhancement to various businesses, including manufacturers, distributors, telecommunication companies, equipment leasing companies, and healthcare industry companies.

Ms. Verdone also represents a wide range of clients involved in real estate including the acquisition, disposition and leasing of industrial, commercial, office, student housing, multi-family and mixed use properties.

  • J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, CT 1990
    – Connecticut Probate Law Journal, 1988-1990
     Developments Editor 1989-1990
    – Phi Delta Phi

  • B. A., French, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 1984
    – Junior Year Abroad Program, Rouen, France, 1982-1983

  • Connecticut Bar Association
    Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section

  • Hartford County Bar Association

  • New York Bar Association
    Real Property Law Section

  • CREW-CT The Real Estate Exchange
    President 2006
    Executive Committee 2003 - 2007

  • Real Estate Finance Association

  • Connecticut's Women's Council
    Program Committee


  • State of Connecticut

  • State of New York

  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

Ms. Verdone has appeared as a panelist at seminars on issues involving commercial lending and financing and commercial real estate financing