Charles E. Janson


  • Overview


    Charlie Janson's practice encompasses commercial purchases, sales and leasing, real estate-secured financing, and affordable housing development, with a focus on environmental due diligence and compliance for commercial transactions. He has coordinated environmental remediation and has advised trust departments and commercial lenders on environmental policies for real property assets. In addition, he provides personal services representation for residential real estate transactions and land use and environmental matters.

    Mr. Janson is a member of Robinson+Cole's Coastal Management Center.

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Connecticut Bar Association
      Former Chair of Committee on Affordable Housing and Homelessness
      Environmental Law Section, Executive Committee

      American Bar Association

      Fairfield County Bar Association
      Co-chair of Environmental Committee (1996 - 1998)

      Greenwich Bar Association
      Real Property Contract Committee, 1987-1988 and 1990-1991

      Connecticut Bar Association
      Planning & Zoning Section, Executive Committee (1988 - 1989)

      Connecticut Bar Foundation
      James W. Cooper Fellow (2011)

      Real Estate Finance Association

      Connecticut Community Association Institute
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Certificate of Honor from National Park Service and Weir Farm Art Center, July 2010, for 12 years of pro-bono services to their public/private partnership including the Artist in Residence Studio

      Certificate of Appreciation from The Volunteer Center of Southwestern Fairfield County on May 8, 2007, for service as a Trustee of the Darien Land Trust since April 2004

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
      Director, Programs and Projects Committee Chair since 2010

      Museum Trustee Association

      National Trust for Historic Preservation
      Board of Advisors

      Roton Point Association Board of Directors
      Director since 2005, Vice President since 2008

      Darien Land Trust
      Trustee since 2004, Chair Governance, LTA Accreditation Committee since 2010

      Dahesh Museum of Art
      Trustee since 2002

      Weir Farm Art Center
      Trustee since 2000

      Weir Farm Heritage Trust, now Weir Farm Art Center
      Council of Overseers, 1995-1999

      Fairfield 2000 Homes Corporation
      Director, 1988-1998

      Stamford Waterside Development Corporation
      Director, 1989-1995

      Connecticut Preservation Action
      Director, 1982-1988, 1993-1994
    • Presentations


      "Hot Topics in Local Historic Preservation Law," co-presented with Sara C. Bronin, professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law and coauthor of Historic Preservation Law (2013) and Historic Preservation Law in a Nutshell (2014), webinar (10/19/2015)
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      "Jetties, Docks, Seawalls, Littoral Rights, Waterfront Homes, Spartina, and More," at Robinson & Cole's Coastal Considerations and Regulatory Reality Breakfast Seminar (7/14/2009)

    • News

      R+C in the News

      • November 2, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Participate in IMLA Webinar

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      • February 3, 2015

        Charlie Janson Speaks at Celebration Marking Dahesh Museum's 20th Anniversary and New Location on Upper East Side

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      • August 14, 2014

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Host Networking Event at 2014 ABA Annual Meeting

      • April 23, 2013

        Stamford Lawyers Elected as Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

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      • June 14, 2012

        LandLaw Lawyers Honor the Passing of Mentor Terry Tondro

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      • April 17, 2012

        Charles Janson Appointed to National Trust for Historic Preservation Board of Advisors

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      • June 29, 2011

        Three Robinson & Cole Attorneys Elected James W. Cooper Fellows

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      • September 28, 2010

        Robinson & Cole Attorneys Deliver Presentation on Insurance Impacts of New Condominium Legislation

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      • July 15, 2010

        Weir Farm Art Center and National Park Service Honor Charles Janson

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      • August 7, 2008

        Robinson & Cole Receives Silver CQIA Innovation Prize for SMaRT Program

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      • April 24, 2008

        Robinson & Cole Counsel Joins Connecticut Trust's Board of Trustees

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      R+C News Releases

      • October 25, 2010

        Robinson & Cole Real Estate Attorney Appointed to National Trust for Historic Preservation Board of Advisors

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