Dan E. LaBelle: Lawyer with Halloran & Sage LLP

Dan E. LaBelle

Hartford,  CT  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Environmental & Land Use
  • Criminal Defense
University Colgate University, B.A., 1977
Law SchoolAlbany Law School of Union University, J.D., 1980
Admitted1981, New York; 1987, Connecticut; 1987, District of Connecticut; 1981, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1996, Circuit Court of Appeals
Memberships Connecticut Bar Association; New York City Bar Association.

BornHartford, Connecticut, May 7, 1955

Dan LaBelle practices in the Firm's Westport office in the areas of civil and criminal litigation and environmental law. His experience includes general commercial litigation, the defense of professional liability, products liability and general liability claims, and the defense of individuals and corporations in criminal cases. Dan has conducted dozens of trials to verdict, both civil and criminal matters in both the state and federal courts. Criminal experience includes representation of individuals and organizations in grand jury investigations and white collar cases relating to accounting fraud, bank fraud, tax fraud and antitrust, as well as the defense of indigent defendants in the federal court.

Dan serves as counsel to the Connecticut Bar Examining Committee and as a member of the Criminal Justice Act assigned counsel panel in the federal court for the District of Connecticut. He is a former Manhattan Assistant District Attorney and he continues to practice in New York as well as in Connecticut.

Rep Matters

Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority v. Refuse Gardens, 229 Conn. 455 (1994)

Phillip v. Fairfield University, 118 F.3d 131 (2nd Cir. 1997)

Sanitary Services Corporation v. Meehan, 235 Conn. 393 (1955)

United States v. Abu-Jihaad, 630 F.3d 102 (2nd Cir. 2010), cert den. __ U.S. __, 131 S.Ct. 3062 (2011)

United States v. Bouyea, 152 F.3d 192 (2nd Cir. 1998)

Scott v. Bar Examining Committee, 220 Conn. 393 (1992)

Elections Review Com. Of Eighth Utilities Dist. v. Freedom of Information Commission, 219 Conn. 685 (1991)

Friedman v. Conn. Bar Examining Comm., 77 Conn. App. 526, appeal dismissed, 270 Conn. 457 (2004)

Middlesex Ins. Co. v. Rady, 34 Conn. App. 679 (1994)

Sponzo v. Zoning Board of Appeals, 18 Conn. App. 814, appeal dismissed, 211 Conn. 808 (1989)

Fuji Film USA Inc., 640 F. Supp.2d 300 (SDNY 2009)

United States v. Abu-Jihaad, 600 F.Supp.2d 362 (DConn 2009)

Contois v. Able Industries, 523 F.Supp.2d 155 (DConn 2007)

Machnik v. Buffalo Pumps, Inc., 506 F.Supp.2d 99 (DConn 2007)

United States v. Estrada, 430 F.3d 606 (2nd Cir. 2005)


Connecticut Bar Association

New York City Bar Association

Federal Bar Council

 (Resident, Westport Office)


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Dan E. LaBelle

225 Asylum Street
HartfordCT 06103


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