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Phone: (860) 278-4040
Fax:  (860) 527-2500
Address: 433 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT 06109

Wethersfield, CT Law Firm

Attorney O’Keefe grew up In Wethersfield and currently resides there with his family. Attorney O’Keefe handles personal injury and litigation matters throughout the State of Connecticut, including clients in Wethersfield, Rocky Hill, Middletown, Old Lyme, Hartford County, New Haven County, Middlesex County, New London County, and Litchfield County.

Peter K. O’Keefe has been a member of the Connecticut bar for over 35 years. He was admitted to the Connecticut bar and the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut in 1985, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1987, and to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1989. Attorney O’Keefe is a 1982 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and obtained his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Suffolk University, with honors, in 1985. Since joining the firm in 1985, Attorney O’Keefe’s practice has concentrated in all areas of litigation, including construction litigation, products liability, medical malpractice, municipal law and insurance defense. He has extensive experience as a mediator and arbitrator. Attorney O’Keefe has also presented seminars to insurance claims representatives as part of their continuing education. Attorney O’Keefe is a member of the Hartford County and Connecticut Bar Associations, the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, and the Defense Research Institute.


Attorney O’Keefe has been recognized as a Connecticut Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys in more than 70 areas of practice using a multiphase selection process that considers 15 separate indicators of peer recognition, professional achievement and ethical standards. The final selection for 2010 was made from a pool of 3,453 Connecticut attorneys, producing the final 2010 Connecticut Super Lawyers list of 865 attorneys. Founded in 1990, Law & Politics has been publishing the annual Super Lawyers lists since 1991. Super Lawyers is published in 50 states and the District of Columbia by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. For more information on the selection process and a complete list of attorneys selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, visit superlawyers.com.

Reported Cases

Taylor v. American Thread Co., 200 Conn. 108 (1986); C Fish Co. Ltd. v. Shugrue, 7 Conn. App. 561 (1986); Szachon v. Town of Windsor, 29 Conn.App. 791 (1992); Belliveau v. Stevenson, 123 F.3d 107 (2d Cir. 1997); Coelho v. ITT Hartford, 251 Conn. 106 (1999); Marshall v. O’Keefe, 55 Conn. App. 801 (1999); Team Rental Group v. ITT Hartford Group, 59 Conn. App. 110 (2000); Bradley v. Randall, 63 Conn. App. 92 (2001); Mozeleski v. Thomas, 76 Conn. App. 287, cert. denied, 264 Conn. 904 (2003).

Bar Admissions

Connecticut, 1985

U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1985

U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1987

U.S. Supreme Court, 1989


College of the Holy Cross, 1982

Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Suffolk University, with honors, 1985

Practice Areas

  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Municipal Law
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Slip and Falls
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Wills and Probabte
  • Real Estate
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Land Use, Zoning and Planning