August 9, 2020

Volume X, Number 222

Rita M. Connerly

Rita M. Connerly practices in the areas of real estate development and municipal law. She actively represents developers during the land use process, working closely with federal, state and local governments, mineral interest owners and neighborhood associations to secure support for and timely approval of residential, commercial and mixed-use projects. Her practice encompasses all aspects of land use and real estate development including zoning, title review, purchase and sale agreements, land leases, development agreements and the drafting of covenants, easements and construction documents. Immediately prior to joining Fairfield and Woods, Rita served as In-House Corporate Counsel, responsible for securing land use entitlements, for a national land development company that she continues to represent.

Rita's practice is also focused on the representation of local governments and special districts. She worked in the Adams County Attorney's office, ultimately serving as the Adams County Attorney and as General Counsel for Front Range Airport Authority. Rita is experienced in the creation, representation and management of special districts.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Rita M. Connerly