Dan E. LaBelle: Lawyer with Halloran & Sage LLP

Dan E. LaBelle

Hartford,  CT  U.S.A.

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  • 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; 1982, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 2010, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; 1987, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1984, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


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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.

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Firm Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Resident, Westport Office)

Reported CasesRepresentative Matter: 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)

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Dan E. LaBelle

225 Asylum Street
HartfordCT 06103


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