Lorinda Coon




  • LJ.D., Albany Law School, cum laude
  • LB.S., State University of New York at Binghamton, with honors

Bar Admission

  • LState of New York
  • LState of Connecticut
  • LUnited States District Court, Connecticut
  • LUnited States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


Lorinda S. Coon enjoys a broad-based civil practice that includes litigation, insurance coverage, real estate and probate matters, and non-profit corporations.   She prosecutes and defends appeals in the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and consults with trial counsel on motion practice and appeal issues.

Professional Experience

Ms. Coon has briefed and/or argued more than 75 appeals.  She has been with Cooney, Scully and Dowling since 1984.

Professional and Civic Activities

Ms. Coon was a trustee of Saint Agnes Home, Inc. She is a former member of the Wethersfield Democratic Town Committee and serves on the Town of Wethersfield Flood and Erosion Control Board and Ethics Board.  She is a member of the Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society and the Insurance and Appellate Advocacy Sections of the Connecticut Bar Association. She is also a member of the New York and Hartford County Bar Associations. Ms. Coon has served on the firm’s management committee.

Representative Cases

Mead v. Burns, 199 Conn. 651 (1986)

Krawczyk v. Stingle, 208 Conn. 239 (1988)

A-G Foods, Inc. v. Pepperidge Farm, Inc., 216 Conn. 200 (1990)

Baystate Moving Systems, Inc. v. Bowman, 24 Conn. App. 531 (1991)

Nardi v. AA Electronic Sec. Engineering, Inc., 32 Conn. App. 205 (1993)

Mallinson v. Black, 41 Conn. App. 373 (1996)

Grigerik v. Sharpe, 247 Conn. 293 (1998)

Sacred Heart Teachers’ Ass’n v. Sacred Heart High School Corp., 65 Conn. App. 195 (2001)

Interface Flooring Systems, Inc. v. Aetna Cas. and Sur. Co., 261 Conn. 601 (2002)

McIntosh v. Sullivan, 274 Conn. 26 (2005)

Ahern v. Kappalumakkel, 97 Conn. App. 189 (2006)

Allison v. Manetta, 284 Conn. 389 (2007)

Connecticut Medical Ins. Co. v. Kulikowski, 286 Conn. 1 (2008)

Dayner v. Archdiocese of Hartford, 301 Conn. 759 (2011)

Warner v. Brochendorff, 136 Conn. App. 24 (2012)

Trujillo v. Chekas, 139 Conn. App. 675 (2012)

Graham v. Comm’r of Transp., 330 Conn. 400 (2018)

Feliciano v. State, 336 Conn. 669 (2020)

Derblom v. Archdiocese of Hartford, 203 Conn. App. 197 (2021)

Graham v. Comm’r of Transp., 206 Conn. App. 497 (2021)