Edward P. McCreery is a seasoned commercial litigator who, in addition to his extensive trial experience, has been a leader within the Bar Association and a committed volunteer in his community.
Ed’s litigation practice focuses on intra-corporate disputes, insurance coverage, administrative appeals, and arbitrations. Ed has handled numerous jury and non-jury cases before the Connecticut state and federal courts and has argued multiple cases before the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Court.
Ed has represented several municipalities throughout Connecticut, both as corporate counsel and as special counsel, on topics ranging from construction defects, condemnation, FOIA, land use, and affordable housing disputes.
American Bar Association - member of the Litigation and Insurance Coverage Sections
Connecticut Bar Association - Vice Chair, Litigation Section; Executive Committee member and past chair, Insurance Coverage Section; Executive Committee member, Planning and Zoning Section; former Secretary of the CBA; past member of the House of Delegates; former member of the Ethics Committee
Greater Bridgeport Bar Association - past president and member of the Board of Directors, Foreclosure Committee, co-chair
Edward’s community involvement has been focused on key organizations in the Naugatuck Valley. In Derby, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Griffin Hospital and chairman of its Development Board, raising awareness and support for this wonderful institution’s initiatives. Ed is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce and served as its past chairman, working to enhance the Naugatuck Valley’s prosperity. Ed has also served his hometown as a member of the City of Shelton’s Conservation Commission for more than 20 years and is vice president of the Shelton Land Trust. Through these organizations, Ed has helped further the City’s acquisition of open space and the establishment of miles of hiking trails for the enjoyment of the public. Additionally, Ed is a member of the Shelton Economic Development Commission where he is actively working to help restore the City’s historic 150-year-old canal locks.
Ed’s past community involvement includes serving as a board member of the Housatonic Council of Boy Scouts; the Valley United Way; the Valley Y.M.C.A.; the Alliance for Economic Growth; Junior Achievement; the Hewitt Foundation; and Sanford-Brown College, Farmington.
Honors & Recognitions
Named a Moffly Media Top Lawyer in Fairfield County, 2021 - Insurance
Received the highest peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell (AV)
- Representation of stakeholders in intra-corporate disputes
- Resolution of insurance coverage claims for general liability, product liability, D&O, property loss and environmental claims
- Embezzlement claims against fiduciaries
- Prosecution and defense of construction defect claims
- Defense of product liability actions in the manufacturing, medical device and chemical fields
- Land use applications for commercial structures, and the prosecution and the defense of land use enforcement and administration appeals
- Defense of banking institutions in lender-liability actions
- Commercial foreclosures and Receiverships
- Representation of commercial landlords and tenants
News & Insights
- Greenwich, New Canaan/Darien + Rowayton, Stamford, Westport and At Home Magazines, 03.2021
- Zoom Webinar, 06.15.2021
- Executive Order 10E and the Municipal Budget Process in 2021: Similar (But Not Quite Back) to "Normal"04.13.2021
- Executions On Commercial Evictions and Limited Residential Evictions Can Proceed Starting September 2, 202009.01.2020
- All in on Al Fresco? What Municipalities Need to Consider as Connecticut Moves to Expand Outside Dining Under COVID-19 Executive Order 7MM05.13.2020
- Speaker at Zoning Commission Hearing Enjoys Same Free Speech Protections as if at Trial Before a Court04.17.2020
- If COVID-19 Caused You to Stop or Curtail Operations, Check Your Policy for Crisis Management Coverage03.24.2020
- You've Been Ordered to Close Your Business to Prevent the Spread of the COVID-19 Virus. Could that be Covered by Your Insurance?03.18.2020
- “THAT'S NOT FAIR!” How Soto v. Bushmaster Changed the Interpretation of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act to Permit Claims by Parties Whom the Defendant Has Never Met11.22.2019
We successfully defend our clients in class action cases covering, product liability, RICO, ERISA, antitrust, consumer protection, insurance and securities.
In addition to handling overage disputes, the attorneys in Pullman & Comley's Insurance practice defend class actions and other litigation challenging computerized underwriting and claim handling systems.
Bar and Court Admissions
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Western New England University School of Law, J.D., 1979
University of Vermont, B.A., 1976