Richard A. Lord, Jr.

Rich’s practice has focused mainly in the area of insurance defense litigation, particularly legal malpractice, executive, professional and employers defense liability, uninsured/underinsured motorist benefits, premises liability, products liability, and automobile personal injury actions. Rich has also defended claims involving negligent security at local concert venues, wrongful death and catastrophic injuries.

While in law school, Rich served as Associate Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review and also was Vice President of the Mock Trial Society. He competed in various national mock trial competitions and was a member of the 1999 Regional Student Trial Advocacy Championship Team which went on to compete in the National Finals in New Orleans, Louisiana that year.

Rich is also an avid golfer and has qualified for numerous Connecticut State Golf Association Amateur events.  Rich also enjoys caddying in his spare time.  Over the past 25 years, Rich has caddied in many prestigious State and National events such as the US Amateur, US Mid Amateur, US Open Sectional, US Senior Amateur & US Senior Open Qualifying events.


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, JD, 2000
  • University of Connecticut, BA, 1996


  • Connecticut
  • United States District Court: District of Connecticut
  • United States Court of Appeals: Second Circuit

Professional Activities

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute