Ted O'Hanlan is chair of the firm's Land Use Group and his practice runs the full gamut of land use matters, from administrative applications and appeals to complex real property litigation, including state and federal wetlands and environmental laws, real property law, title insurance claims and defenses, and constitutional law issues. He serves as attorney trial referee and fact finder/arbitrator for the Connecticut Superior Court and in numerous private arbitrations. He is an adjunct professor at Pace University School of Law and has taught trial advocacy for the Connecticut Bar Association and at the Naval Justice School in Newport, Rhode Island. He is a barrister in the Raymond Baldwin Chapter of the American Inns of Court.
In over 30 years of trial practice, Mr. O'Hanlan has successfully represented clients before forums ranging from municipal land use and wetlands agencies to NASD arbitrations to jury and bench trials in state and federal courts to appeals before the Connecticut Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Mr. O'Hanlan previously served as special land use counsel and special human services counsel to the Town of New Canaan, Connecticut. He is a retired Navy captain (JAG) after 25 years of active and reserve service. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association.