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Mr. Albano is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey and is admitted to the United States District Courts of Connecticut and New Jersey. Mr. Albano’s litigation practice includes the full array of civil and commercial litigation in all courts; lease and lease guaranty enforcement, eviction, collection and defense; receivership actions; construction litigation and mechanics liens; real estate brokerage listing disputes, lien enforcement and administrative actions; partnership, shareholder and member disputes; loan workouts and defense; asset protection and recovery; and pursuit of fraudulent transfer, unjust enrichment, conversion, fraudulent misrepresentation and unfair trade practices claims. Mr. Albano has broad experience representing creditors and debtors in foreclosures and collections, actions based upon piercing the corporate veil, and also representing landowners in fraud, fraudulent transfer, CERCLA indemnification, and DEP enforcement actions. Mr. Albano has represented businesses, individuals, and not-for-profit organizations in trust and estate litigation before probate and trial courts in matters involving breach of fiduciary duty, executor removal, will contests, and trust administration. Before moving to Connecticut in 2000, Mr. Albano practiced for several years before state and federal courts in New York and New Jersey. Previously, he evaluated grant applications for more than a dozen years for the New York State Council on the Arts, last serving as the Director of the Literature Program. Mr. Albano lives with his wife in West Hartford, and has served for more than fifteen years as a board member of TheaterWorks, including four years as board president. Mr. Albano is a member of the Board of Governors of the Greater Hartford Arts Council and board president of the Yale Club and Scholarship Foundation of Hartford.