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Attorney Lerman's Practice:


Attorney Ken Lerman's law practice focus areas are:  

  • Business law

  • Securities

  • Corporate & LLC

  • Contracts

  • Commercial real estate law, and

  • Loan workouts for borrowers 

Ken represents businesses from start-up phase to private and public corporations with revenues of $75 million.  Representation can be for the entity, the owners or investors, or segregated groups of owners and investors.  


Attorney Lerman started his law firm in Dec. 1988. 


Ken is admitted to the Connecticut state bar,  to the state bar of Florida, and is admitted to appear before the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut.  Ken graduated Emory University School of Law.  He was a member of the legal fraternity  Phi Delta Phi (Lamar Inn) at Emory.   Before law school, he graduated from Clark University with a B.A. with double majors in Business Management, and in Government. 


Ken is Chairman of the Connecticut Bar Association's Business Law section; he was elected by his peers in 2022.  He has been on the Executive Committee since 2004.   Ken served as the Treasurer 2004 - 2018, and as Vice Chair 2018 - 2022 of the Business Law section.


Ken is a member of the Connecticut, Hartford County, and American Bar Associations, and the Florida Bar.   He is a member of the ABA Business Law, and Real Estate Law Sections.


Law Practice Experience:


Attorney Ken Lerman represents entities, management, boards, shareholders, owners and third-parties in a wide variety of business transactions and matters.

Law Practice Areas:    Securities; Commercial Real Estate; Mergers; Acquisitions; Business Law; Contracts; Venture Capital Financing; Private Equity; Commercial Law; Business Start-Ups, Business Formation, LLC, Partnerships and Corporations


Issuer Representation for Securities & Corporate Matters

  • Initial public offering registration filings

  • Private placement offerings

  • Public companies

  • Proxy statements and annual report filings under Regulations S-K & S-B

  • Form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Schedule 13D and other Securities Exchange Act reports

Private Equity &  Securities Matters

  • Private equity venture capital including representation of a $50 million fund

M&A / Asset Acquisitions & Corporate Matters

  • Asset purchase, and stock-for-stock exchange transactions

  • Business acquisitions and sales transactions

  • Recapitalization and reorganization plans

  • Corporate acquisition and interstate merger transactions

  • Incorporation and organization of various types of entities in numerous states

  • General corporate

  • Commercial and contract legal matters

Underwriter and Broker-Dealer Representation for Securities Offerings

  • Underwriter and placement agent agreements and documentation

  • FINRA filings

  • B-D registrations

  • Blue Sky filings

Commercial Real Estate and Finance

  • Real estate acquisition and commercial financing transactions

  • Affordable housing acquisition, financing and development transactions involving the States of Connecticut and Massachusetts as lenders, and Fannie Mae and the State of Massachusetts as investors

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