Named one of Connecticut's
SuperLawyers for 2019




Kevin Shea is a trial and appellate lawyer with extensive experience in state and federal litigation.  In both private practice and as corporate litigation counsel for a Fortune 500 company, Kevin has successfully handled trials and appeals in state and federal courts, and has a broad range of experience in civil litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants, including personal injury, professional liability/malpractice, product liability, commercial litigation, civil rights, employment litigation and class actions. He has won verdicts in both jury and courtside trials, including verdicts of several million dollars on behalf of personal injury clients. Kevin has also successfully briefed and argued appeals before Connecticut appellate courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Kevin earned his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and served as an intern law clerk for the Honorable Alfred V. Covello, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut.  He is a Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation and has been selected as a Connecticut Super Lawyer every year since 2007.  Kevin was elected as Secretary and Member of the Zoning Commission in Westbrook, where he served from 1999 through 2003, and he was elected to and served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the First Congregational Church of Westbrook, until relocating to Madison, where he lives with his wife and daughters. 


University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D.,
magna cum laude, 1993 
University of Connecticut, B.S., 1988 


1993, Connecticut and U.S. District Court,
District of Connecticut;

2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit



  • American Bar Association 

  • Connecticut Bar Association

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

  • New Haven Country Bar Association

  • Connecticut  Bar Foundation (Fellow)



AV Peer Review Rated




Mr. Shea has been named among Connecticut Super Lawyers in Personal Injury every year since 2007.


William H. Clendenen, Jr.

Kevin C. Shea

Patrick T. Clendenen

Charles J. Donato

Joseph E. Boccia

Benjamin H. Levites

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