11.04.2019 | News

Hassett & Donnelly Elevates Wood and Petter to Partner


November 1, 2019 – Hassett & Donnelly, P.C., a premier civil litigation firm with offices throughout New England and in New York, is pleased to announce that James C. Wood and Kelly E. Petter have each been elevated to partner.

Mr. Wood, of Somerville, Massachusetts, handles a wide range of complex matters including construction defect, municipal liability and general liability litigation. Jim has successfully litigated numerous high-stakes matters including claims for property damage arising from fire and gas explosions, as well as catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases.

“Jim is an accomplished attorney with extensive experience in the courtroom,” said David Hassett, Managing Partner.

Ms. Petter, of Middletown, Connecticut, works out of the Hartford, Connecticut location of Hassett & Donnelly, P.C. She has been named as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine for the past two years. Kelly has an impressive track record of success handling insurance coverage, general liability and construction defect matters. She is currently involved in multiple class action cases involving crumbling concrete and has authored articles addressing recent changes in cyber security and data breach litigation.

“Kelly is a talented and dedicated lawyer who continues to distinguish herself as a valuable member of our growing firm,” said Hassett.

Hassett & Donnelly, P.C. is a premier civil litigation firm with offices throughout New England and in New York, concentrating in complex civil litigation, product liability, toxic tort, insurance coverage and construction defect litigation.

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