Michael J. Hinton

Michael J. Hinton: Attorney with Cummings & Lockwood LLC AV stamp icon
  • Principal at Cummings & Lockwood LLC (66 Attorneys)
  • Six Landmark Square, Stamford, CT 06901
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Michael J. Hinton is a Principal in Cummings & Lockwood's Corporate & Finance Group and is based in the Stamford office. Mike is a transactional lawyer who concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial real estate, corporate finance, tax-advantaged investments, joint ventures, UPREIT and downREIT transactions, construction contracts, leasing, financing, brownfield development, environmental remediation and land use restrictions, area development and franchise agreements, private placements and partnership law. A significant portion of his practice involves the preparation and negotiation of partnership agreements, joint ventures and operating agreements, including series limited liability companies. Mike is also Co-Chair of the Corporate & Finance Group.


•Connecticut and New England Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2013
•The Best Lawyers in America, 2005 - Present
•Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated


•Bradyssmile.org, 501(c)(3) organization

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Corporate & Finance Group - Co-Chair
  • Partnerships, LLCs, LLPs and Joint Ventures
  • Equity Financing
  • Commercial Real Estate Group
  • Commercial Real Estate Financing
  • Commercial Real Estate Leasing
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Estate Planning for Hedge Fund and Private Equity Principals

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
203.351.4492  Phone
203.708.3888  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 120, Stamford, CT 06901
University Attended:
Georgetown University, A.B. in Political Science, summa cum laude, 1973
Law School Attended:
Cornell Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1976
Year of First Admission:
1978, Florida; 1976, Connecticut

Professional Organizations

•Connecticut Bar Association
•Florida Bar Association
•American Bar Association, Environment, Energy & Resources Section; Real Property, Trust & Estate Law
•Environmental Professionals' Organization of Connecticut

Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, October 28, 1951

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  • 5.0/5.0
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