Robert C. Hinton is a versatile business and employment litigator with a multifaceted practice spanning over two decades. Throughout his career, Bob has tried and litigated a wide variety of cases in state and federal courts in both Connecticut and New York, and has represented a wide range of clients from small business owners to Fortune 500 companies. Bob has extensive experience in the area of business litigation, employment litigation, noncompete agreements, and unfair and/or deceptive trade practices. Bob has also proven to be a valued and trusted resource to his clients by conducting independent investigations and providing crisis management advice to avoid or limit legal exposure and reputational harm. Bob is a West Point graduate and served more than eight years on active duty in the United States Army prior to beginning his legal career.


  • Hartford
    90 State House Square
    Hartford, CT 06103-3702
  • Professional Affiliations

    Connecticut Bar Association - Federal Practice member; Diversity and Inclusion Committee

    Connecticut Bar Foundation - James W. Cooper Life Fellow; Fellows Education and Planning Committee

    Litigation Counsel of America - Fellow

    New Haven County Bar Association - Past President

    New York State Bar Association - Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

    Doing More Together – Founding Member of inclusive group comprised of business, civic and community leaders

    Community Involvement

    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

    Gateway Community College Foundation - former member, board of directors

    Honors & Recognitions

    Selected to Super Lawyers since 2015 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 Service Medal - Outstanding Military Service

    United States Army Commendation Medal - Outstanding Military Service

    United States Army Achievement Medal - Outstanding Military Service

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    Case Studies

    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


    • The Honorable Antoinette L. Dupont, Chief Judge, Connecticut Appellate Court


    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

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