Attorney Details

James A. Budinetz - Partner

JAMES A. BUDINETZ is a partner at MDM&C in Hartford.  He is a trial attorney who currently serves as Chair of the Connecticut Bar Association Litigation Section.  He was named a 2010 Connecticut "Litigation Star" for complex business disputes by Benchmark Litigation's Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys.  Mr. Budinetz is listed in Super Lawyers® (2009-2018), a Thompson Reuters business, in the areas of Business Litigation and General Litigation and he was listed as a Top 50 Lawyer in Connecticut for 2013 and 2014.  Mr. Budinetz has also been recognized in "Best Lawyers," a peer publication for 2015 to 2021.  He is a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, which is by invitation only.  He graduated summa cum ladue from American University Law School and received a degree from Georgetown University with a concentration in finance.

Mr. Budinetz practices in a variety of complex litigation areas including business torts, personal injury defense, insurance coverage disputes under first-party and third-party policies, products liability, bad faith, unfair trade practices and construction disputes.  He also has tried to conclusion cases involving disputes between owners and members of closely-held businesses.