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Mary Ann Connors

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Bridgeport: (203) 331-8888
Danbury: (203) 744-4707
Middletown: (860) 343-1051

1000 Lafayette Boulevard
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604

Best Lawyers Award Badge The National Trial Lawyers Super Lawyers 5 Years - Mary Ann Connors

Since Mary Ann Connors earned her degree from the University of Connecticut School Of Law in 1987, her skillful advocacy and thorough preparation has resulted in many favorable settlements and verdicts. Her extensive trial experience encompasses medical malpractice, products liability, motor vehicle torts and wrongful death.

Mary Ann currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Connecticut Trial Lawyers. She has served as a court-appointed arbitrator for the Connecticut Superior Court since 1999, hearing cases and rendering decisions. Mary Ann has spoken at continuing legal education seminars on topics from products liability to negotiation.

"We are committed to protecting the rights of those who have suffered injustice through the conduct of others. Our team approach ensures that each client benefits from our collective experience and talents, as well as the individualized attention that has established our reputation in the legal community."

Education

J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, 1987
Law Journal: University of Connecticut International Law Journal, Executive Editor, 1985 - 1986
Law Journal: University of Connecticut International Law Journal, Notes and Comments Editor, 1986 - 1987

B.A., University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 1984
Honors: Magna Cum Laude Honors: with Honors

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Connecticut, 1987
U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1988
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Connecticut Superior Court
Arbitrator

Connecticut Bar Associations

American Bar Associations

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 2004 - 2005
Secretary

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1996 - Present
Member, Board of Governors

American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)

The National Women Trial Lawyers

U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

Bridgeport Bar Association

Middlesex County Bar Association

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Honors/Awards

Connecticut Super Lawyers ®, Connecticut Magazine, 2007-2008, 2011-2015 - Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

The American Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2008

The American Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2009

The American Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2010

The American Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2011

The National Trial Lawyers (formerly the American Trial Lawyers) Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Listed in Best Lawyers in America ®, Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs: all editions since 2015.

Published Works

The Legal Framework of a Products Liability Case in Connecticut (Co-author), Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 65, No. 5, Oct., 1993

The Trials and Tribulations of 220 (D) (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 12, No. 1, Jan., 1994

Supreme and Appellate Court Review 1994, (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 12, No. 6, November/December, 1994

Supreme and Appellate Court Review 1995, (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 13, No. 4, July/August, 1995

Supreme and Appellate Court Review 1996, (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 14, No. 1, January/February, 1996

Supreme and Appellate Court Review 1996-1997, (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 15, No. 4, July/August, 1997

Supreme and Appellate Court Review 1998, (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 16, No. 4, July/August, 1998

Classes/Seminars Taught

Speaker, Products Liability, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, May, 1993

Speaker, Premises Liability, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Speaker, Proving Perplexing Injuries, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, November 16, 1996

Speaker, How to Make $$$ on Low Impact, Connective Tissue Cases, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, April 4, 1998

Speaker, Annual Legal Support Staff Seminar, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, April 28, 2000

Co-Chair/Speaker, The Art of Negotiation, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, November 14, 2003

Speaker, Recognizing and Proving the Invisible Injury, Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation, Inc., May 16, 2008

Co-chair/speaker, Mediation Success: Negotiation Techniques That Work, Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation, October 24, 2008

Speaker, Success at Mediation, Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation, April 8, 2011.

Past Employment Positions

Cohen and Wolf, P.C., 1987 - 1998