Melicent B. Thompson

Melicent B. Thompson

Local Managing Partner

Office: CT – Hartford area | GA – Atlanta
T: 860-413-2712 F: 860-413-2801


Melicent has over twenty years of experience as a litigator and corporate counselor. She has broad litigation experience in Connecticut and Georgia state and federal courts in the areas of business disputes, professional and executive liability claims, defense of educational and financial institutions, employment law and general liability issues. Her insurance coverage law practice encompasses all areas of coverage advice in both the first and third party contexts and related litigation services, including declaratory judgment actions, defense of bad faith claims, and reinsurance matters. Melicent also has substantial appellate court experience, having briefed and argued appeals before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and both the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts.


  • Recall Total Information Management, Inc. et al. v. Federal Insurance Company et al., 317 Conn. 46, 115 A.3d 458 (2015)
  • Gartner, Inc. v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 415 F. App’x 282 (2d Cir. 2011)
  • Vermont Mut. Ins. Co. v. Walukiewicz, 290 Conn. 582, 966 A.2d 672 (2009)
  • Royal Indem. Co. v. Terra Firma, Inc., 287 Conn. 183, 947 A.2d 913 (2008)
  • In re Cultrera, 360 B.R. 28 (Bankr. D. Conn. 2007)
  • Acadia Ins. Co. v. Am. Crushing & Recycling, LLC, 475 F. Supp. 2d 168 (D. Conn. 2007)
  • Konover Const. Corp. v. Royal Indem. Co., 399 F. Supp. 2d 130 (D. Conn. 2005)
  • Cantonbury Heights Condo. Ass’n, Inc. v. Local Land Dev., LLC, 273 Conn. 724, 873 A.2d 898 (2005)