Kevin P. Daly


  • Overview


    Kevin Daly focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and trade compliance issues. He is a member of Robinson+Cole's Business Litigation Group and Manufacturing Industry Team.


    Mr. Daly represents a variety of clients, including manufacturers, insurance companies, and other businesses, in complex litigation. He has represented clients in class actions (including insurance class actions and class actions related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act), and product liability actions. He represents businesses in a range of commercial disputes, such as claims for breach of contract and unfair trade practices. Mr. Daly has achieved successes for his clients, including successfully defending a manufacturer in an attachment action which sought to seize property of a third party which had been in the client’s possession.

    Trade Compliance / Regulation

    Mr. Daly represents clients in connection with trade compliance matters, including Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and U.S. import regulations. He also advises clients on developing trade compliance programs and training.

    Pro Bono

    Throughout his career, Mr. Daly has maintained a robust pro bono practice focusing on criminal defense, criminal post-conviction, and civil and human rights matters. He also helped coordinate a pro bono legal clinic on behalf of homeless clients in Massachusetts.

    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Mr. Daly worked for a large global law firm. He represented clients in the pharmaceutical sector in matters alleging violations of the False Claims Act, unfair trade practices, consumer protection statutes, and common law. In addition, he represented financial services clients in the arbitration and litigation of complex commercial disputes.

    While in law school, Mr. Daly was a clinical student for the Southern Center for Human Rights and an intern for the ACLU of North Carolina. After graduating from law school, he served as a law clerk for Justice Judith A. Cowin of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

  • Experience
    • Experience


      • Represented an industrial equipment manufacturer in proceedings brought by judgment creditors seeking to attach a customer’s equipment that had been shipped to manufacturer for repair. Successfully opposed preliminary injunction and attachment motions in two different venues.

      • Represented clothing manufacturer in negotiating pre-litigation settlement of consumer protection claims regarding advertising of consumer products.

      • Advised telecommunications equipment vendor regarding export compliance and the development of an export control compliance plan.

      • Conducted review of trade compliance policies and procedures for global electronics manufacturer. 

      • Represented food producer in negotiation of settlement of consumer protection claims regarding advertising and market of products.

      • Represented insurer in negotiation of class settlement regarding challenge to sublimit provision in homeowners insurance policies. 

      • Represented bank in connection with threatened disclosure of confidential customer information by former third party vendor.

    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      American Bar Association

      Connecticut Bar Association
    • Publications


      "Inverse Condemnation: Subsumption and Ripeness of Related Constitutional Claims," published in Practical Law, co-authored with Brian R. Smith and Evan J. Seeman (6/7/2018)
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      "Inverse Condemnation: Asserting the Ripeness in Federal Courts," published in Practical Law, co-authored with Brian R. Smith and Evan J. Seeman (6/7/2018)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • June 18, 2018

        Kevin Daly, Evan Seeman, and Brian Smith Publish Practice Notes on Inverse Condemnation for Thomson Reuters Practical Law™

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