Kelly Reardon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in New London, CT

The Reardon Law Firm, P.C.
 | 160 Hempstead Street, New London, CT 06320
Phone: 860-764-2522
Fax: 860-444-6445
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%)
    Attorney Profile

    Kelly Reardon is an attorney with The Reardon Law Firm, P.C., in New London, Connecticut. A top-rated, award-winning trial lawyer with more than 10 years of legal experience, Ms. Reardon provides exceptional advocacy and support to clients throughout the state who have serious personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from any of the following:

    ·       Automobile, truck and motorcycle accidents

    ·       Boating and aviation accidents

    ·       Railroad crossing accidents

    ·       Medical malpractice, birth injuries, defective medical devices and dangerous pharmaceuticals

    ·       Defective products

    ·       Dangerous property conditions

    ·       Sexual molestation

    Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Reardon led a successful career as a television news reporter, where she received an Emmy nomination as well as two Associated Press Awards. Realizing she could make even more of an impact on people's lives by becoming an attorney, she obtained her Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 2009. Since that time, she had considerable success helping others achieve the justice they deserve following a debilitating injury or devastating loss caused by someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

    While attending law school, Ms. Reardon served as the president of her student body. She is a 1999 cum laude graduate of Princeton University, and she earned master's degrees from both the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the London School of Economics and Political Science. She holds her license to practice in Rhode Island as well as Connecticut.

    An active leader of her legal community, Ms. Reardon was elected as a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association's Board of Governors, and she serves as a State Delegate for the American Association for Justice. She is also a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and former member of the Connecticut Civil Commission, among her other professional affiliations.

    Recognized for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Reardon holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and the Connecticut Law Tribune voted her among the "New Leaders in the Law" in 2014. She has also earned many other accolades from her peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

    Super Lawyers: 2021 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019

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    About Kelly Reardon

    Admitted: 2009, Connecticut

    Professional Webpage: https://www.reardonlaw.com/attorney/reardon-kelly-e/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Connecticut New Leader in the Law, 2014 
    • Selected to serve as a fellow. , American Bar Foundation Fellow, 2020
    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rated
    • Connecticut Superlawyers Rising Stars, 2012-2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Connecticut Bar Association, Litigation Section, Former Co-Chair
    • American Association for Justice, Member
    • American Association for Justice, PAC Development Committee, Connecticut Co-Captain, 2021
    • American Association for Justice -- State Delegate for Connecticut
    • CTLA Forum Magazine -- Co-Editor
    • CTLA Membership Committee -- Member
    • New London County Bar Association -- Member
    • CTLA Medical Malpractice Committee -- Member
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
    • Connecticut Civil Commission , Former Member 
    • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Public Justice, State Ambassador for Connecticut
    • Regional Multicultural Magnet School, Former Member of Endowment Committee 
    • Boston College Law School Alumni Board, Former Student Programs Chair
    • Board of the Eastern Connecticut Ballet
    • Former President of the Board of Directors, Noank Community Support Services, Current Board Member

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a lawsuit on behalf of a couple who were struck by a truck for $900,000., 2016
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a case involving a woman who was injured while riding in a truck that crashed for $525,000. , 2015
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a case involving a child molested by a priest for $1.1 million. , 2015
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a case in which a man fell off of a staircase for $525,000. , 2016
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon secured a $243,000 verdict for a woman who was in a car accident, which was more than the amount she asked for in her closing argument. , 2017
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a medical malpractice wrongful death case for $2.65 million involving the improper administration of an anticoagulant drug, leading to a man's death. , 2017
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a case for a woman who was struck by a police officer for $880,000. , 2017
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a medical malpractice claim in Rhode Island for $750,000. , 2018
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a priest molestation case for $900,000. , 2018
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled claims on behalf of a mother and daughter who were involved in a serious motor vehicle collision for a total of $700,000. , 2020
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the United States of America for medical malpractice resulting in the death of a veteran for $2 million. The man was not timely diagnosed with cancer and died. , 2019
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a priest molestation case for $900,000. , 2019
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled the wrongful death lawsuits of an elderly couple who were struck by a drunk driver for $1.25 million, all of the insurance coverage available. , 2020
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a medical malpractice lawsuit for a child born with cystic fibrosis for $2 million, the full amount of coverage available. The mother was supposed to be tested to see if she was a carrier for cystic fibrosis, but the test was never ordered by the medical facility/doctor. , 2020
    • Attorney Kelly Reardon settled a medical malpractice case involving the death of a woman who was not timely diagnosed with cancer for $1,175,000. , 2020

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Attorney Kelly Reardon made law in the landmark case of Cefaratti v. Aranow, in which the Connecticut Supreme court adopted, for the first time, the doctrine of apparent agency.  Personal injury attorneys around the state have relied on this case to pursue new theories of liability against tortfeasors. , 2016

    Educational Background:

    • London School of Economics and Political Science 
    • Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism 
    • Princeton University, Princeton University
    • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, J.D., Honors: President of the Student Government, Peter Privatera Award for Scholarship and Service to the Law School Community
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    Office Location for Kelly Reardon

    160 Hempstead Street
    New London, CT 06320

    Phone: 860-764-2522

    Fax: 860-444-6445

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