Marcy Tench Stovall practices in the areas of professional liability, civil litigation, appellate practice and employment law.  In professional responsibility matters, Marcy regularly represents law firms and attorneys in malpractice litigation, as well as licensing, disciplinary and sanctions matters.  Since 2000 she has served on the Connecticut Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics, which issues opinions on attorney ethics, and served as its chair from 2015-2019.

Marcy co-authored "Cautionary Tales From the ‘Kraken’ Litigation Sanctions Ruling” (Bloomberg Law);“Negative Online Reviews: Pause and Think Before You Respond” (Connecticut Lawyer) and authored "Lawyer Mobility and Imputed Law Firm Disqualification: Implementing Timely and Effective Ethical Screens," (Connecticut Lawyer); and co-authored “Attorney Advertising in Connecticut: Everything You Need to Know about the New Era of Oversight and Regulation,” (Connecticut Lawyer); “Conflict Waivers: When in Doubt, Spell It Out,” (Connecticut Lawyer); “Responding To a Disciplinary Complaint: The Do’s and Don’ts” (Connecticut Law Tribune), and “Advancing Client Costs: Pitfalls and Changes in Rule 1.8(e),” (Connecticut Law Tribune).  She has been a presenter at seminars on attorney ethics, professional responsibility and law firm risk management.


  • Bridgeport
    850 Main Street
    P.O. Box 7006
    Bridgeport, CT 06601-7006
  • Professional Affiliations

    American Bar Association

    Connecticut Bar Association:  Standing Committee on Professional Ethics, member since 2000 and committee liaison to the Connecticut Courts Rules Committee since 2012

    Bridgeport Bar Association

    Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers 

    Honors & Recognitions

    Named a Moffly Media Top Lawyer in Fairfield County, 2021 and 2023 - Professional Malpractice Non Medical Defense

    Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of ethics and professional responsibility law since 2013; Listed in the area of legal malpractice law since 2022 

    News & Insights


    Bar and Court Admissions

    • Connecticut
    • New York
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York


    University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., high honors, 1993; Notes and Comments editor, Connecticut Law Review

    Stanford University, B.A., 1979

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