Kaitlin A. Kontyko

Associate

Profile

Kaitlin focuses her practice on the areas of insurance defense matters and public entity defense. She also advises insurance carriers in connection with coverage matters. As a part of the firm’s public entity defense group, Kaitlin represents law enforcement officers, boards of education, public officials, land use commissions, and all other municipal agents and employees. She defends general and professional liability claims, including negligence, nuisance, highway defect, and civil rights claims, including claims brought under 42 U.S.C 1983 and the Fair Housing Act. She is also a part of the Appellate Practice group, preparing briefs to the Connecticut appellate courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Prior to joining the Firm, Kaitlin clerked for the Honorable Alfred V. Covello, Senior United States District Court Judge for the District of Connecticut. During law school, she was an articles editor of the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal and served as an intern at the Connecticut Fair Housing Center, the Connecticut Office of the Attorney General, and Legal Services NYC.

Kaitlin resides in West Hartford. Outside of the office, she enjoys running and hiking with her dog, cycling, and reading historical fiction novels.