Bai, Pollock, Blueweiss & Mulcahey’s Municipal Law practice is devoted to representing municipalities in all types of litigation.   Currently, Michael S. Lynch serves as special counsel to the Newtown Zoning Board of Appeals.

Historically, the firm has worked with and defended the State of Connecticut and many towns within the State of Connecticut, including West Haven, Hamden, New Haven, Westport, Greenwich, Meriden, Shelton, Guilford, Stratford, Trumbull, North Haven, Wilton, Newtown, and Fairfield.   We have defended cases in both the state and federal courts and on appeal in the Connecticut Supreme Court, Appellate Court, and the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

The firm’s representation of municipalities includes offering counsel and representation regarding tort claims, school and education issues, as well as the myriad of other issues that confront municipalities, including zoning and land use.

A representative, but not exhaustive, list of appellate cases involving municipal liability and state highway defect cases includes:

Ferreira v. Pringle/East Lyme, 255 Conn. 330 (2001)

Brennan v. Fairfield, 58 Conn. App. 191 (2000); 255 Conn. 693 (2001)

Smith v. Edwards and Fairfield, 175 F.3d 99 (2d. Cir. 1999)

DiDomizio v. Frankel, 44 Conn. App. 597 (1997)

Sirot v. Burns, 37 Conn. App. 551 (1995)

Curry v. Burns, 225 Conn. 782 (1993)

Murray v. Frankel, 31 Conn. App. 752 (1993)

Warkentin v. Burns, 223 Conn. 14 (1992)

Kuchinski v. Burns, 23 Conn. App. 198 (1990)

Hall v. Burns, 213 Conn. 446 (1990)

Merola v. Burns, 21 Conn. App. 633 (1990)

Wu v. Fairfield, 204 Conn. 435 (1987)

For more information, please contact Michael S. Lynch at mlynch@baipollock.com.