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Martha M. Royston

Hartford Office
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT 06103-3702
p (860) 424-4364
f (860) 424-4370

Martha Royston focuses her practice on counseling clients in, and litigating, employment law matters.  She also handles complex commercial litigation matters, including business disputes and product liability claims. 

Prior to joining Pullman & Comley, Martha worked in the litigation department of a mid-size firm based in Hartford.  She has experience representing a wide variety of clients in matters including business torts, professional and medical malpractice actions, employment and non-discrimination litigation, ERISA lawsuits, tax appeals and asbestos litigation.

While in law school, Martha interned in the Trial Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts, where she defended the Commonwealth in lawsuits brought under the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act.  She also interned for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut, where she assisted federal prosecutors on matters ranging from investor fraud to civil rights violations.

Martha serves on the board of directors for the Elizabeth Celotto Child Care Center at Wilbur Cross, which provides low-income adolescent parents attending high school in New Haven and their infants and toddlers with early childhood education, family support, and academic counseling, among other services. 

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association - Labor and Employment Section - Executive Committee member
  • New Haven County Bar Association
  • New Haven Inns of Court

Community Involvement

  • Elizabeth Celotto Child Care Center at Wilbur Cross - board of directors