Premier New England Trial Attorneys
Hartford Office
Our Location 750 Main Street
Suite 100

Hartford, CT 06103
Phone Number 203-769-3111

Hartford Trial Attorneys

A Premier Hartford Insurance Defense Law Firm

When your or your insured’s business is faced with a lawsuit, you can turn to Melick & Porter, LLP to provide you with effective solutions and defenses. Our attorneys care about your business’s future. We act quickly once we take on a case to investigate and we use our resources to build a defense strategy that works for you. When you work with our team, you can rest assured knowing that your interests come first. Our lawyers serve clients throughout New England, including Hartford, Connecticut and the surrounding communities of Newington, Cromwell, Middletown, and beyond.

Our Legal Services

Lawsuits should be treated seriously and with careful attention to detail. Our lawyers know that your business is affected by these claims, which is why we work efficiently to combat them and obtain optimal results. We have worked with countless employers and insurance companies over the years and understand the nuances of your industry.

Meet Our Attorneys

Our attorneys have years of experience defending complex civil litigation matters and have represented clients in federal and state courts. We have represented national organizations and universities, as well small restaurants and sports facilities. No legal matter is too simple or too complicated for our team to handle.

Our Hartford-based lawyers include:

You deserve to be represented by a lawyer who understands your situation and knows how to defend you from claims.

Nationally-Recognized & Award-Winning Trial Attorneys

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    Michael J. Mazurczak


    Maz has been at Melick & Porter his entire legal career. He began as a Law Clerk in the summer of 1988 and joined the firm as an Associate in the fall of 1989. Maz has extensive experience in complex civil litigation matters, representing clients in both federal and state courts for over 30 years. A significant portion of his practice involves employment law and includes providing major national corporations with oversight and defense of their employment litigation.

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    Brian C. Davis


    Brian is a partner in Melick & Porter's Boston office. He focuses his practice on defending individual and corporate clients in complex civil litigation matters including general liability, hospitality and restaurant litigation, entertainment and sports litigation, construction litigation, and transportation litigation. He is admitted to the state and federal court of Massachusetts.

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    Carolyn M. Miller


    Carolyn is a partner at Melick & Porter's Boston office. Carolyn joined the firm in 2014, after having worked at another Boston insurance defense firm for over five years. Carolyn has extensive experience in defending individual and corporate clients in a wide variety of complex multi-party construction-related matters, including personal injury, wrongful death and breach of contract claims in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts.
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    Robert T. Treat


    Rob concentrates his practice on premises liability, professional liability, explosion, construction injury and worker’s compensation matters. Rob’s most notable defense verdicts in civil jury trials include: a negligent product distribution claim by a waitress whose face was burned by flaming brandy flambé spilled on her by a chef performing a “Strawberry Flambe” on stage.

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    Lauren S. Fackler


    Lauren is a Partner in the firm’s Boston office. Her practices focus on defending employment practices liability matters involving a variety of issues, including harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. She also handles professional liability, general liability, and insurance coverage matters. Lauren represents clients in both state and federal courts as well as before state and federal agencies.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Client-Centered Approach
  • Well-Qualified & Accomplished Firm
  • Nationally Recognized Super Lawyers®
  • Seasoned Litigators & Appellate Attorneys
  • High-End Legal Representation
  • Track Record Of Client Success