Austin Provost concentrates his practice on commercial real estate finance and transactional matters. He is a member of the firm's Real Estate + Development Group.
Austin represents in commercial lending transactions for all mortgage asset classes, including affordable housing projects. He assists clients in structuring and documenting mortgage loans and real estate transactions, and reviews title, survey and due diligence materials.
Before joining Robinson+Cole, Austin was an associate in a Fairfield County, Connecticut firm, where he focused on commercial lender representation in commercial mortgage transactions and general real estate matters, including drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements and office and retail leases.
Austin is experienced in the formation of all types of Connecticut business entities, with a focus on minimizing clients’ liability and maximizing business efficiency by drafting complex shareholders, operating, and limited partnership agreements.
While in law school, Austin received the National Order of Scribes Award for Excellence in Legal Writing and CALI Excellence Awards for the top marks in Business Organizations and Bankruptcy. While serving as a law clerk during law school, Austin co-authored “Bankruptcy Trustee’s Ability to “Clawback” Debtors’ Tuition Payments” with Attorney Gary M. Weiner, published in Volume 31, Issue 1 of Commercial Law World.