Barrett Joins Hassett & Donnelly in Hartford Office

Attorney's practice will focus on the defense of general liability claims.

Hartford, CT, August 10, 2011 --( Hassett & Donnelly, PC, an insurance defense trial practice firm, announced today that Peter G. Barrett of Longmeadow, Mass., has joined the firm as an attorney in its new Hartford office.

Barrett’s practice will focus on the defense of general liability claims, including motor vehicle claims and construction site injury claims.

Previously, Barrett served as a senior trial attorney at NGM Insurance Company’s Staff Counsel’s office in Auburn, Mass. He also was a partner, specializing in insurance defense, at Murphy, Barrett and Manitsas, LLP of Longmeadow. In addition, he was a senior trial attorney for Sentry Insurance of Westford, Mass., and a litigation associate at Pellegrino, O’Connell and Winniman, PC in Springfield, Mass.

Barrett served as an assistant clerk at the Judiciary Branch for the State of Connecticut and clerked for Dusel, Murphy & Fennell, PC of Springfield. He earned his law degree from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, Houston, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Hartford.

About Hassett & Donnelly, P.C.
Hassett & Donnelly, P.C. is a law firm with offices in Worcester, Mass., and Hartford, Conn., concentrating in complex civil litigation; product liability and toxic tort litigation; insurance coverage; and construction. For more than 35 years, Hassett & Donnelly has been committed to meeting and exceeding the needs of its clients.

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