Leslie Aceto joined Zeldes, Needle & Cooper in 1988. Ms. Aceto represents clients in all facets of real estate development, transfer, and land use.


For clients engaged in both commercial and residential real estate development, Ms. Aceto has handled the acquisition of raw land, contractual negotiations with lenders and construction companies, interaction with public officials, troubleshooting implementation issues, and facilitation of sale or rental of the finished product.


Ms. Aceto has been involved in substantial development projects. For example, she recently completed the establishment of a high-end residential condominium, a project she guided from land acquisition through the creation of a common interest association and to the final sale of units.


Ms. Aceto also represents commercial landlords and tenants regarding the leasing of Connecticut facilities, including the representation of commercial entities with multiple in-state properties.



Boston College (1984)

University of Connecticut School of Law (1988)



Bar Admissions

Connecticut (1989)

U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut (1989)




Bridgeport Bar Association

Connecticut Bar Association

American Bar Association

New Haven Bar Association

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