Christie Jean is a member of the firm's Public Finance Group. Ms. Jean represents state, municipal, and Indian tribal governments in the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable bonds and other debt obligations. She also has experience in real estate transactional matters relating to the financial services industries.
Ms. Jean has dedicated a good portion of her practice and is committed to the representation of pro bono clients. She has experience representing two local land trusts in obtaining tax-exemption status and a land use appeal, respectively as well as a state environmental justice organization.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Jean interned with several Connecticut law firms. During law school she represented indigent criminal defendants as part of the University of Connecticut School of Law's Criminal Trial Clinic, taught constitutional law at New Britain High School, and interned for Senator Terry Gerratana of the Connecticut General Assembly.