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Firm Profile

MacDermid, Reynolds & Glissman, P.C. was established in 1992 as a boutique commercial real estate law firm offering experienced and diversified legal counsel and practical solutions to its commercial real estate transactional and litigation clients. Drawing upon its attorneys’ large firm and major development backgrounds, the team of seasoned veteran attorneys is commited to providing personal and economical service addressing not only the client’s legal needs but also the demand for cost-effective lawyering and advocacy with an understanding of the client’s business.

We pride ourselves in being “deal makers.” Our attorneys have vast experience in serving our entrepreneurial and institutional clients in all aspects of real estate development, acquisition, disposition and dispute resolution of the full range of property types in a wide range of locations. Several of our attorneys have hands on business experience in these areas which adds a practical, business-oriented dimension to our representation.


  • Loan and lease workouts and solutions
  • Multi-state and portfolio transactions
  • Leasing – retail, office, multifamily, industrial
  • Financial transactions including conventional, conduit, CMBS, HUD, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, CHFA, DECD and defeasance
  • Land assemblage and development including shopping centers, office parks, industrial parks, multi-family and single family residential, golf courses, marinas, hotels, resorts, mixed use and phased developments
  • Transaction structuring
  • Land use permitting including local, regional, state and Army Corps including zoning, subdivision, special development districts, wetlands, department of transportation, sewer, water and other utilities and appeals
  • Due diligence including survey, title, environmental Phase I and Phase II’s, Transfer Act and UST’s, permits compliance and transfer, lease and contract review
  • Joint venture and entity formation and agreements
  • Hotel acquisition, disposition, financing and operations
  • Corporate facilities management, acquisition and disposition
  • Roof top antennae and tower communications agreements
  • Title matters including easements ( OEA’s, REA’s and conservation)
  • Construction, architect, engineering, bond and management agreements and enforcement
  • Commercial real estate brokerage representation including licensing issues, listing agreements, collection and enforcement, co-brokerage disputes, administrative and board level enforcement actions and defense
  • 1031 tax-deferred exchanges


  • Full array of civil and commercial litigation in all courts
  • Partnership, shareholder and member dispute
  • Contract, insurance coverage, fidelity/surety, asset recovery and collection litigation
  • Landlord/tenant dispute resolution, enforcement and eviction litigation
  • Lender/debtor dispute resolution, enforcement, foreclosure and workout litigation
  • Alternative dispute representation, third party mediation and court annexed mediation
  • Tax appeals from local administrative through Connecticut Superior Court and the Supreme Court
  • Employment and family law
  • Professional liability defense and assertion
  • Probate litigation