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Ms. Rossi has over 19 years of trial and litigation experience. Throughout the course of her career, in various state and federal courts throughout the country, Ms. Rossi has handled, and continues to handle, a variety of litigation matters, including those involving: breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of good faith and fair dealing, partnership disputes, unfair and deceptive trade practices, shareholder derivative actions, violations of various state and federal statutes designed to protect consumers, trademark infringement, class actions, construction litigation, personal injury, premises liability, professional malpractice and employment litigation. Also, Ms. Rossi regularly represents a federally insured bank that is the United States based credit arm of one of the largest banks in the world in various litigation and arbitration matters. Ms. Rossi has experience handling all phases of litigation, from commencement through trial and appeals.

In the summer of 2010, in recognition of her trial skills, Ms. Rossi was selected as a faculty member at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy’s (NITA) flagship national program held in Louisville, Colorado. There, she taught trial skills to lawyers seeking to improve their in-court trial abilities. At this program, Ms. Rossi was one of approximately 20 lawyers and judges from across the country chosen by NITA to teach at the program. Since 2010, Ms. Rossi was a faculty member and Assistant Team Leader at NITA’s National Trial Session in Boulder, Colorado in the summer of 2012, and was a faculty member of NITA’s Deposition Skills program in Boston, Massachusetts in September of 2012. Ms. Rossi has been a faculty member with NITA since 2010. She has been teaching lawyers trial skills since 1997.

In addition, since 2010, Ms. Rossi lectured at the Connecticut Bar Association Annual Conferences in Hartford, Connecticut on behalf of the Consumer Law Section of the CBA.  Over the past several years, Ms. Rossi has written and spoken extensively on matters of consumer law, regionally in the Northeast and elsewhere. Her writings have been published not only in Connecticut, but nationally as well.

Before forming her own firm in April of 2010, Ms. Rossi was a lawyer with Robinson & Cole LLP in Hartford, Connecticut. There, she was Chairperson of the Consumer Financial Services Team, a subgroup of that firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group. She also served as a Coach to a designated trial training team in that firm’s in-house trial training program during 2008 and 2009, also lecturing during that program on direct examination, cross examination and the introduction of evidence. Before that, Ms. Rossi was a lawyer with Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP, and was a partner with Dennis, Corry, Porter & Smith LLP, both located in Atlanta, Georgia.

It was in 1995, however, that Ms. Rossi commenced her legal career in Boston, Massachusetts, working for a boutique litigation firm. It was there that her trial skills were primed by a few of the best trial lawyers in the Commonwealth, teaching her valuable lessons that she has carried with her over the course of her career.

Ms. Rossi is admitted to practice in Connecticut, Georgia, Massachusetts, and New York. In addition to obtaining the highest overall AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubbell, Ms. Rossi also has achieved the highest rating from where she is rated as Superb, and she was selected as a Connecticut Super Lawyer in 2013.


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
    21 years
  2. Arbitration: 15%
    6 years
  3. Personal Injury: 15%

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  • James F Aspell

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Rossi is a seasoned and effective litigator with years of experience handling high exposure cases, often on behalf of high profile clients. Her results are impressive and she practices with exceptional professionalism and attention to detail.


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    Jenn is an exceptionally talented lawyer. She is a phenomenal advocate for her clients and adheres to the highest ethical standards in all aspects of her practice. She knows how to try a case. She is well-respected by her peers as well as judges. I have known Jenn professionally for over 11 years and unconditionally recommend her for the highest rating. A consummate professional.


    Michael Defrank Commercial real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Law Office of Jennifer Rossi LLC

104 Pioneer Drive
West Hartford, CT, 06117

104 Pioneer Drive
West Hartford, CT, 06117



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GAActive Member in Good Standing 199808/05/2016
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2013 Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
2013 Connecticut Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
AV PreeminentMartindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Jennifer Rossi LLC2010 - Present
Faculty MemberNational Institute For Trial Advocacy2010 - Present
AttorneyRobinson & Cole LLP2007 - 2010
AttorneyKilpatrick Stockton, LLP2004 - 2006
PartnerDennis Corry Porter & Smith1998 - 2003
AttorneyMone D'Ambrose & Hanyen PC1995 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Bar Association, Consumer Law SectionVice Chair2013 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Professional Discipline CommitteeN/A2012 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Consumer Law SectionN/A2010 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Georgia Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wayne C. Arute, et al. v. Jack R. Arute, III, et al., 2009 Conn. Super. LEXIS 1547 (June 5, 2009)N/A
Roybal v. Equifax, et al., 2006 WL 988537 (E.D. Ca. 2006)N/A
Roybal v. Equifax, et al., 2006 WL 902276 (E.D. Ca. 2006)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Connecticut Bar Association's Weekly UpdateRed Flags Analysis: It's Not Just For Your Clients2009
Connecticut LawyerIs Your Business Red Flag Compliant?2009
Connecticut LawyerWhen Hiring and Firing, Don't Forget the FCRA2009
Fairfield County Business JournalHeartland Data Security Breach Highlights the Need for Uniformity, Transparency in Consumer Notification Rules2009
CBIA NewsYour Marketing Message: If You 'Green' It, Mean It2009
Hartford Business JournalThis Week's Q&A: ID Theft Rules Flagged2008
Hartford Business Journal, and The Privacy AdvisorRed Flag Day: Nov. 12008
Hartford Business JournalA Double Edged Sword2008
The Transportation LawyerCrossing the Borders: The Current Application of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations on Mexican Truckers Operating in the U.S.2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of ConnecticutEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Connecticut Bar Association Annual ConferenceModerator - Consumer Law - Recent Trends in Enforcement2014
Youth Financial Education ConferenceIdentity Theft2013
Connecticut Bar Association Annual ConferenceModerator - Consumer Law2013
Youth Financial Education ConferenceIdentity Theft2012
National Session, National Institute for Trial AdvocacyTrial Training, Assistant Team Leader2012
Deposition Skills, Boston, MADeposition Skills2012
Connecticut Bar Association Annual ConferenceCurrent Trends in Consumer Law2012
Youth Financial Education ConferenceIdentity Theft2011
Connecticut Bar Association Annual ConferenceCurrent Trends in Consumer Law2011
Youth Financial Education ConferenceIdentity Theft2010
National Trial Session, Louisville, CO, National Institute for Trial AdvocacyTechnology Training (Technology Use in the Courtroom)2010
Connecticut Bar Association Annual ConferenceCurrent Trends in Consumer Law2010
Privacy Academy 2008The FCRA: It's Not Just For Credit Bureaus2008
Business Minute Radio BroadcastsRed Flags Applicability to Connecticut Businesses2008
Lorman Education ServicesUnderstanding Transportation and Logistics Law in Georgia2003
National Confectioners Logistics Council, Summer Conference, San Diego, CAA New Era of Motor Carrier Regulations -- Open Borders and New Liabilities2002
Massachusetts CLE SeminarMass. General Laws, Chapter 93A, "The Consumer Protection Statute"1997