Kelly E. Petter

Kelly E. Petter

Contact Information
T. 860-247-0644
F. 860-247-0653
100 Pearl Street, 11th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103


Ms. Petter’s practice focuses on premises liability, construction defect, trucking litigation, professional liability and insurance coverage analysis.  Ms. Petter brings significant courtroom experience and has successfully served as lead counsel in bench and jury trials.

Her bar admissions include the State of Connecticut (2011), the United States District Court, District of Connecticut (2015) and the State of New York (2017), United States District Court, Southern District of New York (2017), United States District Court, Eastern District of New York (2017), the United States District Court, Northern District of New York (2017), and the United States District Court, Western District of New York (2017).

Ms. Petter received her J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2011, graduating cum laude and earning numerous awards including the Dean of Students Awards and the Excellence in Clinical Work Award. She served as President of the Student Bar Association, Executive Vice President of the Mock Trial Honor Society and as Associate Editor of the Quinnipiac Health Law Journal.

In 2008, she earned a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Political Science and International Relations from Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

She is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association and Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM).

Select Cases / Wins

Favorable Verdict / Dog Bite Action
Summary Judgment Granted / Fall Outside Restaurant

Recent Articles

Recent Developments in Design Defect Liability Cases under Connecticut Products Liability Act (2017)