David J. Baker

David J. Baker, Attorney

Attorney David J. Baker is a lifelong Connecticut resident.  He attended high school at the Fairfield College Preparatory School in Fairfield, CT, and then graduated cum laude from the University of Connecticut, from which he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1985. Attorney Baker subsequently graduated from the Quinnipiac University School of Law (formerly known as the University of Bridgeport School of Law), attaining his Juris Doctor Degree in 1991. He was a member of the Law Review and was one of only two students in his class to have both of his student articles selected for publication in the Law Review. He also served as a member of the Law Review Editorial Board during his final year of law school. Attorney Baker was also the recipient of an American Jurisprudence Award for excellence in Legal Skills.

Attorney Baker has been actively engaged in general litigation practice in the State of Connecticut since 1992. He also has been licensed to practice law in the State of New York since 1992, and in the Mohegan Sun Gaming Disputes Court since 1999. He is also admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Attorney Baker concentrates his practice in the area of personal injury, foreclosure and real estate litigation, and commercial and complex litigation. He has successfully pursued and defended many slip and fall and motor vehicle accident cases, including several cases that were designated complex litigation matters. He has also represented injured persons and achieved many favorable settlements on their behalf.

He is a passionate and lifelong fan and supporter of the New York Yankees and the University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball teams.  He is a resident of the Momauguin section of East Haven and enjoys taking bike rides and walks on the beach, travelling, reading, gardening, and swimming.

Some representative reported decisions: Alterio v. Diaz, 2002 Conn. Super Lexis 2191 (summary judgment granted on recklessness claim); Buckeridge v. Schkeeper, 2017 Conn. Super Lexis 2832 (summary judgment granted on recklessness claim).