Marc N. Needelman, Esq.

Marc N. Needelman, Esq.

needelmanheadshotMarc N. Needelman is an attorney in Hartford County, CT with 39 years of experience representing clients in a wide range of legal matters. Since opening his law firm in 2000, Mr. Needelman has practiced in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury, municipal law, corporate and commercial law, real estate law, zoning, landlord-tenant law, collections and probate. Since 1991, Mr. Needelman has also provided legal services as the Bloomfield Town Attorney.

Prior to becoming the Bloomfield Town Attorney, Mr. Needelman served as the deputy mayor for the Town of Bloomfield. Before that, he was a Deputy Assistant State’s Attorney for the State of Connecticut. He is active in politics and has also served as a Bloomfield town councilman, chairman of the Bloomfield Inland Wetland and Watercourses Commission, member of the Bloomfield Planning and Zoning Commission, acting town manager of Bloomfield, vice chair of the Bloomfield Democratic Town Committee, and member and former officer of the Bloomfield Fire Department.

Practice areas

  • Personal injury
  • Automobile accidents
  • Criminal defense
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Litigation
  • Civil law
  • Real estate
  • Corporate law
  • Commercial law
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Municipal law
  • Zoning law
  • Landlord-tenant law
  • Probate
  • Wills
  • Collections

Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1977
  • U. S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2012

Education

  • J.D., Western New England University School of Law, 1977
  • B.A., George Washington University, 1974

Memberships and activities

  • Litigation and Criminal Justice Sections, Hartford County and Connecticut Bar Associations
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Connecticut Association of Municipal Attorneys
  • Bloomfield Town Attorney, 1991–present
  • Deputy Assistant State’s Attorney, 1978–1981
  • Acting town manager, Town of Bloomfield, 1998–2000
  • Deputy Mayor, Town of Bloomfield, 1989–1991
  • Bloomfield town councilman, 1985–1991
  • Member, Bloomfield Planning and Zoning Commission, 1983–1985
  • Chairman, Bloomfield Inland Wetland and Watercourses Commission, 1978–1985
  • Vice chair, Bloomfield Democratic Town Committee
  • Member and former officer, Bloomfield Fire Department
  • Trustee, Solomon Schechter Day School, 1992–1995
  • Director, Federation Homes, 1993–1995, 1998–2000
  • President, Beth Hillel Synagogue, 1999–2001

Published cases

  • Shelby Mutual Insurance Company v. Dennis Della Ghelfa, et. al., 200 Conn. 630
  • Southern New England Telephone Co. v. Board of Tax Review, 31 Conn. App. 155

Lectures

  • Landlord-Tenant Law, Heritage Publishing