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Christopher T. Bowen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Creditor Debtor Rights Attorney in Vernon, CT

Kahan Kerensky Capossela, LLP
45 Hartford Turnpike
Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: 860-812-1742
Fax: 860-647-8302
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Creditor Debtor Rights: Business, Business Litigation, Construction Litigation: Business, Employment Litigation: Defense, Construction Litigation: Consumer
Attorney Profile

Chris is a partner in KKC's Litigation Department and represents individuals and companies in a wide array of business and consumer disputes in a broad range of fields and industries at both the trial and appellate level in state and federal court. He also represents claimants and respondents in state administrative and private arbitration forums.

Chris's practice is general litigation focused in the following areas: Commercial Foreclosures, Replevins, Collections and Evictions, Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights, Employment Litigation, Construction Litigation, Real Estate and Boundary Line Litigation, Probate Litigation, Personal Injury, and Insurance Disputes. He has represented clients in a variety of different contract and tort based claims. 

Chris has tried multiple cases to judgment, has jury trial experience, and has conducted multiple evidentiary hearings seeking interlocutory relief.

Prior to joining Kahan Kerensky Capossela, Chris worked at the Connecticut General Assembly drafting, negotiating, and lobbying leadership's legislative priorities.

Representative Experience:

  • Wage and Hour, Wrongful Termination, Unemployment Compensation, Discrimination & Non-Compete Disputes
  • Construction Disputes, some involving mechanic's lien foreclosures and bond claims
  • Boundary line, Adverse Possession, & Easement Disputes
  • Mortgage Foreclosures, Personal Property Replevins, & Evictions
  • Representation of Creditors in Bankruptcy Court
  • Contested Probate Matters
  • Personal Injury
  • Claims Against Securities Broker-Dealers for Breach of Contract or Standard of Care
  • Defense of Federal Civil Forfeiture Claim

Industry Experience:

  • Institutional Banks & Boutique Lenders
  • Physicians
  • Auto Dealerships & Repair
  • Executive Search & Temporary Staffing Firms
  • Private Airline Catering
  • Airline Maintenance, Servicing, & Support
  • Manufacturing Operation Focusing on Aerospace & Medical Sectors
  • Lobbying & Governmental Affairs Firms
  • Residential & Commercial Construction - Contractors, Subcontractors, & Owners
  • Developer of Robotic Systems for Automated Manufacturing
  • Commercial Property Owners & Property Management Companies
  • Farming & Agricultural Interests
  • Restaurateurs

About Christopher T. Bowen

First Admitted: 2009, Connecticut

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Educational Background

  • Villanova University, BA

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Mediation Certification Through Quinnipiac Law School

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Former Director Greater Hartford Transit District


  • Settlement of claims and counterclaims in dispute between Electrical Subcontractor, Surety and Supply House,  arising from municipal construction project. Rexel v. M&M Electric, 2018
  • Connecticut Bar Association -  Election Committee, 2018
  • Judgment in Dozens of Commercial Foreclosure/ Collection Matters
  • Successful defense of commercial landlord against seven figure lost profits claim brought by used car dealership, where dealership alleged landlord's failure to timely restore premises after fire damage led to failure of the business.  Involved voluminous discovery and analysis of basis for lost profits claim.  Good Shepherd Auto Sales, LLC v. Trustees of Krause Realty Trust, 2017
  • Successful resolution of long-running easement and title dispute between owner of farm and owner of two adjacent parcels.  Parties enterred into a Stipulated Judgment setting forth the terms of their shared use of the easement.  Traynor v. RHL Nominee Trust., 2018
  • Successful resolution of interpleader dispute involving competing claims to proceeds from homeowner's policy after fire loss.  General Insurance Company of America v. Wagenbrenner , 2018
  • Motion for Summary Judgment granted in favor of employer in age and country of origin employment discrimination claim.  Langer v. 121 In Flight Catering, LLC, 2015
  • Plaintiff's verdict in convoluted summary process case with subject matter jurisdiction challenge and multiple state and federal court appeals.  Duncan v. Chapdelaine., 2014
  • Successful resolution of claim brought on behalf of subcontractor who fabricated and installed structural steel for Chase Brass Redevelpment Project in Waterbury, Connecticut, where the general contractor raised delay damages and indemnification special defenses.  Steeltech Building Products v. Standard Demolition, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Litigation Section of CBA, Retreat Committee, 2020
  • Connecticut Bar Association Legislative Policy Review Committee, 2020
  • Former President of Tolland County Bar Association, 2015
  • Connecticut Bar Association - Election Committee, 2018-2019
  • Member of House of Delegates of the Connecticut Bar Association, 2017
  • Executive Commiteee Member - Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation Section of Connecticut Bar Association

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance (Title and Surety)
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Christopher T. Bowen

45 Hartford Turnpike
Vernon, CT 06066

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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