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Robert C. Hinton

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Hartford Office
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT 06103-3702
p 860.424.4346
f 860.424.4370
Practice Areas
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court
Clerkships
  • The Honorable Antoinette L. Dupont, Chief Judge, Connecticut Appellate Court
Education
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 1995; associate editor, Connecticut Insurance Law Journal
  • United States Military Academy at West Point, B.S., 1984

Robert C. Hinton has extensive experience in all phases of commercial and complex litigation and employment law counseling and is a member of the firm's Labor, Employment Law & Employee Benefits Department.  He has represented a wide range of clients from small business owners to Fortune 500 companies. He regularly litigates and counsels on breach of contract claims; employment discrimination claims; non-compete litigation; wage and hour claims; Family Medical Leave Act claims; ERISA benefit denial of disability claims; enforcement/execution of domestic and foreign judgments; recovery of funds, assets, and property; commercial landlord/tenant matters; unfair and/or deceptive trade practices; and fraudulent conveyances.  Prior to beginning his legal career, Bob served more than eight years on active duty in the United States Army. 

Professional Affiliations

  • New Haven County Bar Association - Execuitve Committee member and past president
  • Connecticut Bar Association - Federal Practice member
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation - James W. Cooper Life Fellow
  • Litigation Counsel of America - Fellow

Community Involvement

  • Gateway Community College Foundation - board of directors
  • University of Connecticut School of Law Alumni Association -  board of directors
  • Connecticut Veterans Legal Center - volunteer
  • Connecticut Pro Bono Network - Truancy Intervention Project, mentor/pro bono counsel
  • Lawyers for Children America - pro bono counsel
  • The Bridge Family Center - board of directors
  • Open Communities Alliance

Honors & Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers in 2015 and 2016 in the areas of business litigation and employment litigation
  • Honorable Anthony V. DeMayo Pro Bono Award Recipient, 2013
  • Connecticut's New Leaders of the Law, Connecticut Law Tribune, 2002
  • United States Meritorious Sevice Medal - Outstanding Military Service
  • United States Army Commendation Medal - Outstanding Military Service
  • United States Army Achievement Medal - Outstanding Military Service