Stephen P. Fogerty

Top rated business litigation attorney in Westport, Connecticut

Stephen P. Fogerty

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Civil litigation, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1986

Education: Fordham University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022


315 Post Road West
Westport, CT 06880 Visit website


Stephen P. Fogerty is first and foremost a problem solver. For the last 35 years, he has zealously, ethically, and successfully represented hundreds of clients before judges and juries in every court in Connecticut, and successfully argued appeals in the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. That experience informs his unique, thoughtful, and effective approach to solving his clients’ problems. Whether those problems relate to complex litigation within the courts or more nuanced disputes between business principals, neighbors or family members, his experience, reputation, tenacity and valuable connections in the legal world, government, and the community enable him to solve almost any legal problem one may encounter.

Steve knows that solving complex and oftentimes emotionally charged disputes requires a broad and deep understanding not only of the complexities of the law, but the realities of the business world and the motivations of the parties involved.

While proud of the recognition and confidence of his legal colleagues and the courts, he is most proud of the long-lasting client relationships he has established and maintained for more than 25 years.

When not practicing law, Steve enjoys reading, writing, cooking, and “fixing things.” Whether in the office or at home, he is always learning and creating, or deeply involved in solving a problem.

Steve is proud to be a member of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Trial Advocates. He also has earned an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer-review rating in the legal industry that recognizes attorneys for their legal abilities and ethical standards and has been named to Connecticut Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation. He is a long-standing member of The American Inns of Court. In addition to being appointed and serving two terms on the Grievance Committee that handles all complaints of unethical conduct by attorneys in the Federal Court in Connecticut, Steve has served as pro bono trial counsel for parties in that court.

Practice areas

Business litigation, Civil litigation: defense, Personal injury - general: defense, Alternative dispute resolution

Focus areas

Non-compete agreements, Personal injury - plaintiff, Personal injury - defense, Arbitration

  • 50% Business litigation
  • 20% Civil litigation: defense
  • 20% Personal injury - general: defense
  • 10% Alternative dispute resolution

First Admitted: 1986, Connecticut

Professional Webpage:

  • AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America®
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Served as pro bono trial counsel for parties in Federal Court in Connecticut
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State of Connecticut
  • Appointed and served on the CT Federal Court Grievance Committee
  • The American Inns of Court
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court
  • Mohegan Tribe Gaming Dispute Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • State of New York
Educational Background:
  • The Catholic University of America, B.A., Honors, 1983

Office location for Stephen P. Fogerty

315 Post Road West
Westport, CT 06880

Phone: 203-635-2200


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

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Top 50: Connecticut Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

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