Kendra K. McGuire is an associate with the firm and practices primarily in the areas of complex civil and commercial litigation. Specifically, she focuses her practice in the area of recreational / sports litigation and regularly defends recreational facilities in claims of liability. She regularly represents condominium associations, property management companies, retail stores, other commercial establishments, small business owners, non-profit organizations, community outreach organizations, group homes, drug and alcohol treatment facilities, assisted living facilities, and homeless shelters in civil litigation involving claims of personal injury. Kendra also represents insurers in complex coverage disputes and matters involving allegations of unfair claim settlement practices and bad faith.
Kendra is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law. During law school, served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal and worked as a teaching assistant. Kendra also participated in the United State’s Attorney’s Office District of Connecticut Civil Rights Clinic, where she focused primarily on civil rights litigation. Prior to law school, Kendra graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University, where she studied Psychology and Political Science.
- Counseled clients regarding insurance coverage for civil claims
- Represented the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Federal Court litigation
- Represented victims of child sexual exploitation and abuse, through Project Safe Childhood, in Federal Court litigation
- University of Connecticut Insurance Law Center JD Award ‘22
- CALI Excellence For the Future Award Recipient
- CALI Excellence Award in Street Law
- Connecticut Bar Association
- Mentor for the University of Connecticut School of Law Women in Law Society
- “The ‘Baseball Rule’: To Screen or Not to Screen,” Sports Facilities and the Law, September-October 2022
- “When Actions Speak Louder Than Coaches: Imposing Liability on Contact-Sports Participants,” Sports Facilities and the Law, November-December 2022 (PDF).
Admitted to Practice
- University of Connecticut School of Law
- Auburn University, summa cum laude