Nuala Droney is a partner in the firm's Business Litigation Group. She is the chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Team and a member of the White-Collar Defense and Corporate Compliance Practice Team.
Ms. Droney represents clients in complex litigation including antitrust, patent, trade secret, trademark, unfair trade practices, fraud, computer crimes, and contract disputes. In 2015, Benchmark Litigation named Ms. Droney a Local Litigation Star. The Connecticut Law Tribune honored Ms. Droney as one of its New Leaders in the Law in 2013. Connecticut Super Lawyers® has consistently named her a Super Lawyer in Business Litigation since 2013 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.).
Ms. Droney's courtroom experience ranges from federal and state jury and bench trials to preliminary injunctions, restraining orders, evidentiary hearings, and Markman hearings.
In addition to her civil practice, Ms. Droney maintains a criminal practice, representing clients in government and internal investigations. By appointment by the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, she also represents indigent federal defendants in Department of Justice prosecutions.
Ms. Droney chairs Robinson+Cole's Women's Committee. She was instrumental in creating a program that provides free legal services to victims of domestic violence seeking restraining orders.
In 2012, Governor Dannel P. Malloy appointed Ms. Droney to serve on the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority's Board of Directors.
Before entering private practice, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alfred V. Covello, United States District Judge, District of