Jack Evans 1914-2004
Attorney Feldman practices in the areas of commercial litigation and transactions, acquisitions and sales of privately held businesses and commercial and residential real estate. He represents national and regional banks, leasing, finance and mortgage and security companies in financing transactions, foreclosures and workouts, portfolio sales and related litigation. He is a member of the Commercial Arbitration Panel of the American Arbitration Association and has decided complex multiparty arbitration cases and represented clients before arbitrators.
Richard is a longstanding member of the Eastern Association of Equipment Lessors and a member and former chairman of the Association’s Legal Committee. As a member of the Executive Committee of the Commercial Law section of the Connecticut Bar Association he has presented seminars to the Connecticut Bar introducing and explaining Article 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code, Personal Property Leasing, as recently adopted in Connecticut. He authored the chapter, “Warranties”, in the Mathew Bender treatise Equipment Leasing .
As a member of the Human Rights Committee of the U.S. veteran Administration's Research service Cooperative Studies program he reviews ongoing proposed medical and drug research protocols. He is also a member of the Gaylord Hospital Research Committee and an Associate Fellow of Saybrook College, Yale University.
|Practice Areas||Commercial Litigation; Banking Law; Leasing Law; Commercial Finance Law; Real Property|
|Education||University of Connecticut, J.D., 1968, Rutgers University, B.A., 1965|
|Admitted||1968, Connecticut; 1969, U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit; 1970, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1975, U.S. Supreme Court|
|Memberships||New Haven County, Connecticut (Member: Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section; Executive Committee, 1987—; Chairman, UCC Committee) and American (Member: Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Section on Business Law) Bar Associations; Commercial Law League of America.|
|Born||New Haven, Connecticut, May 23, 1943|
|Biography||Chairman, Legal Committee, Eastern Association of Equipment Lessors, 2001-2002. Co-Author: "Collecting a Judgment in Connecticut," National Business Institute, 1991 and 1994. Contributing Author: "Warranties," Equipment Leasing, Matthew Bender, 1995. Member, Panel of Commercial Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association.|
Attorney Ainsworth, (contact: (203)435-2014) immediate past chair of the CT Bar Association Environmental Law section, advises and litigates on behalf of various business entities on matters ranging from land use, permitting, CERCLA, lead paint liability, telecommunications tower siting, wind power projects, coastal development, environmental justice, toxic torts and insurance coverage.
Mr. Ainsworth handles much of the firm's litigation in federal and state court and before administrative agencies, commissions and boards. He routinely represents non-governmental organizations, citizen action groups, neighborhood associations and conservation-minded clients seeking to shape or discourage inappropriate development.
Formerly First Selectman (mayor equivalent) of the Town of Haddam, he is familiar with municipal and political involvement in land-use matters. He has reviewed legislation for the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and advises clients on pending legislation.
Mr. Ainsworth served as Chairman of the Environmental Law section of the Connecticut Bar Association ('013 - '15) and is a frequent lecturer on Connecticut environmental law.
|Practice Areas||Environmental Law; Civil Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Land Use; Leasing|
|Education||University of Miami, J.D., 1990, Tufts University, B.S., 1987|
|Admitted||1990, Connecticut; 1991, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit; 2002, U.S. Supreme Court|
|Memberships||New Haven County (Co-Chair, Environment and Land Use Committee, 2007—2008), Connecticut Bar Assoc. Executive Committee, Environmental Law Section, 1994—; Chair '013- '15).|
|Biography||Editor-in-Chief, Environmental Law Bulletin, 1989-1990. Co-Author: "Planning and Evaluation: A Rural Application of the Sustainable Brownfields Redevelopment Process," EPA Brownfields 2000, Brownfields 2003; "Can Cellular Communications Towers Finance Your Brownfields Project"; "Public Participation In The Environmental Aspects Of Casino Development," 2001, CT Congressional Forum; "The Anatomy of A CEPA Intervention," 2004, New Haven Bar Association; "The Connecticut Environmental Protection Act: Should It Be Repealed?", CT Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2005; "Environmental Concerns in Real Estate Transactions," CT Bar Association, 2005. Board: Connecticut Audubon Coastal Research Center; V.P. Green Springs Water Co.; Madison Land Trust Life Member; Connecticut Trout Unlimited Executive Council.|
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