Attorney Details

Peter J. Zarella - Of Counsel

PETER J. ZARELLA practices in a range of complex commercial litigation matters involving breaches of contract, business torts, class actions, corporate disputes, fraudulent transfers, insurance coverage and defense, and commercial and construction surety claims.  Mr. Zarella’s practice has intersected with various bankruptcy, regulatory, and tax issues and considerations.  Mr. Zarella has represented owners of power generating facilities, partners and key employees in hedge funds, partners in professional corporations, multi-state service companies, and general contractors in complex construction projects.  Mr. Zarella has trial experience in state and federal courts and has participated in extensive private arbitrations and mediations. 

Mr. Zarella is a member of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section and is an active member in the Connecticut Bar Association, where he currenty serves on the Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee as Chair of the ADR Committee for the 2018-19 term.  He also sits on the Pro Bono and Membership Committees. Prior to joining MDM&C, Mr. Zarella clerked in the Connecticut Superior Court in the judicial district of Hartford.  Mr. Zarella graduated cum laude from Western New England University School of Law in 2012, where he served as an editor of the school’s law review and was a member on its National Moot Court Team.