Lisa M. Zana


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Lisa Zana practices in the areas of commercial real estate and commercial finance, principally in commercial leasing, real estate and corporate debt and equity financing and commercial conveyancing. 

Lisa has extensive experience handling a wide range of sophisticated transactions. She has represented commercial real estate clients, particularly large retailers, major office tenants, real estate investment trusts and developers in corporate and property level acquisitions, financing and leasing transactions in the New York region and across the nation.


  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Real Estate; 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Christian Foundation for Children and Aging
  • Covenant House

Drafting and Negotiating Office Lease for Public Company Headquarters

Represented public company in drafting and negotiating its office lease for its corporate headquarters, associated development agreements and state tax incentives.

Mortgage Loan Structuring and Negotiating

Represented real estate fund in structuring and negotiating a mortgage loan for a distressed hotel in California.

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  • Duke University, J.D., 1998, cum laude
  • Yale University, B.A., 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York
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