Connecticut Law Firm for Litigation, Business and Technology
The term "Aeton" means swift and efficient and we designed our law firm to meet that description. We recognize our clients want their matters handled efficiently, thoughtfully, and with diligence. Our attorneys provide the depth of knowledge expected of large law firm attorneys, but the personalized attention, competitive rates and alternative fee structures afforded by a small, nontraditional firm. We take pride in the commitment and dedication to our client's legal problems, and we work in collaboration with our clients to find the right solutions.
- Our partners are rated AV Preeminent by their peers, which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards as determined by Martindale-Hubbell.
- Our attorneys have been included in the select listing of outstanding attorneys in Connecticut and New England by Super Lawyers.
- Our lawyers are recognized as "Top-Rated Lawyers" by The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines.
- Our attorneys have been selected as "Top Attorneys" by both Connecticut Magazine and Hartford Magazine.
We also frequently get involved in unique and specialized areas of law on a case-by-case basis. We handle cases in Connecticut and Massachusetts, in state and federal court, and several other states with assistance of local counsel. We serve as local counsel in Connecticut to other attorneys nationwide.
At Aeton, our Connecticut attorneys provide legal services to entrepreneurs, startups, and mature companies on all types of legal matters and general business law. We represent all business sectors and provide services to include general counsel legal services, employment counseling, business formation, commercial transactions, loan closing and business financing, and purchase and sale of businesses.
Our attorneys are uniquely qualified to provide excellent representation in Tech E&O, an emerging area of litigation claims. We combine decades of technology transaction and litigation experience on behalf of private clients with our knowledge and understanding of insurance defense.
For Tech E&O, we provide a range of services from the beginning of an insurer's involvement with underwriting to final conclusion with litigation or alternative dispute resolution. Our services include analysis of risk and exposure for underwriting, pre-claims counseling, pre-suit negotiations and forensic investigations, and litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
Our attorneys provide counseling on all facets of the law related to software, hardware, IT consulting, outsourcing, intellectual property and technology development. Our lead technology transactions attorney, David Benoit, is AV peer review rated. He has personally drafted and negotiated over $2.5 billion dollars in technology transactions on behalf of clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to technology startups. His training and experience was gained from working at a large law firm and in the corporate law department of a global financial services corporation.Employment, Non-Compete, and Trade Secret Disputes
Aeton is regularly hired to handle various types of employment disputes. In particular, clients hire Aeton's attorneys to draft, review, and litigate non-compete agreements. We also have represented several companies and individuals involving claims of stolen trade secrets, client lists, and computer data. We have worked with experts to reconstruct "inside" jobs involving theft of data and client lists.
In corporate disputes involving shareholder's rights, breach of fiduciary obligations, and dissolution, Aeton represents companies, officers and directors, and individual shareholders. We bring and defend dissolution actions involving claims of oppression by shareholders and breach of shareholder agreements. We also get hired to resolve disputes between partners and members of limited liability companies. A typical case might involve breach of an operating agreement, self-dealing or theft of funds, or violation of common law fiduciary duties.
At Aeton, we handle many different types of civil litigation including defamation, online harassment, invasion of privacy, and infliction of emotional distress. Many of these claims require the understanding and gathering of electronic evidence. Aeton's attorneys bring the experience necessary to pursue and defend these claims.Serious Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Claims
Aeton attorneys have years of experience investigating and handling serious personal injury and wrongful death claims. Our cases typically involve serious injuries or wrongful death from car or auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, fires, construction sites, defective products, and defective property.
Our attorneys handle defense of ethics charges against elected officials and professionals. We also handle professional and regulatory discipline matters for professionals. We further defend clients on a range of criminal defense matters, such as computer crimes, computer fraud and abuse, and driving under the influence, in the Middletown and Hartford areas and throughout Connecticut.General Litigation
At Aeton, we handle many different types of civil litigation. Contact us to tell us about your case and see if we are a good fit for your needs. If we cannot help you, we will try to refer you to the right attorney.