Brendan K. Nelligan, Partner

Brendan K. Nelligan Partner

Brendan K. Nelligan joined the firm following his graduation from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2013. In 2020, he joined the firm as partner. Attorney Nelligan concentrates his practice on the handling of motor vehicle and trucking accidents, medical malpractice matters, premises liability cases, and other complex civil disputes. He has substantial jury trial experience, having tried numerous cases to verdict, and regularly resolves disputes by way of arbitration, mediation, and settlement. 

Since 2018, Attorney Nelligan has been continuously recognized as a Connecticut Super Lawyers "Rising Star." In 2020, he was honored to be elected to the Connecticut Bar Association's House of Delegates by his peers. He is an active member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, where he has presented seminars on a variety of subjects. 

Attorney Nelligan 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. While a law student, he served as research editor for the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal.

Brendan is admitted to practice in all courts in the state of Connecticut as well as the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court. He is an active 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. In his spare time, he enjoys photography, cooking, and golf. 


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

Past Positions

  • Connecticut Public Defender's Office, Legal Intern 

Professional Associations

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

Current Employment Position

  • Associate, 2013 

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2013
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court, 2014