James J. Perito - Halloran & Sage LLP

James J. Perito

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Jim Perito focuses his practice in real estate development, environmental, commercial lending and municipal law. He represents commercial lenders, borrowers and developers in a variety of commercial transactions, real estate and leasing matters. He has been involved in numerous real estate transactions across the State of Connecticut, and specifically in the Greater New Haven area.

Jim also has experience in land use planning, including zoning, subdivision, tidal and inland wetlands and traffic permitting before federal, state and municipal agencies. He regularly handles environmental issues stemming from the Transfer Act and UST compliance.

Jim represents municipalities in tax assessment appeals, land use appeals and tax lien foreclosures. He has served as Town Attorney for the Town of Woodbridge. He has also served as a Special Master in the New Haven Judicial District for tax assessment appeals pertaining to commercial and residential appeals.

During the economic downturn, he represented commercial lenders and the FDIC in prosecuting foreclosures, collections and work-outs of troubled loans.

Lafayette CollegeBS 1978University of Connecticut School of LawJ.D. 1983
Connecticut Bar AssociationNew Haven County Bar AssociationConnecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys

Client Comments

"I find James Perito who has served as the town counsel for the Town of Woodbridge, where I am the first selectman, to have superior legal and communication skills, and professional integrity and civility. Susman, Duffy & Segaloff are cost efficient and cost conscious. I highly recommend James Perito and Susman, Duffy and Segaloff."

Office Location

One Century Tower, Suite 802
265 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Litigation - Real Estate
Real Estate Law (Construction, Development, Environmental, Foreclosures, Land Use, Municipal, Real Property Law, Zoning)

Other Information

Gender: Male