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Partner - William G. Rock

William G. Rock

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William Rock is Co-Chair of the firm's Business and Finance Practice Group.

Bill practices in the areas of real estate and commercial law matters, including project development, conveyancing and finance. He has participated in many of the state's highest profile and most complex real estate transactions on behalf of developers, lenders, borrowers and government entities, particularly with respect to projects involving public-private partnerships.

In the finance area, he regularly represents corporate trustees in a variety of sophisticated corporate financings, including private activity revenue bond transactions, leveraged lease financings, collateral agencies and private debt issuances. Bill also has extensive experience representing lessors and lenders in equipment leasing transactions.

Distinctions

Teaching Positions

  • University of Hartford: Past Adjunct Professor, Barney School of Business and Public Administration

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • North American Real Estate (NARE) Section of Interlaw Ltd.
  • Real Estate Finance Association

Community Involvement

  • Saint Patrick Church: Former Chair, Parish Council
  • Connecticut Sled Hockey: Board of Directors
  • Chariots of Hope Golf Tournament Committee

Transit Oriented Development

Represented the Connecticut Department of Transportation in the first transit-oriented development involving the State, a public/private mixed-use development of housing, commercial space and commuter parking adjacent to the Meriden train station.

Hotel Disposition

Represented the owners of hotels located at the University of Connecticut and Wesleyan University in their respective dispositions to UCONN and a private hotel operator.

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Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1984
  • Villanova University, B.A., 1981,
    summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
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