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Counsel - Kelly A. Trahan

Kelly A. Trahan


Stamford: (203) 324-8198
New York: (212) 376-3021
Stamford Office, New York Office
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Kelly A. Trahan is counsel in the firm’s Business and Finance and Real Estate groups. She represents clients in the areas of commercial real estate, commercial financing and general corporate matters. She has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial financing and represents national and community banks, insurance companies, pension funds and other lending institutions in structuring and closing complex commercial real estate-based and asset-based financing transactions, including term and construction loan facilities, revolving credit facilities, state and federal tax credit financings, loan sales, participations, co-lending transactions and other types of credit facilities. She has experience in representing lenders in connection with financing for renewable energy projects and U.S. and international investments in natural resource assets, including timber. She also has extensive experience in commercial real estate transactions, including complex acquisitions and dispositions, sale-leaseback transactions, development and leasing.

Prior to joining the firm, Kelly worked at a large international law firm. She also has experience representing life insurance companies and pension funds in making U.S. and international investments.


  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers: Real Estate (2018)
  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Real Estate (2018)
  • Listed as New England Super Lawyers® Rising Star: Real Estate (2013-2017)
  • New Leader in the Law, Connecticut Law Tribune (2017)
  • 40 Under 40, Fairfield County Business Journal (2016)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association): Developing Leaders Committee
  • Real Estate Finance Association

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Practice Areas


  • Western New England University School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • University of Hartford, B.A., 2002, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York
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