Attorney Mark H. Dean, P.C.
241 Main Street, Suite 501
Hartford, CT 06106
Work: (860) 541-6699
Fax: (860) 241-7744

Practice Areas

Business Litigation

  • Shareholder and partnership disputes (buyouts, dissolutions, accountings, minority oppression).
  • Merger and acquisition litigation for closely-held businesses.
  • Business torts (including fraud, tortious interference, unfair trade practices, trade secret misappropriation, non-compete violations, conversion, bad faith, defamation).
  • Corporate veil piercing and successor liability.
  • Franchise litigation.

Commercial And Real Estate Litigation

  • Commercial collections.
  • Foreclosures and foreclosure defense.
  • Recovery of collateral (replevin) and secured party disputes.
  • Lender liability.
  • Landlord-tenant disputes.
  • Contract disputes.

Personal Injury

  • Automobile accidents.
  • Premises liability.
  • Negligence.
  • Products liability.

Professional Regulation

Attorney Dean has extensive experience representing attorneys and other licensed professionals before disciplinary tribunals at the administrative, trial court, and appellate levels. In appropriate cases, he has represented plaintiffs in legal malpractice cases and has served as an expert witness concerning a lawyer's professional responsibilities.

Employment Law

  • Breach of employment agreements.
  • Wrongful discharge.
  • Discrimination claims.
  • Wage and hour claims.
  • Employee torts.

Probate And Fiduciary Litigation

Fiduciary accountability and removal, undue influence, and constructive trusts.

General Litigation

Attorney Dean has handled numerous miscellaneous cases beyond the Practice Areas listed elsewhere. The types of these cases are too numerous to list in their entirety but encompass such diverse subjects as construction claims and mechanics liens, conversion and civil theft claims, defamation, tax appeals, and bankruptcy adversary proceedings (litigation concerning dischargeability, preferences, and reliefs from stay).

Contracts And Business Administration

Contract negotiation and drafting, employment contracts, non-competition and confidentiality agreements, company formation and administration, lease review, etc.