Hugh D. Hughes brings to SDV a wealth of experience in complex litigation including a successful appellate practice, having argued a wide variety of issues before the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts. In the last five years alone, Hugh has had nearly 30 reported appellate decisions in Connecticut, earning him a Super Lawyers' designation in appellate work each year since 2015.
Hugh's concentration in insurance law makes him an outstanding addition to our team. His representation of clients includes coverage issues involving exclusions for assault and battery, workers' compensation and employment and intentional torts, as well as UM/UIM and CUTPA claims. Hugh is on the Executive Committee of, and is a Legislative Liaison for, the Insurance Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, a role which allows him to stay abreast of legislation concerning insurance law in the state.
Hugh was a member of Law Review while in law school and upon graduation, he spent a year as a Law Clerk to Justice Francis McDonald, former Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court. He and his family currently reside in Trumbull, Connecticut.