About Edward S. Hill

Edward S. Hill has more than 40 years of experience representing individuals and entities in real property transactions and development and land use matters, lending and secured transactions, condominiums and common interest community formation and operation.  He also provides business organizations and operations, alternative dispute resolution, expert witness and real estate consulting services.

Mr. Hill is a partner of the Connecticut law firm of Cappalli & Hill, LLC.  Before that he was a partner and real estate section leader at Robinson & Cole LLP, a Hartford, Connecticut based regional law firm (over 200 lawyers), and managing partner and real estate and lending section leader of a leading Waterbury, Connecticut law firm (Gager & Peterson).

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of Connecticut Legislature Transfer Acr Working Group
  • Member of Connecticut, Rhode Island and American Bar Associations.
  • Emeritus Member of the Executive Committee of the Real Property Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.  Chairman (2008-2011), vice chair (2007-2008), treasurer (2006) and secretary (2005).
  • Member of the Hartford Chapter of the Real Estate Finance Association.  Former director.
  • Member of the Connecticut Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (and of its Lawyer’s Council).
  • Affiliate Member of the Connecticut Chapter of CCIM (commercial and investment real estate professionals).
  • Member of the Connecticut Law Revision Commission Study Committee on the 2008 Amendments to the Connecticut Common Interest Ownership Act (2009).
  • Member of State of Connecticut Real Property Electronic Recording Committee (2009-2011).


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell™ in the areas of real estate, finance, bankruptcy, and zoning, planning and land use law.
  • Listed in Connecticut and New England Super Lawyers® every year from 2006 to the present. (Click here for selection criteria.)
  • Included in other lists of top lawyers in Connecticut.


  • Adjunct faculty member, the University of Connecticut School of Law (2004).
  • Frequent lecturer to lawyers and other legal and non-legal professionals on legal and real estate and lending topics.

Alternate Dispute Resolution:

  • FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Arbitrator.
  • Trained mediator, having completed the requisite training under Massachusetts General Laws, ch. 233, sec 23C.

Community Involvement:

  • Commissioner of the Town of Cheshire Public Building Commission (Vice Chair, 2012 to 2017). 
  • Member of the Town of Cheshire Legal Services Study Group.


  • The University of Connecticut School of Law, JD with honors.  Member of national moot court team.
  • Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut), BA English.


  • Private pilot license with instrument rating.
  • Member of Mensa.

About Edward S. Hill

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