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Anne Peterson, a partner in Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey's litigation group, which was named a “highly recommended” Connecticut litigation team in Benchmark Litigation’s Guide To Leading Business Litigation Firms and Attorneys. She practices in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including construction law, contract disputes and business torts. In addition, Anne is part of a team that has handled complex matters involving claims under the federal False Claims Act. Anne also handles various municipal matters, including zoning and land use and defense of civil rights claims.


  • Successfully defended municipality in First Amendment challenge to local sign
    regulations brought by outdoor advertising company
  • Part of team that successfully defended owner in complex construction arbitration


  • Named  "New England Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Business Litigation, 2008
  • Selected for inclusion in Connecticut Super Lawyers  in the area of Business Litigation, 2009
  • Associate Editor, Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, 1997 and 1998


  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New Haven County Bar Association

Events & Speaking Engagements

Pro Bono Trials: Tips & Pointers from the Bench & Bar - Second Edition

8:00am United States District Court for the District of Connecticut

CBA Environmental Section’s 2nd Annual “Evening of Connecticut Environmental Leadership”

6:00pm Yale Peabody Museum