Michael J. "Mike" Hinton

Michael J. "Mike" Hinton

Cummings & Lockwood LLC

Recognized since 2005

Stamford, Connecticut

Practice Areas

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Real Estate Law

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Michael J. Hinton is a Principal in Cummings & Lockwood's Corporate & Finance Group and is based in the Stamford office. Mike is a transactional lawyer who concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial real estate, corporate finance, tax-advantaged investments, joint ventures, UPREIT and downREIT transactions, construction contracts, leasing, financing, brownfield development, environmental remediation and land use restrictions, area development and franchise agreements, private placements and partnership law.

A significant portion of his practice involves the preparation and negotiation of partnership agreements, joint ventures and operating agreements, including series limited liability companies. Mike is also Co-Chair of the Corporate & Finance Group.


  • Six Landmark Square
    Stamford, CT 06901


  • Cornell Law School , JD, graduated 1976
  • Georgetown University , A.B. Politcal Science, graduated 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1976
  • Florida, 1978


  • Connecticut Bar Association - Member
  • Florida Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Environmental Professionals' Organization of Connecticut - Member
  • Bradyssmile.org, 501(c)(3) organization - Member

Cummings & Lockwood LLC
Headquarters: Stamford, Connecticut

33 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus

  • Real Estate
  • Transactions


  • Connecticut and New England Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated

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