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Noreen A. Donovan is an associate in the Firm’s Banking and Financial services. She has recently joined the firm after practicing in the Real Estate and Banking industry for 34 years. Her past clients include financial institutions, investors, brokers, agents, the SBA, individuals and businesses. She has represented these clients in several areas including:

  • Acquisitions
  • Purchase and sales transactions
  • Lender representation
  • Real estate finance
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Due Diligence Review
  • Residential and Commercial leases
  • Landlord/Tenant matters
  • Loan workouts
  • Loan Sales
  • REO sales and purchases

Noreen has been an adjunct professor teaching Business Law at both SUNY Maritime and St. John’s University.  An educator, prior to practicing law, Noreen’s love of teaching carries over well to our team approach in the firm’s banking area.

Noreen also represents clients in connection with Estate Administration and Probate, as well as Estate planning.

Practice Areas


  • New York Supreme Court
  • United States Federal Court: Southern and Eastern Districts
  • Connecticut 


  • J.D., New York Law School, Cum Laude, 1986
  • B.S., SUNY at Oswego, Summa Cum Laude, 1982

Professional and Community Activities

  • Helped develop a business plan for Ethan and The Bean, a Not for Profit entity created to offer employment to special needs adults as they age out of the school system.