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Leah Linton


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Leah focuses her practice on representing real estate developers in commercial projects and advising clients on a broad range of commercial real estate matters, including acquisitions and dispositions, due diligence for transactions, and commercial and retail leasing. She regularly counsels clients on permitting, zoning, and wetlands and other environmental regulations, and assists with negotiating development-related agreements. Her work also includes representing renewable energy companies in the acquisition and permitting of solar and wind projects.

Prior to joining Mintz, Leah was a real estate associate at a Boston-based law firm, where she advised clients on large-scale commercial developments, commercial real estate transactions, and renewable energy projects. Earlier, while working as an associate of a Connecticut-based law firm, she represented lenders and borrowers in commercial finance and residential real estate matters.

In law school, Leah earned Certificates in Energy and Environmental Law and Tax Studies. She also served as the articles editor for the Connecticut Journal of International Law and participated in UConn Law’s Environmental Law Clinic and the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic. 


  • University of Connecticut (JD, with honors)
  • Bowdoin College (BA)

Recognition & Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Freedom of Speech (2013)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Federal Income Tax (2012)
  • Phi Delta Phi – Legal Honor Society


  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Member, Board of Corporators, Norwich Free Academy