Civil Attorneys with Solid Experience in Connecticut’s Court Systems

CT Court HouseDeakin Edwards & Clark’s defense attorneys work with a variety of insurers covering a wide variety of risks – professional liability including medical malpractice, admiralty, municipal liability, product liability and premises liability, as well as personal and commercial liability. We also handle complex first and third party insurance coverage disputes.

The Deakin Edwards & Clark advantage is that insurance carriers get cost effective and high-quality legal representation on behalf of their insureds, in the most difficult and complex cases. We strive for the best results for defendants, from commencement of litigation through trial.

We also serve as Local Counsel in Connecticut state and federal courts, assisting outside counsel in a wide variety of disputes. All of our trial lawyers have appeared before the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Defense Attorney Michael Deakin – Insurance Defense

Michael Deakin, Defense AttorneyMichael’s long career in civil and insurance defense litigation includes extensive appellate work. He has tried dozens of jury and bench trials to verdict in both federal and state court in Connecticut. Michael has a wide perspective on cases involving exposure in excess of $10 million. He has also tried cases involving catastrophic injury and wrongful death. He has the background and experience to bring any case to trial.
Michael Deakin’s Bio

Defense Attorney Peter Clark – Insurance Defense & Alternative Dispute Resolution

Peter Clark, Alternative Dispute ResolutionPeter’s reputation as one of Connecticut’s best trial lawyers is well known. This experience also makes him a sought-after legal resource for Alternative Dispute Resolution.  He assists other attorneys with difficult cases, serving as the mediator or arbitrator to bring cases to resolution while avoiding the cost and risk associated with jury trials. Working in the Federal and State Courts since 1975, Peter has handled hundreds of cases including personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice, insurance coverage, municipal liability, and unfair trade practices.
Peter Clark’s Bio

  • Our Attorneys

    Peter Clark
    Defense Attorney
    Michael Deakin
    Defense Attorney
    Paul Edwards
    Plaintiff Attorney
    J. Timothy Deakin, of Counsel
    Plaintiff Attorney

    Success with Deakin, Edwards & Clark

    Results and Verdicts
    Refer a Case
    Alternate Dispute Resolution

    How We Work

    Our firm is founded on relationships of high integrity - with members of the Connecticut judicial system, and with our clients. Our style is defined by perseverance, and a principled commitment to winning our cases. We uphold the highest standards of legal work, and are selective about the cases we will take on.