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Jeffrey I. Fialky
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"I have a practical approach to counseling my clients, which derives from the results-oriented nature of my practice. Working with business owners and lending institutions, my greatest professional satisfaction is directly related to the successes of my clients."

Jeffrey is chair of the firm's corporate and commercial department, and is also a member of the municipal department. He specializes in sophisticated business, financing, and commercial real estate transactions, representing the interests of business owners and lending institutions, as well as municipalities and landowners. A former Assistant District Attorney in Hampden County, Jeffrey joined the firm after nearly a decade in Eastern Massachusetts where he held senior attorney positions within some of the country's most prominent Fortune 100 telecommunications and cable television companies. He has extensive experience in business, banking, commercial, real estate, estate planning, municipal, and telecommunications law.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1995
  • Maine

Education

  • Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1994
  • University of New Hampshire
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: English/Philosophy

Awards, Achievements & Appointments

  • Best Lawyer, Commercial & Finance, Best Lawyers of America, 2016-2019
  • Young Professionals Award, Massachusetts Non-Profit Network (MNN), 2011
  • BusinessWest Difference Makers Award, YPS Board, 2009
  • 40 Under Forty Award, BusinessWest, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Assistant Treasurer, Board of Trustees, Springfield Museums, 2012-Present
  • Chair, Development Committee, Springfield Museums, 2010-2015
  • Board of Directors, Springfield Chamber of Commerce, 2007-Present
  • Chair, Board of Directors, Springfield Chamber of Commerce, 2013-2016
  • Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Springfield Chamber of Commerce, 2011-2013
  • Board of Directors, United Way of Pioneer Valley, 2010-2016

Seminar: Franchise Ownership as a Career Alternative, Investment, or Both November 16, 2011

Seminar: Generation Next is here: Are You Ready? April 27, 2011

Seminar: Ethics, Legal Issues and the New 990 October 28, 2009

Lecturer: ­Ask the Experts – Legal Issues Regarding Non-Profit and Charitable Corporations, Association of Fundraising Professionals, October 2008

Lecturer: Preparing for Franchise Re-negotiations/Cable Companies & PEG Funding, March 2008

Lecturer: Successfully Starting a Small Business, MCLE, 2007

Jeffrey has spoken on a number of industry panels regarding municipal rights-of-way issues arising out of telecommunications and cellular tower location, state telecommunications regulation, and the privacy implications arising out of the USA Patriot Act.