Awards & Recognitions

Joseph J. Selinger

Joe practices primarily in the areas of Public Finance, Corporate Finance & Securities, Business Organizations, Real Estate Transactions, Medicaid Audit & Compliance Services, Estate Planning & Probate, Tax Matters and Non-Profits.

Profile

Prior to joining the firm in 1987, Joe was general counsel to the real estate securities program at Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Co. Today, he continues to be involved in and responsible for various corporate, securities, loan and real estate transactions, including: public and private securities offerings; commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, including “1031 Exchanges,” mortgage loan transactions and workouts and mergers and acquisitions. Joe also represents public entities as bond counsel in the issuance of municipal bonds, and serves as borrower’s or underwriter’s counsel.

Joe was a member of the Connecticut Bar Association drafting committee that reviewed, revised and recommended the model uniform limited liability company act for enactment which will become effective on July 1, 2017. Joe had primary responsibility for the review and revisions to Article III of the revised act.

Education

University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 1978
Amherst College, B.A., 1974

Distinctions

BV® Distinguished™ Peer Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Connecticut Super Lawyers under the primary practice areas of Business/Corporate, Government Finance and Real Estate, 2006
Public Service Award, Connecticut Secretary of State, 2003

Community Involvement

Joe and his wife Noreen have resided in Stonington for nearly thirty years. Joe is currently the Secretary of the New London County Historical Society and a member of the Board of Directors for the Mystic Art Association. He was a member of the Connecticut Law Review Commission from 1993 to 2003. Joe is a past President, Treasurer and Director of the Mystic Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut. He also served on the Social Studies Curriculum Renewal Committee for the Stonington, Connecticut School System.

Professional Memberships & Associations

New London County Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association, Executive Committee on Business Organizations
American Bar Association
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Member of the drafting committee for the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

Court Admissions

Connecticut Superior Court