Brendan K. Nelligan

Brendan K. Nelligan

Associate since 2013
New Haven, Connecticut
888-522-7144 (Toll Free)

Brendan K. Nelligan joined Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge as an associate in 2013 after working at the firm as a law clerk during law school. He concentrates his practice on personal injury and civil litigation, including motor vehicle and trucking accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability and products liability. Additionally, he has experience in handling appellate matters.

Attorney Nelligan was born in Winsted, Connecticut, and is a lifelong Connecticut resident. He graduated magna cum laude from Providence College and is an honors graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he concentrated his studies on trial practice and tort litigation. While a law student, he served as research editor for the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal. Prior to working at the firm, he worked as a legal intern at the Connecticut Public Defender's Office.

Brendan is admitted to practice in all courts in the state of Connecticut as well as the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court. He is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the New Haven County Bar Association, the Litchfield County Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and the American Association of Justice.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2013

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2013
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court, 2014


  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Trial Practice
    • Major: Tort Litigation
    • Law Journal: Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, Research Editor, 2012 - 2013
  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2010
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member
  • Litchfield County Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Connecticut Public Defender's Office, Legal Intern