Attorney Details

Louis R. Pepe - Partner

LOUIS R. PEPE is a litigation attorney who focuses his practice on business torts and contract disputes and construction contract cases. He represents his clients in state and federal courts as well as in arbitration, mediation and other ADR proceedings.

Mr. Pepe received a B.Mgt.E. degree and an M.S. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a J.D., with distinction, from Cornell Law School. He is admitted to the practice of law in Connecticut and before the United States Supreme Court and numerous federal district courts and courts of appeal.

He has taught in seminars presented by the Connecticut Bar Association on trial practice and has presented seminars in business and construction litigation throughout the country. Mr. Pepe has also taught a course on arbitration at the University of Connecticut Law School.

Mr. Pepe is a former president of the Connecticut Bar Association (2005-2006), a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Construction Lawyers, an Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and a Fellow in the Connecticut Bar Foundation and the American Bar Foundation. He is listed in “Who’s Who in America,” “Who’s Who in American Law,” “The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers” (Construction),“Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers,” and “Who’s Who in International Arbitration.”

Mr. Pepe has been listed in Super Lawyers® (2006-2018) a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Construction Litigation, Business Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE. He has also been listed in Best Lawyers® (1995-2021), a Woodward/White, Inc. business and partners with U.S.News & World Report, in the areas of Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, and Mediation. He was also recognized as the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for Bet-the-Company Litigation and Contstruction Law in the Hartford area.  A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE.

He is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s panels for Large, Complex Commercial Cases, International Cases, and Mega Project Cases, and its Construction Master Mediator Panel.  He is also a member of the arbitration panel of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution.