Elliot Kaiman Promoted to Partner

January 13, 2014

New Haven – Wiggin and Dana is pleased to announce that Elliot Kaiman has been promoted to Partner.

Elliot is a member of the firm's Real Estate, Environmental and Energy Department and his practice includes real estate, design and construction, financing, general business counseling, property taxation, and energy and utilities law. He has extensive experience counseling clients on a broad range of transactions, including real estate acquisitions, sales, development, leasing and financing; joint venture formation; and professional design and construction matters. Elliot also has significant experience resolving property tax disputes with municipal assessors and boards of assessment appeals.

Elliot recently served as outside counsel for a joint venture between two publically traded companies in connection with the financing, development and operation of a $543,000,000 multi-location peaking power project. In addition, he also counseled a client on a wide range of leasing, architectural, engineering and construction matters with respect to the development of a state-of-the-art genomic medicine facility with a total project cost approaching $300,000,000.

"Adding Elliot to the partnership adds a new dimension to our Real Estate Department," commented Andy Pal, Chair of the firm's Real Estate, Environmental and Energy Department. "Elliot has a deep understanding of real estate transactions, as well as the ability to solve complex issues. His experience and expertise are valuable assets to the firm and to the clients we serve," said Mr. Pal.

Elliot serves on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc. and is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Center for Education Faculty, where he teaches courses in construction management and real estate law and land use policy.

Elliot received his J.D. summa cum laude from Western New England College School of Law, where he was a Notes Editor of the Western New England Law Review. He graduated with a B.A. summa cum laude in Social Science, History and Philosophy from Lyndon State College. He served as a helicopter and flight equipment maintenance technician in the United States Marine Corps from 1997-2002.