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Peter J. Ponziani

Peter J. Ponziani


CT – Hartford area
T: 860.413.2710 | F: 860.413.2801


Peter’s practice is dedicated to the insurance industry, its insureds and private corporations. His practice includes personal injury and products liability litigation, transportation litigation, construction litigation, extra contractual litigation, toxic tort litigation and dram shop litigation.

Following law school, Peter worked as a Deputy Assistant State’s Attorney and later as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Hartford Judicial District where he prosecuted and tried numerous misdemeanor and felony cases. He successfully prosecuted one of the first cases to be presented under what was then a new statute entitled, “Manslaughter in the Second Degree with a Motor Vehicle.” In 1985 Peter entered private practice with an established Hartford defense firm, and later joined Litchfield Cavo LLP in 2001.


  • Springdale Donuts, Inc. v. Aetna Cas. & Sur. Co. of IL, 247 Conn. 801 (1999)
  • Lucenti v. Laviero, et al., 327 Conn. 764 (2018)