Chris works with lenders, developers, and investors in a variety of commercial real estate matters, including acquisition, sale, financing, and tax-deferred exchanges. He represents clients in the negotiation and drafting of real estate agreements, loan documents, and commercial leases.
Some of Chris’ recent work includes helping clients purchase gas stations, lease retail space, and finance timberland and other agricultural lands. Chris has unique experience in drafting and negotiating solar leases on behalf of Maine property owners.
Chris frequently assists clients in conducting due diligence investigations in connection with real estate transactions, which involves examining title, zoning, land use, and other property analysis. Chris’ clients value his attention to detail and his ability to shepherd a deal from inception through closing.
Chris graduated from Brigham Young University and received a law degree from the University of Connecticut where he was articles editor of the Connecticut Law Review. While in law school, Chris was a judicial intern for United States Magistrate Judge Kenneth S. McHargh in the Northern District of Ohio.
Christopher B. Hatch's areas of practice:
Christopher Hatch, Fourth and Short on Equality, 41 Conn. L. Rev. 1669 (2009).