Jane Elaine Ballerini commercial real estate attorney in New Haven CT

Jane Elaine Ballerini


195 Church Street, 13th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510

Phone: 203.821.2000 | Fax: 203.821.2009


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Oxford, Visiting Student
  • Connecticut College, B.A., magna cum laude

Jane Elaine Ballerini practices in the areas of commercial real estate law, commercial finance, and general commercial and business law. She represents local and national banks in the extension of asset-based, mortgage and construction loans to commercial borrowers. Attorney Ballerini is one of a few practicing U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Designated Attorneys in the state. Her subspecialty is representing traditional lenders and Certified Development Companies in transactions involving government guaranteed loans including  loans made under the SBA’s CDC/504 and 7(a) loan programs.

Attorney Ballerini is a member of the Connecticut and New Haven County Bar Associations. She is also an active member of the Real Property Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, currently serving as the Vice Chari of the Section and acting as liaison between the Section and Quinnipiac University for the Section’s annual scholarship program.

Attorney Ballerini is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch in Banking and Finance Law and Real Estate Law since 2021 and Super Lawyers Connecticut Rising Stars in Real Estate Law since 2013. She is a graduate of the Leadership Greater New Haven, a Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce program. In 2019 Attorney Ballerini was elected as a fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA) and in 2022 she was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL).

Attorney Ballerini graduated magna cum laude from Connecticut College. She earned her law degree at Quinnipiac University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude in 2010. She joined Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. in their Real Estate practice group in 2010 and was named a Partner in 2017. Attorney Ballerini practices in Connecticut and New York.

Professional Memberships
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Fellow, 2022
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys, Fellow, 2019-Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 2011-Present
    • Real Property Section; Executive Committee Member, 2014-Present; Co-Chair, Social Committee 2013- 2017; Member Legislative Committee 2018; Quinnipiac Law School Scholarship Liaison, 2014-Present; Secretary, 2019-2021; Treasurer, 2021-2023; Vice Chair, 2023 – Present
    • Commercial Finance Section, Vice Chair, 2015-2018; Chair, 2018-2021
  • National Association of Development Companies, 504 Loan Closing, Participant, 2012
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Real Estate Committee, Member, 2014-Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section, Member, 2018-Present
  • The Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, Inc. (ACFA), Member, 2018-Present
  • The Foundation of the New Haven County Bar, Board Member, 2016-Present
    • Fundraising Committee, Co-Chair, 2017-2019
  • The Risk Management Association (Connecticut/Western MA Chapter), Executive Committee Member, 2013-Present
  • “The Apparent Agency Doctrine in Connecticut’s Medical Malpractice Jurisprudence: Using Legal Doctrine as a Platform for Change,” Quinnipiac Health L.J. 317, 2010
  • “Key Issues Facing Individual Debtors (And Their Counsel) When Filing For Chapter 11 Relief In The Post-BAPCPA Era,” Co-Author, Best of ABI 2013: The Year in Consumer Bankruptcy, 2013
Speaking Engagements
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut