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Associate - Andrea L. Gomes

Andrea L. Gomes


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Andrea Gomes is a member of the Real Estate, Environmental and Land Use Practice Group.  She practices in the areas of environmental law, construction, and land use permitting and litigation.  Andrea has represented private companies, developers, and property owners in various site plan applications, administrative appeals, affordable housing matters, and property disputes.  She has also represented municipalities, contractors, and subcontractors in their construction litigation matters.  Her environmental work encompasses environmental clean-up and cost recovery actions and representation of large shipping companies and their insurers in marine casualty events, including oil spill response and natural resource damage assessments and restoration matters.

While attending the University of Connecticut School of Law, Andrea served as the Executive Director of the Connecticut Moot Court Board.  Prior to joining the firm Andrea served as a Judicial Clerk to Chief Judge Antoinette Dupont and Judge Thomas Bishop.  Previously she was a summer associate with Shipman & Goodwin.

Andrea is also fluent in Portuguese.


  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Land Use/Zoning (2017-2019)
  • Connecticut Insurance Law Journal; Notes & Comments Editor
  • CALI Excellence Awards in Business Organization (2012)
  • The David H. Neiditz Professional Writing Award (2013)
  • American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Scholarship and Leadership Award (2013)

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association: Construction Law Section, Executive Committee; Environmental Law Section; and Planning and Zoning Section
  • Portuguese Bar Association of Connecticut
  • CREW - The Real Estate Exchange, Board Member
  • Professional Women in Construction, Mentor Program Committee Member
  • Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society

Community Involvement

  • West Hartford Planning and Zoning Commission, Alternate Member
  • Fred D. Wish School Volunteer Tutor Program
  • Connecticut Veterans Legal Center: Pro bono representation of veterans
  • Lawyers for Children of America: Pro bono representation of children

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Practice Areas


  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • New York University, B.A., with honors, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of CT
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