Matthew J. Hoberman
Matthew J. Hoberman has broad experience representing secured and unsecured lenders with a particular emphasis on financing, development, construction, leasing and sale. He also practices in all areas of public and private corporate finance, tribal finance and development and business law. Mr. Hoberman represents foreign and domestic corporate, institutional individual and public owners, borrowers and lenders; public/private joint venturers and trade contractors in all types of acquisition, design and construction agreements, deal structuring and financing.
Representative transactions include documentation and syndication of construction, revolving credit and term loan financings in the hundreds of millions of dollars throughout the United States involving health care facilities, retail, office, gaming casinos, educational, hotel, multi-family and industrial projects.
Representing developers in connection with the permitting development and financing of suburban shopping centers including counseling clients on zoning and other land use issues.
Representing lenders and borrowers in asset based financial transactions.
Representing developers and institutional owners of real estate in the development and ownership of real estate including acquisition, disposition and leasing negotiation and documentation.
Attorney Hoberman uses practical, integrated solutions to resolve issues that confront companies and investors. His strengths derive from his ability to understand the business and the markets in order develop strategies that minimize risks and leverage opportunities.
Attorney Hoberman counsels clients through acquisitions and divestitures. He represents debt and equity sponsors and other investors in the acquisition of businesses or assets, restructuring of companies or divesting of troubled businesses.
The firm's experience in its core practice areas of commercial litigation and debt financing enhances Mr. Hoberman's ability to obtain maximum results for clients.
The area's leading businesses and institutions seek Rome McGuigan for comprehensive counsel involving dynamic development relationships, complicated financing structures, and various local, state and federal regulatory and permitting. Attorney Hoberman represents developers, lenders, public authorities, businesses, educational institutions and other landowners in all kinds of transactions. These include acquisition, sale, development, financing, leasing and operation of real estate.
Attorney Hoberman's experience with market-rate and affordable housing developments is another aspect of his practice that distinguishes him. With Rome McGuigan attorneys he can address tax, financing, permitting
and real estate issues for developers, syndicators, investors and lenders in projects of all sizes throughout the region. Attorney Hoberman assists his clients navigate the use of tax-exempt bond financing and tax credits, separately or in combination, for the development of affordable housing. Transactions include working with tax credits for low-income housing, historic rehabilitation, new markets and Brownfields.
Mr. Hoberman lives in West Hartford, Connecticut with his wife, Dena, a pediatrician at Pioneer Valley Pediatrics, and their daughters.
Areas of Practice
- Secured and Unsecured Financing
- Real Estate
- Business Law
- New York
- University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
- J.D. cum laude - 1998
- Honors: University of Miami Tax Law Chronicle, Corpus Juris Secundum Award for Civil Procedure
- Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
- A.B. - 1993
- Honors: Phi Alpha Theta
- Major: International Affairs
Honors and Awards
- Corpus Juris Secundum Award for Civil Procedure
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Connecticut Bar Association, Business Law Section of the Young Lawyers Section, Co-Chair, 1999 - 2001
- Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee, 1999 - 2001
- New York State Bar Association
- Connecticut Bar Association, Business Law Section
Pro Bono Activities
- Leadership Greater Hartford, 2000
- Zoning Board of Appeals, Suffield, CT 2007 - 2009