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Cramer & Anderson Appointed Danbury Corporation Counsel

Danbury Mayor Roberto Alves has appointed Cramer & Anderson as Danbury Corporation Counsel, with Municipal Law Partner Dan Casagrande serving as the point person. “Attorney Casagrande has served as outside assistant corporation counsel for the city of Danbury for the last 30 years. His skills, along with the entire Cramer & Anderson firm, will enable […]

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Attorney Casagrande on Danbury Mayor-Elect’s Transition Team

Danbury Mayor-elect Roberto Alves has named Cramer & Anderson Municipal Law Partner Dan Casagrande to his transition team. Mayor-elect Alves, a Democrat, defeated Republican Mayor Dean Esposito in the Nov. 7 election. He takes office Dec 1. “I’m honored to be appointed to the transition team,” said Attorney Casagrande, who has served as outside Assistant

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Attorney Casagrande Wins AV Preeminent, Martindale’s Top Ranking

Cramer & Anderson Municipal Law Partner Dan Casagrande has been awarded AV Preeminent status from Martindale-Hubbell, the prominent legal industry resource that publishes the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. AV Preeminent, based on reviews from other attorneys, is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating and among the most respected in the legal world. “This rating signifies that the lawyer’s peers rank them at

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Attorney Casagrande’s CT Supreme Court Argument as a Teaching Moment

  When Cramer & Anderson Partner Dan Casagrande presented his Connecticut Supreme Court oral argument in a longstanding case concerning real estate brokerage fees this past November, it was also a teaching moment. University of Connecticut School of Law Professor Michael Fischl brought his class to listen to oral arguments in the case, and afterward, Attorney

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Attorney Casagrande’s Notable Honor and Outcomes in 2022

Cramer & Anderson Municipal Law Partner Dan Casagrande recorded several notable outcomes and earned a prestigious new honor as part of a very successful 2022. Befittingly, the year culminated with Attorney Casagrande being named to the 2022 Connecticut Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for only 5 percent of attorneys in Connecticut. The 2022 list was published

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Attorney Casagrande a Finalist for Connecticut ‘Game Changers’ Award

Cramer & Anderson Municipal Law Partner Dan Casagrande was a finalist for the Connecticut Law Tribune Game Changers award, based on a precedent-setting win in 2020 and his other high-impact work. Last year, Attorney Casagrande won a major antitrust case in the Connecticut Supreme Court, overturning a decades-old precedent that said tying agreements for real estate brokerage fees

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Power Distributors Cut Ties With Candlewood Solar Project

The controversial Candlewood Solar project has lost its buyers for the solar power that would be generated by a solar photovoltaic facility on an environmentally sensitive site in New Milford. On Nov. 10, the power distribution companies that had signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Candlewood Solar LLC sent notices of termination. A Nov. 13

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Another State Agency Says Candlewood Solar Should Be Stopped

An independent state environmental watchdog agency is urging the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) not to waver in finding the controversial Candlewood Solar plans unsuitable because there’s no possibility of mitigating the project’s grave impact on the threatened northern slimy salamander. The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), whose role includes reviewing Environmental

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CT DEEP Rejects Candlewood Solar’s Latest Permit Attempt

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has rejected Candlewood Solar’s latest attempt to move forward with plans for an embattled 20 MW solar photovoltaic project on Candlewood Mountain in New Milford. The regulatory agency rebuked Candlewood Solar for another flawed attempt to win registration of a proposed stormwater management plan (SMP) under the broad General Permit process—and again raised doubts about

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