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Aeton Law Partners

Connecticut Law Firm for Trials and Transactions

We handle trials and transactions throughout Connecticut in a variety of matters such as business, employment, technology, insurance, serious personal injury, and criminal law. The term "Aeton" means swift and efficient, and we designed our law practice to be both. By doing so we can provide high quality but cost-effective legal services. At Aeton, 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.
Litigation, Trial And Dispute Resolution By Respected Courtroom Attorneys

Our litigation and trial attorneys include two former prosecutors as well as attorneys from prominent law firms. Our lead trial attorney, N. Kane Bennett, has been named a Super Lawyer from 2014-2017 for Business Litigation. He received his trial and litigation training as a prosecutor and later at one of Connecticut's largest litigation and trial law firms. He is joined by experienced trial attorneys Nate Baber and Dean Hanafin. Whether working together as part of a team or individually, they handle lawsuits and trials for individuals, corporations, small businesses, and insurance companies in several areas to include business, insurance, technology, personal injury, employment and criminal law.

We also frequently get involved in unique and specialized areas of law on a case-by-case basis. We handle cases throughout Connecticut, in state and federal court.

We also handle select matters in Massachusetts and several other states with assistance of local counsel. We have handled cases in Delaware, California, New York, and Arizona to name a few. We further serve as local counsel in Connecticut to other attorneys nationwide seeking to bring claims in Connecticut.

Business Law And Transactions By Experienced Attorneys

At Aeton, our Connecticut business lawyers provide transactional legal services to entrepreneurs and startups, small business owners, 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 including DECD loans, and the purchase and sale of businesses by asset purchase or stock purchase. Our transactional attorneys work with local and high-level tax professionals, forensic accountants, and business accountants to provide a team approach to business strategy and legal advice.

We also draft and negotiate all types of contracts and merger and acquisition documents including asset purchase agreements, stock purchase and redemption agreements, business succession documents, partnership agreements, operating agreements, executive compensation agreements, and physician contracts and agreements. We further provide a range of transactional services for technology businesses including privacy policies, terms of use, Internet polices, vendor agreements, independent contractor agreements, confidentiality agreements, master services agreements, software audit defense, and software asset management plans.

Employment Contracts, Non-Compete, And Trade Secret Disputes

We are regularly hired to handle various types of employment lawsuits and disputes. In particular, clients hire our attorneys to draft, review, and defend or bring lawsuits involving non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and non-disclosure agreements. We also have represented several companies and individuals involving claims of theft of trade secrets, stealing client and customer lists, and computer data. We work with experts to reconstruct "inside" jobs involving theft of data and client lists.

Shareholder Rights, Dissolution Actions, Partnership Disputes

In corporate disputes involving shareholder's rights, breach of fiduciary obligations, and dissolution, we represent companies, officers and directors, and individual shareholders in pre-suit negotiations and in active litigation. 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 before the disputes escalate to a lawsuit. A typical case might involve breach of an operating agreement, judicial dissolutions, self-dealing or theft of funds, or violation of common law fiduciary duties or statutory duties of good faith and fair dealing. We have handled many cases through to trial involving partnership disputes or “business divorces” and break ups.

Serious Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Claims

Our 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, truck accidents, fires, explosions, construction site accidents, defective products, and defective property. We have worked with experts from across the country to support our cases.

Attorneys For Criminal Defense, Regulatory Discipline, Elected Officials

We defend clients on a range of criminal defense matters, such as computer crimes, computer fraud and abuse, financial crimes, white collar crime, and driving under the influence, in the Middletown and Hartford areas and throughout Connecticut. Our attorneys handle defense of ethics charges against elected officials and professionals. We further handle professional and regulatory discipline matters for professionals including in the health care field. We have significant experience representing and advising physicians on contractual issues and medical staff privileges.

Technology And Software Matters By Skilled Technology Attorneys

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.

Technology Errors And Omissions - Technology Dispute Attorneys

Our attorneys provide 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 in-depth knowledge and understanding of insurance defense. We serve as approved panel counsel to several insurance companies who provide errors and omissions insurance to technology professionals. We get hired by individuals, privately owned companies, and insurance companies to handle technology related lawsuits.

Internet Attorneys, Internet Disputes, Online Harassment

We handle many different types of civil litigation involving the Internet. These claims can include defamation, online harassment, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement and infliction of emotional distress. Many of these claims require the understanding and gathering of electronic evidence. Our attorneys bring the experience necessary to pursue and defend these claims. We have represented several individuals, school-aged children, and professionals targeted for online harassment, revenge porn, and stalking.

General Litigation

Don’t see your type of case? We handle many different types of civil litigation. In fact, we get hired to handle cases in specialized and unique areas of law. We get hired not because of the subject matter expertise, but because of our litigation and trial skills. 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.

To speak with us or learn more call 860-724-2160 or contact us online. To review how our Connecticut business lawyers charge for our services, please click here.

  • "I have asked Attorney Bennett for advice and direction on a number of matters. Neyah has a very high competency and I would recommend him highly to anyone needing legal advice. What differentiates Neyah is not only the level of confidence he instills and a keen insight, but most importantly the fact that he can take care of business."
  • "David is a great partner to work with. In my experience, he is very knowledgeable and diligent in his work. He delivers top quality results and he excels in negotiations. I learned a great deal when working with David and use lots of the lessons he taught me in my current position today."
  • "Attorney Bennett was very thorough in reviewing my case, and did an exceptional job in identifying all of the potential hazards on both sides. He has great intuition and is very adept at navigating the legal process."
  • "David is one of the brightest, most ethical people that I know. His business solutions are creative and effective. He brings a clear sense of ethics to all that he does. He is also a nice person. Working with David is a pleasure."
  • "I have worked with other lawyers in the past but none as knowledgeable, professional, or attentive as Kane Bennett. Retaining Aeton Law partners saved me time and money while giving me peace of mind to attend to my business and be with my family. I cannot recommend Aeton Law enough if you need a competent, reliable lawyer."
  • "Have had a great experience with Aeton. As a tech startup, we relied on the firm for advice regarding IP, contracts with outside developers, trademarks, corporate structure and an assortment of other startup related issues."
  • "Nate and Kane provided exceptional service across several legal areas. In addition to being professional and thorough, they were extremely accessible outside normal business hours. Out of the several firms I have retained in the past, Aeton law has greatly exceeded my expectations. Their advice has been invaluable and much appreciated. I would recommend them to anyone."
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