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Practice Areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
    37 years
  2. Probate: 25%
    37 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 25%
    22 years



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Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Mark Daniel Sherman

    I have worked with Mark and his partners for over 10 years. There are not many Connecticut trial lawyers who are as well-versed in Connecticut state and local trial practice procedures than Mark Carta. His million dollar verdicts for his clients speak for themselves. I routinely refer complicated civil litigation matters, and sensitive employment matters to him. I highly recommend him.


    Mark Sherman Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James C Riley

    One of the top commercial and employment litigators in CT, as evidenced by his recent jury verdict against IBM. Also has strong experience in contested probate matters. Thoughtful, prepared and an excellent communicator (both written and oral advocacy). Skilled and experienced. Mark is a true professional, a great advocate for his clients, and a credit to the bar.


    James Riley Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Carta McAlister & Moore,LLC

1120 Post Road
Darien, CT, 06820-4519



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Employment Super LawyerNew England Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Top Labor & Employment LawyerAmerican Lawyer2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerCarta McAlister & Moore,LLP2012 - Present
PartnerRucci, Burnham, Carta & Edelberg, LLP1996 - 2011
PartnerWhitman Breed Abbott & Morgan1994 - 1996
PartnerWhitman & Ransom1985 - 1994
AssociateWhitman & Ransom1978 - 1985
Federal Law Clerk, The Honorable T.F. Gilroy DalyUnited States District Court Dist. Of Conn.1977 - 1978
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Fairfield County Bar AssociationCo-Chair Employment Section2014 - Present
LEGUSMember2009 - Present
ADR CenterMediator & Arbitrator2009 - Present
James W. Cooper Fellows Program - CBAFellow2005 - Present
A Better Chance of WiltonFounding Member, Legal Counsel, Past President2004 - Present the wayPast President2003 - 2006
Connectcut U.S. District CourtSpecial Master1994 - Present
Associate Editor of Law ReviewUniversity of Connecticut School of Law1976 - 1977
Connecticut Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Castelluccio v. IBMJury verdict for plaintiff on age discrimination claim, affirmed by the court with Judgment entering for over $ 3.7 million .
Bayer v. ShowMotionSuccessful appeal to the Connecticut Supreme Court
Kosinski v. CarrWon at trial and on appeal
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Publication NameTitleDate
Darien News ReviewNegotiating Your Severance Agreement2003
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of PennsylvaniaLiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Employment Discrimination & Relatiation ClaimsAge Discrimination Claims2014
Fairfield County Bar AssociationMediation... Best Practices2010
Annual forum on legal managementAlternate Dispute Resolution1993