- Real Estate
- Corporate Business & Transactions
- Municipal & State Government
|University ||Dartmouth College, A.B., magna cum laude, 1983|
|Law School||University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1986|
|Admitted||1986, Connecticut; 1987, District of Connecticut; 1998, New Hampshire; 1998, Maine|
Connecticut Bar Association - Planning and
Zoning Law Section (Executive Committee)
Working Lands Alliance (Steering
Connecticut Association of Municipal
Maine Bar Association
New Hampshire Bar Association
|Born||Putnam, Connecticut, October 6, 1961|
Richard Roberts represents municipalities in the full range of their legal needs. He provides legal counsel to them in real estate acquisitions and sales, land use, charter revisions, drafting and review of ordinances, and property tax issues. He also provides legal counsel to individuals, partnerships, limited-liability companies and corporations in real estate acquisitions and sales, financing transactions, general business affairs and contracts and agreements. He represents lending institutions and borrowers in secured, unsecured, asset-based and non-traditional financing transactions as well as in various state and federal regulatory matters, including securities, banking and land use and zoning matters.
Richard delivers superior service in his work with his clients. His clients know him for his responsiveness, timeliness and adherence to budget. With more than two decades of experience, his in-depth knowledge of municipal, land-use and business law prepare him to address any matter effectively and efficiently.
Richard regularly presents seminars to attorneys, bankers, accountants and other professionals on topics that include commercial lending, limited liability companies and other forms of business entities, real estate and land title law. He is a member of the steering committee of the Working Lands Alliance and serves on the executive committee of the Planning and Zoning Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He is also a member of the Maine and New Hampshire bar associations and the Connecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys. He has served as Republican Town Chairman in Wethersfield since 1995 and has been a member of the Wethersfield Planning and Zoning Commission since 1991.
Farming, Wetlands and As of Right Activities
New England Real Estate Journal, 04/16/2010
Richard Roberts and Ann Catino Speakers at CBA Connecticut Legal Conference
|Reported Cases||Representative Matter: Firm Assists Manufacturer and its Subsidiaries in Refinancing; The firm recently assisted a sporting and athletic goods manufacturer and several of its offshore subsidiaries refinance their multifaceted, multicurrency Credit Agreement with a syndicate of five money center banks with global reach. Partner Henry Beck led the firm's team consisting of himself and fellow Partners Jim Maher and Rich Roberts and Attorney Matt Teich.|
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