- Corporate Business & Transactions
- Land Use
- Planning/Zoning & Wetlands
- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Municipal & State Government
- Real Estate
|University ||Ithaca College, B.S., 2001|
|Law School||Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D., 2004|
|Admitted||2004, Connecticut; 2008, District of Connecticut|
Connecticut Bar Association
|Born||Norwalk, Connecticut, December 25, 1978|
Eric Bernheim's legal practice includes real estate, zoning, land use and litigation matters. He has represented numerous municipalities in a number of different issues ranging from election law disputes to land use and real estate related matters. Also, he has participated in the successful representation of complex land use and zoning applications from the initial planning process through the conclusion of any appeals. His practice also includes the representation of numerous landlords and tenants with respect to their leasing and landlord/tenant issues. His clients range from municipalities, financial institutions and property management groups to small business owners and individuals.
Eric represents numerous banks and other financial institutions in a wide variety of transactions including, the closing of commercial loans, and foreclosures. He provides counseling to financial institutions in numerous legal issues that may arise during the lending process and assists in litigation matters pertaining to closely held businesses, real estate, land use and zoning appeals, and real property disputes. Additionally, Eric is certified as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Associate (LEED Green Associate). As a LEED Green Associate, Eric advises clients on the rapidly emerging green building industry and assist in evaluating and navigating the LEED certification process, including LEED credits, credit interpretation requests, appeals, and efforts to incorporate LEED into local zoning codes.
LEEDing the Green Home Initiative: Will Local Zoning Incentive Support Growth?
New England Real Estate Journal, 07/20/2012
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Firm Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Resident, Westport)
|Reported Cases||Representative Matter: Fairfield County Startup Assisted in Strategic Manufacturing, Advertising and Consulting Arrangements; Halloran and Sage has creatively assisted a Fairfield County startup in the consumer products space enter into strategic manufacturing, advertising and consulting arrangements financed with equity. Partner Henry Beck, Counsel Les Grodd assisted by Attorneys Casey O'Connell and Eric Bernheim devised the structure for these transactions, led the negotiations and handled securities law compliance.Larry Weisman and Ann Catino Obtain Favorable Decision From Westport Planning and Zoning Commission; Larry Weisman and Ann Catino recently obtained a favorable decision from the Westport Planning and Zoning Commission, which voted to approve construction of a new 102,000 square foot Westport Weston Family Y on a 32 acre parcel adjacent to the Merritt Parkway and bordered by the Saugatuck River. Eric Bernheim also assisted in this matter. This final decision followed approvals from various town bodies and the Connecticut DEP, as well as many hours of hearings and deliberations by the Planning and Zoning Commission. This was the longest application in the history the Commission.|
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