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Michael Lettiero


Mike focuses his practice on complex insurance coverage matters. He provides coverage opinions and handles coverage litigation in state and federal courts. Mike’s practice encompasses insurance coverage analysis and advocacy on matters involving liability claims, construction defect claims, first party property disputes, complex claims, and bad faith. He has handled many construction defect coverage claims where there are competing claims for additional insured status among various contractors. He has provided coverage counsel and representation for commercial, homeowners, and professional liability insurers. These cases frequently involve the depositions of expert witnesses, apportionments of “fault,” and underlying issues that stretch back years.

Mike is also an experienced professional liability and general liability defense litigator who has represented clients in state and federal courts across the country. He has extensive experience defending clients in actions involving insurance broker liability, personal injury, product liability, and trucking accidents. He has been involved in trucking cases across the country.

A native of Hamden, CT, Mike earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law where he graduated with honors. During law school, was a research assistant for Professor Tom Baker and assisted with research for a 50-state survey on liability risks for after-hours use of public school property. Also, while in law school, he also interned for Judge Peter Dorsey of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Mike attended Villanova University for his undergraduate degree.

Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters. He is an avid fan of the New York Yankees and Villanova Wildcats. Mike is a runner and has run two marathons. He is an avid traveler and his favorite place to visit is Sicily.