Matthew C. Susman

Matthew C. Susman


Cohen and Wolf, P.C.

Recognized since 2010

Bridgeport, Connecticut

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Finance Law

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Real Estate Law

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Matthew C. Susman is a principal in Cohen and Wolf's Business & Corporate, Real Estate, Commercial Lending and MunicipalGroups. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Susman was a partner with Susman, Duffy & Segaloff, P.C.

Mr. Susman’s practice emphasizes the representation of banks and other financial institutions in commercial lending transactions, including asset-based and real estate secured loans, and syndicated and club deals. He is actively involved in the representation of municipalities with respect to economic development and privatization projects, and bonding and other financing transactions. Mr. Susman also represents real estate developers, particularly with respect to financing and acquisition transactions. He advises business clients in matters concerning choice of entity and commercial loan transactions, asset and stock purchases and sales, and lease negotiations. Mr. Susman regularly advises individual clients with respect to a broad range of legal issues, including business formation and succession issues.

Mr. Susman has been recognized in the area of Real Estate by Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2017-2018). He is also listed in Best Lawyers® in the areas of Real Estate Law and Banking and Finance Law (2010-2019). Mr. Susman has received the prestigious AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest such peer review rating available to any individual lawyer.

Mr. Susman serves on the board of directors and Executive Committee of New Haven’s Shubert Theater, and on the Executive Committees of both the Commercial Finance Section and the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. In 2014, he was appointed to serve on the board of directors of both Easter Seals Goodwill Industries Rehabilitation Center, Inc. and WSHU Public Radio. He previously served on the boards of the New Haven Arts Council and the New Haven Ballet, and served as the Hamden representative to the Board of Directors of the South Central Connecticut Regional Economic Development Corporation.

Mr. Susman holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and received his law degree from the Fordham University School of Law. Mr. Susman has also practiced law in Burlington, Vermont and New York City, and he is admitted to the Connecticut, New York and Vermont bars.

Location
  • 1115 Broad Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06604
Education
  • Fordham University, J.D., graduated 1984
  • Columbia University, AB, graduated 1979
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut, Connecticut
  • New York, New York
  • Vermont, Vermont
Affiliations
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association - Executive Committee Member of Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section and Member of Commercial Finance Section
  • Easter Seals Goodwill Industries Rehabilitation Center - Board of Directors
  • New Haven County Bar Association - Executive Committee Member
  • Shubert Theatre - Board of Directors
  • WSHU Public Radio - Board of Directors

Cohen and Wolf, P.C.
Headquarters: Bridgeport, Connecticut

25 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Real Estate Law
Special Focus:
  • Commercial
  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Finance
  • Tax Certiorari
Awards:
  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers® 2010-2019
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Municipal Law

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