Laura Zaino is an appellate and trial advocate whose experience spans a broad range of practice areas. She represents individual and corporate clients in both state and federal court throughout all stages of the litigation process.
As a member of the firm's appellate practice group, Laura has handled a wide variety of appeals, including million dollar contract disputes, property boundary disputes, municipal liability and taxation issues, professional malpractice claims, foreclosure and personal injury matters. Laura also works closely with and assists trial counsel with preserving issues and perfecting the trial record for appeal.
Laura's trial practice includes the defense of personal injury, professional liability, premises liability and automobile claims. She also prosecutes and defends subrogation claims.
Laura is a member of the CBA and has served as the co-chair of the CBA's Young Lawyer's Section's Appellate Practice Committee.
Connecticut Bar Association
CBA-YLS Appellate Practice Committee (Past Co-chair)
H & S Secures Reversal on Municipal Tax Ruling
H & S Secures Judgment for State Marshal
Willamette Management Associates, Inc. v. Palczynski
Sawicki v. New Britain General Hosp.
Successful Outcome/ Representative Reported Decision: Picco et al. v. Town of Voluntown, et al, Conn.(2010)
Decorso v. Calderaro
Latex Foam Intern. Holdings, Inc. v. Richard N. Goldman & Co., 2007 WL 447916 (Conn. Super. Ct. January 26, 2007)(Langenbach, J.)
Hanks v. Powder Ridge Restaurant Corp., 276 Conn. 314, 885 A.2d 734 (2005)
Kramer v. Petisi, 91 Conn. App. 26, 879 A.2d 526 (2005)
Bloom v. Gershon, 271 Conn. 96, 856 A.2d 335 (2004)
Lostritto v. Community Action Agency of New Haven, Inc., 269 Conn. 10, 848 A.2d 418 (2004)
Weigold v. Patel, 81 Conn. App. 347, 840 A.2d 19, cert. denied 268 Conn. 918, 847 A.2d 314 (2004)
Don't Strike Out: Preserving Appellate Rights After a Motion to Strike
Occam's Razor Appellate Law Update, 04/02/2004