Meet Garrett

 

 

Garrett S. Flynn, Esq.

Overview

In college and in law school, Mr. Flynn focused his studies on the art and science of researching facts, analyzing competing points of view, and vigorously advocating a particular viewpoint. At George Washington University Law School, Mr. Flynn was elected the president of the Student Trial Lawyers Association and represented the GWU Law School in national trial competitions sponsored by the Association of Trial Lawyers Association and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.

After his admission to the bar in 1993, Mr. Flynn practiced in the litigation department of Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle, LLP in Washington, D.C. With terrific colleagues, Attorney Flynn represented and counseled clients on cutting-edge legal issues, including press freedom, antitrust law, and bank bailout legislation. In 1999, Mr. Flynn returned home to Connecticut to join another excellent group of attorneys at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP, representing clients in a variety of high-stakes matters, including politically-sensitive environmental litigation and commercial contract disputes.

In 2002, Mr. Flynn started his own law practice.

 

 

 

Education

George Washington University
Law School

Washington, D.C.
J.D., With Honors, 1993

College Of The Holy Cross
Worcester, Mass.
B.A. Political Science, 1990, Pi Sigma Alpha

Legal Experience

Law Offices of Garrett S. Flynn, LLC
West Hartford, Connecticut
(Nov. 2002 – Present)

LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP
Hartford, Connecticut
(Jan. 1999 – Oct. 2002)

Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle, LLP
Washington, D.C.
(Sept. 1993 – Dec. 1998).

More About Garrett

Bar Admissions

State of Connecticut, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Virginia; United States District Court for the State of Connecticut and other federal trial and appellate courts.

Selected Professional & Community Activities

Director, Hartford County Bar Association (2015 – present); Commissioner, Connecticut Legislative Commission on the Death Penalty (2001-2003); Life Fellow, James W. Cooper Fellows, Connecticut Bar Foundation; Trustee, John G. Martin Foundation (1998 – present); West Hartford Republican Women’s Club (2013 – present); West Hartford Republican Town Committee (2014 – present); Director, Hartford Golf Club (2009-2012, 2014); Trustee, University of Connecticut Law School Foundation (2006-2010); Barrister, Oliver Ellsworth American Inn of Court, Hartford, CT (2002-2005), Pupil, Edward Bennett Williams American Inn of Court (1996-1998); Past President, Holy Cross Club of Hartford (2003-2005); donor of Holy Cross Book Prize to Farmington (CT) High School (2008 – present); Director, Hartford Symphony Orchestra (2000-2006); Recipient, Connecticut Secretary of the State’s Public Service Award (2003); Connecticut Bar Association Pro Bono Honor Roll (2001); Chair, Golf Course Committee, 2008 United States Golf Association Girls’ Junior Championship.

Articles

“The Tempting Contingent Fee Case” ABA Litigation Journal (Winter 2013-14)


Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers® recognition is based on peer nominations and evaluations as well as third-party research (view full selection process here). Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.  Listing in a Super Lawyers® publication is not an indication that an attorney specializes in any particular practice area.  

In 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, the Business Edition of Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers identified the Law Offices of Garrett S. Flynn, LLC” as the “Top Law Firm” in Connecticut for Litigation in the solo attorney category. In each year since 2007, Mr. Flynn has been recognized in the Connecticut and New England editions of Super Lawyers as a leader in the practice area of Business Litigation. Important information about the Super Lawyers process is here.