Edward J. Gavin

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Law Offices of Edward J. Gavin
Edward J. Gavin
Law Offices of Edward J. Gavin

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1990

Education: Quinnipiac University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Law Offices of Edward J. Gavin

1087 Broad Street
First Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604 Phone: 203-347-7050 Email: Edward J. Gavin Visit website


Attorney Edward J. Gavin is known as one of Connecticut's pre-eminent litigation attorneys. Ed Gavin has represented individuals and corporations in numerous criminal, civil, labor and administrative matters throughout the State of Connecticut. His success in high profile litigation in state and federal courts has earned him the reputation and recognition as a skillful trial advocate among the state Bar. He is recognized as one of Connecticut's leading defenders in complex criminal cases having litigated multiple homicide, sexual assault and drug-related cases. In addition to serious felony cases, Mr. Gavin has represented many clients in vehicular homicide cases, including the defense of DWI and drug and alcohol-related crimes. Ed Gavin has an exemplary record representing his clients as a consequence of his hard work and dedication to the individuals he represents. 


Ed Gavin represents injured parties in wrongful death, medical malpractice, personal injury and other negligence cases before juries and arbitration panels. Ed Gavin has also represented collective bargaining units such as the Bridgeport City Supervisors Association for the past 31 years. Ed Gavin also focuses his practice on representing teachers, administrators and students in all education-related matters. Ed serves as trial counsel to the Connecticut Education Association and its members, coordinating representation with the CEA staff attorneys. Edward Gavin has won termination hearings for CEA members, won acquittals in criminal cases for CEA members, and has been retained by school districts to represent its teachers in various court proceedings. 

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Employment & Labor: Employee, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Schools & Education

First Admitted: 1990, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://www.edgavinlaw.com/our-staff/edward-j-gavin/

Representative Clients:
  • Bridgeport City Supervisors Association, Diocese of Bridgeport Educational Association
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • St. Lawrence School Advisory Board, Holy Trinity Catholic Academy Board of Directors
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • AV Rated Pre-eminent Lawyer rated by Martindale-Hubble
  • 1990  Admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut
Industry Groups:
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Office location for Edward J. Gavin

1087 Broad Street
First Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

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Top 50: Connecticut Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

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