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Linda Hadley represents financial institutions, small and large companies and individuals in commercial and consumer litigation ranging from complex foreclosures and construction disputes to evictions and adversary proceedings in the Bankruptcy Court.  She has been described as practical and pro-active and she prides herself of the personal attention she gives each client.

Over the years, Linda has provided services to lenders on complex loan transactions, loan sales and workouts and she has been involved with a wide range of corporate clients in commercial leasing, mergers and acquisitions and lending transactions.  She has represented buyers, sellers and lenders in commercial real estate transactions, including bank-owned real estate, shopping centers and restaurants.  She also represents a number of small businesses ranging from retail stores to service businesses.  She has been an instructor for the Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Association, National Business Institute, Connecticut Bar Association and the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors.  She authored columns for the Hartford Courant on Real Estate matters and has provided lectures on Connecticut foreclosure practice and procedure to numerous audiences, including several Connecticut community banks.

Linda serves on the Board of her local library in Longmeadow and is a Founding Member and former member of the Board of Trustees of the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame.  She was involved extensively in fundraising and volunteering for high school and youth hockey programs in Western Massachusetts.  She is also member of the Connecticut Community Bankers Association and served on the Board of the Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Association.  In her spare time, she enjoys golf, yoga, traveling to visit her three adult children scattered across the United States, and reading fiction.  She resides in Longmeadow, Massachusetts with her husband and their rescue dog, George.

Practice Areas


  • Colby College, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Boston College, JD, Staff Editor, Uniform Commercial Code Reporter Digest

Admitted to Practice

  • Connecticut
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association; Member- Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Community Bankers Association


  • Panelist (several years), Connecticut Foreclosures
  • Instructor, CMBA “University”- regulatory compliance and closing practices
  • Panelist, Federal and State Forefeiture Actions (CMBA)
  • Panelist, Legal Aspects of Buying and Selling a Home (CBA)
  • Panelist, Soldiers and Sailors Relief Act (CMBA)
  • Panelist, Fundamentals of Credit Analysis, Financial and Non-Financial Considerations (Lorman Educational Seminars)
  • Panelist, Collection Law from Start to Finish (NBI Seminars)
  • Author, various Hartford Courant columns on Real Estate issues (condominium ownership, lender liability and title insurance)

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