Connie Boyles Lane
Connie regularly handles complex loan transactions, acquisitions, mergers (both for-profit and non-profit), real estate development projects and financing, condominium formation and compliance, commercial leases, as well as land use and title issues. She is a member of the firm’s Hospitality Group, addressing the myriad issues encountered in the acquisition and sale of hotels across the country. She works with the firm’s Energy Group on wind projects, hydroelectric facilities, and other renewable energy projects. Another focus of Connie’s practice is assisting non-profits with their operations, including formation, governance, bylaws, and compliance issues with the Division of Charitable Trusts in NH’s Attorney General’s office.
Connie brings almost 40 years of diversified legal experience to the firm’s business and real estate practice. As the former executive director of two non-profits, she brings a practical perspective to management, employment, governance, and development – the major issues confronting most non-profits.
- Led team in the sale of ten hydroelectric facilities located in three states.
- Facilitated an Export-Import Bank loan of $8MM which also included a 1031 Exchange sale.
- Provided real estate, leasing and title support in the development of three wind projects in New Hampshire.
- Participated in closing at least 10 hotel transactions in the past two years.
Connie is a cinephile who also likes to garden and read in her free time.
Connie is adept at analyzing complex transactions and explaining them in non-legal terms. She prides herself on being able to help people reach consensus in order to close a transaction.
Professional and Community Involvement
- Former Chair, Real Estate Section, New Hampshire Bar Association
- Former Adjunct Professor at UNH Law School – Non-profit Organizations and Management
- Former Member, Title Standards Committee of the New Hampshire Bar Association
- Presenter at numerous CLEs on real estate-related topics, including wind farm site selection, workouts, closings, and title insurance
- Member, Ad Hoc Committee of New Hampshire attorneys working to resolve issues presented to consumers and the legal profession by RSA 397-A and the Safe Act
- Lead trainer, Form 990 and Non-profit Governance for NH Center for Non-Profits
- Former Chair and current Board Member, Red River Theatres, Concord, New Hampshire
- Board of Trustees, NH Housing Finance Authority, Bedford, New Hampshire
- Former Secretary of Board of Directors, Concord Trust for the Enhancement of Public Schools
- NH State Law of Guaranties published by the Commercial Finance Committee of the American Bar Association, 2016
- HUD Issues Final Safe Act Rule – Now What Do We Do? New Hampshire Bar News, September 2011
- Safe Act – How Should It Apply to Attorneys? New Hampshire Bar News, March 2011