Attorney Details

Douglas M. Poulin - Partner

DOUGLAS M. POULIN  is a partner in the firm’s Hartford office where he focuses his practice on construction, commercial litigation and insurance coverage matters. He has advised clients in a wide variety of complex construction, insurance and commercial disputes and has been a member of the firm’s Construction Group since 1999.  Mr. Poulin represents both plaintiffs and defendants in disputes involving construction and design matters, surety law, insurance coverage, business relationships, business torts and OSHA regulations. His clients have included domestic and multinational corporations, insurers and individuals.

Attorney Poulin’s experience includes defending an EPC contractor in an arbitration in London, England before an LCIA panel in a claim involving alleged construction defects in a 550 MW offshore wind farm; defending insurers from fidelity bond and liability claims; rendering coverage opinions; defending a contractor in an administrative hearing from OSHA citations arising from an employee’s fatal injuries suffered on a construction project in Hawaii; defending owners/developers from claims of construction and design defects in common interest communities; prosecuting claims for professional liability insurance coverage arising from the construction of a forty story office building in New Jersey; representing towns and municipalities in prosecuting claims arising from the alleged misdesign and defective construction of public buildings;  and drafting construction contracts on behalf of owners, general contractors and subcontractors.

Attorney Poulin serves as a director of the Connecticut Building Congress and has written and spoken extensively on issues of concern to the construction industry.