R. Bartley Halloran

R. Bartley Halloran

Of Counsel
Hartford, Connecticut

Founder and Senior Partner of Halloran & Halloran, Bart Halloran has practiced law for over 35 years. Since obtaining his law degree from the University of Connecticut, Attorney Halloran has served as the lead attorney in over 2,225 mediations, arbitrations, and other civil matters. He has tried in excess of 200 cases to verdict. He has argued numerous appeals in the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts as well as the Second Circuit. Attorney Halloran has been appointed to numerous governmental positions including Chairman of the Capital City Economic Development Authority.

In 2007, Attorney Halloran was appointed to serve as District Counsel to the Metropolitan District Commission. As District Counsel, he supervises all aspects of the two billion dollar Clean Water Program.

Attorney Halloran is also active in numerous bar associations. Most recently, he was elected as a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. The Academy limits memberships to 500 fellows from the United States.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Civil Litigation
  • 20% Business Transactions
  • 5% Commercial and Corporate Litigation- Plaintiff
  • Commercial and Corporate Litigation- Defendent
  • 5% Criminal Defense
  • 5% Employment Law- Employee Representation
  • 5% Employment Law- Management Representation
  • 5% Environmental Regulatory

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1975


  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • J.D.
  • Georgetown University
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Major: Economics

Representative Cases

  • Nastalczyk v. General Tire
  • Rock Acquisition Limited Partnership v. State of CT/DOT
  • Gemme v. Schreiber
  • Yaskowitz v. Gassner

Representative Clients

  • L'Ambiance Plaza Litigation
  • Colonial Realty Litigation
  • State Police Litigation
  • Ebenstein Litigation

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV Peer Review Rated
  • Listed as Super Lawyer in Connecticut Super Lawyers in the Area of General Litigation
  • Listed in Hartford Magazine's Greater Hartford Top Litigation Attorneys
  • Elected to serve on the American Association for Justice Board of Governors, 1988 - 1996
  • Elected to serve as President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1985 - 1987
  • Elected to serve as Vice-President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1984 - Present
  • Elected to serve as Treasurer of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1984 - Present
  • Elected to serve as Chairman of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Legislative Committee, 1982 - 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Member, 1976 - Present
  • Board of Governors, 1980 - Present
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2012 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 1987 - Present
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers, 1976 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, 1975 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, 1975 - Present
  • Hartford County Bar Association, 1975 - Present
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1985 - Present