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JULY 1, 2024 (Hartford, CT) Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome Thomas B. Mitchell and Daniel D’Aprile, Jr. as partners in its Real Estate Practice group. Attorneys Mitchell and D’Aprile are key strategic additions that enhance the Firm’s commercial real estate financing capabilities. They were previously partners at McElroy Deutsch, and will join the Firm in the Hartford Office.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tom and Dan to Hinckley Allen. They bring deep real estate and finance industry experience to the Firm, strengthening our talented national real estate group. Our clients will enjoy working with Tom and Dan; they are top-tier legal professionals,” said Patrick A. Rogers, Managing Partner at Hinckley Allen.

Mitchell (left) joins Hinckley Allen as a seasoned real estate finance lawyer with over four decades of experience representing banks, insurance companies, and private lenders in all aspects of commercial loan transactions. His comprehensive practice covers the full spectrum of lending needs, from loan commitment through closing, loan modifications, restructures, and workouts. Mitchell’s practical approach to closing commercial mortgage loan transactions, property acquisitions, sales, and leasing transactions has earned him a stellar reputation in the industry.

D’Aprile (right) has a robust background in advising clients on commercial real estate finance transactions, and other complex transactions including mergers and acquisitions, limited partnership investments in private investment funds, and various other financing transactions. D’Aprile’s experience extends to entity formation, governance, and commercial leasing, making him a versatile asset to the Real Estate Practice group.

Hinckley Allen’s real estate attorneys have been consistently recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate. Tom and Dan are just the latest of Hinckley Allen’s strategic additions to this distinguished group of real estate professionals. Earlier this year, the Firm opened its seventh office in Fort Lauderdale by combining with Ferencik Libanoff Brandt Bustamante & Goldstein, P.A., a preeminent Florida-based construction and business law firm.


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