Managing Partner Nicholas Paindiris' principal areas of practice include corporate, finance, commercial business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and commercial and residential real estate transactions, and licensing, including for Medical Marijuana businesses. In addition to representing individual business owners, Mr. Paindiris serves as counsel to banks, financial institutions, and other commercial lenders in all aspects of commercial, fixed asset, asset based financing, Article 9 secured transactions, and government guaranteed loans. He has represented the State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development since 1996 in Urban Act grants, Manufacturing Assistance Act loans, HOME grants, and Housing Trust Funds Program loans and grants for affordable housing.
He supervises a skilled and experienced residential real estate closing department that can close sales, purchases and re-financings effectively and at reasonable cost.
He is skilled in using principles of Connecticut business law to further his client's business goals, whether through the use of limited liability companies, corporations, general partnerships, or limited partnerships. He has strong contacts and experience in commercial real estate and residential real estate closings in Glastonbury and throughout Connecticut, and has been a prominent Glastonbury real estate lawyer for many years.
Mr. Paindiris, who is fluent in Greek, has over 45 years experience. He founded the firm in 1977 and has long-standing connections to the Glastonbury community.
Mr. Paindiris is admitted to practice in Connecticut and is a member of the American, Connecticut, and Hartford County Bar Associations. He was recently honored with receiving the Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished rating after achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
Mr. Paindiris has been elected a delegate to the national Democrat Convention on five different occasions and has been elected a member of the Electoral College. He also served as the legal representative of the Obama for President Campaign in Connecticut.
- Connecticut, 1973
- University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
- J.D. - 1973
- Honors: With Honors
- Yale University New Haven, CT.
- B.A. - 1968
- Honors: cum laude
- The White Whale of DRS Tax Clearance Certificates
- Sales Tax Clearance Letter and the Connecticut Successor Liability Statute
- Prohibition and the Future of Marijuana in Connecticut
Honors and Awards
- Elected a Delegate to the National Democrat Convention on Five Different Occasions
- Elected a Member of the Electoral College
- Legal Representative of the Obama for President Campaign in Connecticut
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Connecticut Bar Association
- Hartford County Bar Association
- American Bar Association