Jennifer W. Haddad
Ms. Haddad is Counsel to the firm, and a member of the Commercial Real Estate Group. Jennifer´s practice encompasses commercial leasing, purchase and sale transactions, and real estate finance.
Ms. Haddad represents landlords, tenants, restaurant franchisees, real estate developers, small business owners and institutional lenders in the commercial real estate industry. Her experience in leasing includes drafting and negotiating leases on behalf of commercial landlords and tenants for restaurants, retail space, industrial facilities and office buildings (including medical office space). In addition to leasing, Ms. Haddad´s practice extends to all aspects of the sale and acquisition of real property from documenting the transaction, to reviewing municipal due diligence, title and survey work, and closing the deal. Ms. Haddad also represents land owners in the sale of development rights. In the area of real estate finance, she represents a variety of local and national institutional lenders on commercial mortgage loan transactions, and acts as local counsel for out-of-state financial institutions and law firms.
Prior Practice Affiliations: O´Connell, Flaherty & Attmore, LLC, Hartford, CT (1996-2000); and Pepe & Hazard LLP, Hartford, CT (2000-2003).
Education: Jennifer is a graduate of Fairfield University (B.S., Mathematics, 1994); and the University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D. 1997), where she was a member of The Connecticut Law Review.
Lectures and Publications: She has lectured on the topic of commercial leasing (Lorman Educational Services, 2003); Co-authored "Recent Lease Cases Highlight Potential Pitfalls for Owners and Managers", BOMA Greater Hartford Bulletin, July 2002, and "SNDAs: Can't Live With 'Em, Can Live Without 'Em?” Probate & Property, November/December 2001.
Bar Admissions: Connecticut
Professional and Civic Organizations: Ms. Haddad is an active member of the Connecticut Chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Women´s Network (CREWCT) (serving on its Membership Committee), and is a past President and former National Delegate. She has also served on the School Board of St. Thomas the Apostle School, West Hartford, CT (2004-2005) and the Board of Directors of Knight Hall School, West Hartford, CT (2008-2012).