Franca L. DeRosa - Brown Rudnick LLP

Franca L. DeRosa

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 860-509-6539

Franca DeRosa’s practice encompasses all aspects of energy and environmental law, including counseling and assistance relating to compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations.  She has counseled corporations, manufacturers, developers, and utility companies on a variety of environmental and regulatory matters.

Franca has been involved in the acquisition, restructure and development of various electric generating facilities.  She has counseled corporate and institutional clients on the environmental implications of financing, corporate and real estate transactions.  Franca has represented numerous clients who have remediated and redeveloped industrial and commercial sites into productive and marketable properties.  She has also represented contractors and construction companies in evaluating and effectively addressing environmental issues for residential, commercial and industrial developments.  In addition, Franca has extensive experience with the State and Federal Regulatory Agencies.

Franca is a member of the Firm’s Management Committee, Hiring Committee (Co-Chair), Diversity Committee (Co-Chair), and Women’s Initiative Committee.

Trinity CollegeBA 1985American University, Washington College of LawJ.D. 1990
Connecticut Bar Association; Executive Committee of CBA Environmental Law SectionAmerican Bar AssociationThe Connecticut Society for Women Environmental ProfessionalsInternational Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Client Comments

"Franca DeRosa is a very responsive lawyer who thoroughly understands the issues."

"Franca DeRosa has excellent responsiveness and knowledge. She is very nice, thorough, and professional. She keeps the clients' interests foremost."

Office Location

185 Asylum Street
Hartford, CT 06103
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Environmental of the Hartford Metro Area
Franca L. DeRosa has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Energy Law
Environmental Law
Litigation - Environmental