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Gessi Giarratana


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Gessi Giarratana counsels clients in the areas of private equity and venture capital financing, merger and acquisition transactions, strategic joint ventures, business formation, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Gessi also has experience counseling clients in the acquisition and financing of real property and in commercial and real estate-based litigation matters, including breach of contract actions, corporate ownership and governance disputes, foreclosures, municipal property tax appeals, and summary process.


Assisted in the representation of a cleaning and maintenance company in the sale of its assets to a private equity firm for $24 million

Represented an executive recruiting firm in the sale of its assets to a high-level employee for $800,000

Represented a private education institution in the sale of its assets to a high-level employee for $1.7 million

Assisted in the representation of a client in the purchase of a marina and boat repair facility for $3.7 million

Represented two dermatologists in the partial sale of their shares in a medical practice to another dermatologist for $800,000

Represented a pediatrician in an asset purchase of a deceased pediatrician's practice

Represented a client in the sale of his shares in a privately-held brokerage company to an employee

Represented the borrower in an interest rate swap loan transaction in the amount of $1.2 million

Represented the borrower of an SBA loan in the amount of $265,000 to fund a kick-boxing facility

Represented a member of a multi-member LLC in the negotiation of an operating agreement concerning the ownership of commercial real estate in New Jersey

Represented buyers and sellers through several residential real estate transactions throughout Fairfield County, Connecticut

Education and Credentials

University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2014; Connecticut Law Review, Business Manager
Bryant University, B.S., Finance, magna cum laude, 2010
State of Connecticut
Connecticut Bar Association
Fairfield County Bar Association

Recognition and Community


Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Star (Thomson Reuters), Real Estate, 2021-2022

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