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David A. Estabrook Senior Counsel PRINT FRIENDLY


David Estabrook, Senior Counsel with Hickey Smith, is a highly skilled litigation attorney with more than ten years of experience expertise in insurance defense, premises liability, and personal injury matters.

David began his career as a judicial clerk with the Connecticut Superior Court. Early in his career, he also worked as staff counsel for the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Massachusetts.

Before joining Hickey Smith, David practiced law within the context of defending policyholders in complex litigation arising from premises liability, motor vehicle collision, general product liability, specialty product liability actions within automotive and trucking contexts, and trucking accident matters. In addition, he has extensive experience with commercial and residential construction and construction-defect litigation and has represented numerous builders, managers, and construction management firms in a variety of matters.

David has successfully argued matters at state Appellate Court and briefed matters that have been argued at state Supreme Court. Along with his appellate work, David has also tried numerous cases to verdict before state juries in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

He has successfully represented clients in complex liability and contractual matters through the use of alternative dispute resolution techniques. As part of those alternative resolution activities, he has worked in the Massachusetts and Connecticut Federal Courts and settled several cases through court-required mediation.


T/F 203-935-8312


Primary Mailing Address:
1040 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 9C
New York, NY 10018

Local Address:
39 ½ Wedgewood Drive
Suite 239
Jewett City, CT 06351



JD, University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2005

BS, Business Administration, Southern New Hampshire University, 1981

Bar Admissions



Court Admissions

United States District Court for the District of Connecticut

United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut