Brian  O'Donnell

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c (860) 983-4909

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  • State of Connecticut, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 1995
  • Wesleyan University, B.A., 1979


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Brian O'DonnellStockholder

Brian O’Donnell is a Stockholder in the Litigation Practice Area. He handles commercial disputes of all types, including contract and tort disputes between companies, disputes among shareholders of closely held companies and employment disputes. Brian also often litigates probate disputes, including will contests and disputes about the performance of trustees and the meaning of trust agreements. He handles disputes involving health care providers, including physician practice shareholder disputes, employment claims and hospital credentialing actions. Brian also has experience with environmental, real estate, securities fraud, and insurance and reinsurance litigation, as well as construction disputes. He has defended complex class actions in state and federal courts across the country. Brian has tried cases concerning contract claims, shareholder disagreements, will contests, environmental contamination, employment, alleged copyright infringement, easement rights, estate management, reinsurance, tax assessments, alleged legal malpractice, and federal price regulations. He has practiced in the appellate courts of Connecticut and other jurisdictions, and is experienced in administrative proceedings, mediation and arbitration.

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Committee on Professionalism
  • American Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association, Board of Directors and Federal Practice Section Co-Chair
  • Oliver Ellsworth American Inn of Court

Community Involvement and Other Pursuits

  • Member, Tariffville Water Commission
  • The Hartt School, Board of Trustees (Former Member)

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