T H O M A S M. R I C K A R T

Thomas Rickart is a partner with Gager, Emerson, Rickart, Bower & Scalzo, LLP and practices in both the Bethel and Southbury officesHe was admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut in 1981. Tom specializes in commercial transactions, and has extensive experience representing banks, developers and landowners in all aspects of real estate, lending, zoning, and environmental investigations and remediation.

He has an extensive practice representing and advising lenders and borrowers in commercial, asset-based and mortgage loan transactions, as well as in loan workout situations. He is involved in all aspects of real estate development, commencing with acquisitions, including contract negotiation, due diligence, financing, and the formation of corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships. He also represents clients through the approval process, regularly appearing before all relevant planning and zoning and other land use agencies, as well as through the development process, including formation of condominiums and other common interest ownership communities. Ultimately, he assists clients with the management and/or sale of projects, preparing and negotiating contracts, leases, and every type of commercial loan documentation.

Tom also routinely represents banks, developers and landowners in all aspects of environmental law related to land use, conveyances and financing.

Commercial Transactions
Real Estate and Lending Law
Environmental Law
Zoning and Land Use Regulation
Loan Workouts

Professional Associations
Member, American Bar Association: Business Law, Real Property and Environmental Law Sections
Member, Connecticut Bar Association: Real Property, Commercial Law, Planning and Zoning, and Environmental Law Sections
Member, Waterbury and  Danbury Bar Associations

Civic Organizations
Steep Rock Association Land Trust, Board of Trustees Member and Preservation Committee Chairman

Boston College, Boston, MA
(J.D., cum laude 1981)
Articles and Citations Editor, Boston College
Environmental Affairs Law Review, 1980, 1981

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
(M.A., English, 1978)

Yale University, New Haven, CT (B.A., English 1975)

Phone: (203) 207-5400
Email: [email protected]


For details on the Super Lawyers Connecticut selection process:

GAGERLAW.net    © Copyright 2014   I   Gager Emerson Rickart Bower & Scalzo, LLP  All Rights Reserved.
Bethel, CT  203.207.5400   I   Southbury, CT  203.262.6600
Privacy Policy

DISCLAIMER: The materials and information available on Gager, Emerson, Rickart, Bower & Scalzo, LLP's Website is intended to be general information and should not be construed or considered to be legal advice, solicitation or advertisement for legal services. Please seek the advice of local counsel in your geographic area should you have specific questions or issues of a legal nature. Our Webpage and the information contained therein does not constitute the creation of an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send us confidential information without first speaking directly with one of our attorneys and not until requested to do so by that attorney.