Hershman Legal Group, PC - 203-777-0001

Kaitlyn Hennessey, Esq.

Branford, CT

Contact Details:

Email: khennessey@hershmanlegal.com

Phone: (203) 777-0001

Fax: (203) 752-0595

Areas of Practice:

Business Law

Estate Planning, Probate Law and Disputes and Asset Protection

Intellectual Property Law


Kaitlyn’s prior legal experience includes working in-house with tech-security company, SecureRF, and interning in-house with Subway and Hubbell, Inc., all through which she gained extensive corporate and intellectual property experience. Kaitlyn received the award for Excellence in Clinical Legal Education for her work in her internships. Kaitlyn has also worked at a boutique intellectual property firm focusing on work in the entertainment field, for International Ride Training, LLC researching and drafting documents related to amusement park compliance with the ADA and safety regulations, and at a securities litigation firm representing shareholders.

During law school, Kaitlyn was a member and Note & Casenote Editor of QUSL’s Law Review journal, was a negotiation competition team member for the Society for Dispute Resolution, and served as Magister of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, and Secretary of the Intellectual Property Law Society. Kaitlyn graduated from law school magna cum laude and completed QUSL’s Intellectual Property Concentration with academic honors. Kaitlyn graduated magna cum laude in three years from Southern Connecticut State University, where she received the award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Business Management, which is awarded to the graduating student with the highest GPA in the Business Management degree program.

Kaitlyn is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Business Law and Intellectual Property sections and serves on the Executive Committee of the Sports and Entertainment Law section. Kaitlyn volunteers at the Connecticut Beardsley Zoo as a “Zoo Friend” and is a member of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, for which she also serves as a Show Ambassador during the organization’s annual expo in Orlando, Florida.

Bar Admissions:

Connecticut, 2019


Southern Connecticut State University (B.S., Business Management, 2016)

Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D., 2019)

Bar Associations:

Member of the Connecticut and New Haven County Bar Associations.