Douglas G. Lilly

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Wallingford, Connecticut

Law Office of Douglas Lilly, LLC
Douglas G. Lilly
Law Office of Douglas Lilly, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Real Estate, Entertainment & Sports; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1996

Education: Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

Law Office of Douglas Lilly, LLC

61 North Plains Industrial Road
Wallingford, CT 06492 Visit website


A well-established attorney, Douglas G. Lilly is the founder of the legal firm Law Office of Douglas Lilly, LLC, in Wallingford, Connecticut. He has been serving the residents of Connecticut for the past two and a half decades and has devoted his practice to assisting people facing issues involving personal injury, real estate, and sports and entertainment law.

Majoring in history, Mr. Lilly earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross in 1991. He graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1995 and received his doctorate in jurisprudence, where he was also a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation Clinic society.

After receiving his bar license, Mr. Lilly started his career at a leading legal firm, where he served as an associate attorney for almost 10 years. Over the years, he has handled several hundreds of personal injury cases, represented sellers and buyers in various real estate transactions and has been instrumental in negotiating contracts and agreements.

Known for systematically and thoroughly analyzing any case he takes up, Mr. Lilly pays attention to even the minutest details, which might later turn out to be the changing point in the case. Whether it’s a slip-and-fall injury or getting hit by a speeding multivehicle, he understands how painful and stressful these situations can be and makes it his highest priority to stay by his clients’ side.

Mr. Lilly is an adjunct professor at Sacred Heart University, where he has been teaching sports law for the past 23 years and is also a licensed NFLPA Contract Advisor. He has previously actively participated in various volunteer activities and has been honored by the Connecticut Bar Association for the same. 

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Real Estate: Consumer, Entertainment & Sports

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40% Real Estate: Consumer
  • 10% Entertainment & Sports

First Admitted: 1996, Connecticut

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Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Lawhorn vs. Greater New Haven Transit District (Settlement $450,000.00), Year: 2012; Title: Confidential) Settlement Motor Vehicle $500,000.00, Year: 2020
  • Connecticut Bar Association Distinguished Volunteers Roster, for volunteer professional services to the public, 2003, 2004
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, 1997 - 2015
  • Mediator-Brooklyn Mediation Center, 1994 - 1995
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Just the Facts Series" Presentation; Sponsor: St. Lukes Church, New Haven CT, 2012
  • Connecticut Bar Association Distinguished Volunteers Roster 2003: for volunteer professional services to the public, The ABA Young Lawyer, Vol. 7, No.6, Pgs1,4, 2003
  • “Legal Challenges in Connecticut Collegiate Athletic Departments”; Sponsor: Connecticut Bar Association-Sports & Entertainment Committee, 2013
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Connecticut, 1996
  • Young Lawyers Section-Executive Committee Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 1997 - 2004
  • Connecticut Bar Association Awards Committee, Member, 2012 - 2013
  • Connecticut Bar Association Sports & Entertainment Section Executive Committee, Chairman, 2008 - 2014
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 1997
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2007
  • New York, 1997
Educational Background:
  • College of the Holy Cross, Worchester, Maryland, B.A. in History, 1991

Office location for Douglas G. Lilly

61 North Plains Industrial Road
Wallingford, CT 06492

Phone: 203-440-1536


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

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