Attorney Dunn grew up in West Hartford and currently resides in Farmington with his family. Attorney Dunn handles personal injury and litigation matters throughout the State of Connecticut, including clients in West Hartford, Farmington, Avon, Simsbury, Old Lyme, Hartford County, New Haven County, Middlesex County, New London County, and Litchfield County.
Philip R. Dunn, Jr. Since joining the firm in 1988, Attorney Dunn has concentrated in the litigation of tort and contract claims, as well as employment litigation involving wrongful discharge, Title VII discrimination actions and age discrimination cases. He has wide experience litigating premises liability claims, including lead paint litigation, and is one of the few attorneys in Connecticut to try a lead paint poisoning case to a defendant’s verdict. Attorney Dunn obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Fairfield University in 1985 and obtained his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Connecticut in 1988. He was admitted to the Connecticut bar in 1988, to the U.S. District Court, District of the Connecticut in 1989, and to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1995. He is a member of the Hartford County and Connecticut Bar Associations, as well as the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association. Attorney Dunn is frequently asked to act as an arbitrator and fact finder by the Judges of the Hartford and New Britain Superior Courts.
Attorney Dunn was an elected official in the Town of Farmington and served as the Chairman of the Town Plan and Zoning Commission for six years. He has also served as the Secretary of the Commission and its representative to the Capitol Region Council of Governments. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Hines v. Davis, 53 Conn. App. 836 (1999); Stack v. City of Hartford, 170 F.Supp.2d 288 (D.Conn. 2001); Stack v. Jaffee, 248 F.Supp.2d 100 (D.Conn 2003); Stack v. Perez, 248 F.Supp.2d 106 (D.Conn. 2003); Preston v. O’Rourke, 74 Conn. App. 301 (2002); Tarro v. Mastriani Realty, LLC, 142 Conn. App. 419 (2013).
Bachelor of Arts, Fairfield University, 1985
Doctorate of Jurisprudence, University of Connecticut, 1988
- Construction Litigation
- Insurance Defense
- 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 Probate
- Real Estate
- Insurance Coverage Litigation
- Land Use, Zoning, and Planning
- Legislative Representation and Lobbying