John Jay Pavano
John Pavano's practice is devoted to representing individuals injured in automobile and motorcycle collisions, falls, workplace injuries, and from defective products.
Pavano has earned the highest reputation amongst his clients and fellow attorneys as a result of his aggressive, conscientious, and diligent representation. He has represented clients in complex litigation matters such as the Kleen Energy plant explosion and other catastrophic events. He has represented teachers, union members, insurance executives, as well as college, Olympic, and professional athletes in their personal injury cases. In addition, Pavano also serves as General Counsel to the Connecticut State Police Academy Alumni Association and Educational Foundation.
In 2015, he was included in the esteemed publication, Best Lawyers in America, which is universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
Pavano has been chosen by Super Lawyers magazine as a Connecticut Super Lawyer, as well as one of New England's Super Lawyers, since 2011. Pavano's cases have been the subject of articles in The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Hartford Courant, and The Connecticut Law Tribune.
Prior to forming his own firm, Pavano was a partner at Faulkner & Boyce, one of the state's most respected civil litigation firms. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he earned multiple academic honors. While in law school Pavano served as law clerk to Hugh Keefe of Lynch, Traub, Keefe, and Errante in New Haven, and at Faulkner & Boyce in New London.
Pavano is a native of Farmington and currently resides with his wife, a school teacher, and two children in South Glastonbury. He is a lifelong ice hockey goalie and hockey coach.