John J. Radshaw III

John J. Radshaw III

Attorney John J. Radshaw III is recognized as a dedicated and creative legal advocate. John’s litigation practice encompasses a wide variety of matters, more often than not ones that other lawyers refused to handle because of novelty or complexity.

After more than 10 years of practice at a mid-sized regional law firm after a start a small, local firm, Attorney Radshaw developed the reputation for taking the matters that didn’t fit in the comfortable practice areas of his colleagues. From adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court to antitrust litigation over water rights to civil rights claims over changes in municipal borders, Attorney John Radshaw has handled many unique cases in the state and federal courts in Connecticut.

When local counsel matters were up for assignment, Attorney Radshaw was first to volunteer. His first assignment as local counsel was a collections matter for a national ERISA insurer. Not long thereafter, Attorney Radshaw moved on to the defense of preliminary injunction involving a bet-the-firm intellectual property dispute. Since then Attorney John Radshaw has handled numerous local counsel matters, large and small, in both state and federal court in Connecticut. Additionally, Attorney Radshaw has appeared before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Connecticut Supreme Court

Mr. Radshaw’s reported cases include: Roberts v. City of New Haven, 210 F. Supp. 3d 347 (D. Conn. 2016); Ventres v Goodspeed Airport LLC, 301 Conn. 194, 21 A.3d 709 (2011); Stancuna v. Sherman, 563 F. Supp. 2d 349 (D. Conn. 2008); Sanabria v. Martins, 568 F. Supp. 2d 220 (D. Conn. 2008); S. Lyme Prop. Owners Ass’n, Inc. v. Town of Old Lyme, 539 F. Supp. 2d 547 (D. Conn. 2008); S. Lyme Prop. Owners Ass’n., Inc. v. Town of Old Lyme, 539 F. Supp. 2d 524 (D. Conn. 2008); Walczyk v. Rio, 496 F.3d 139 (2d Cir. 2007); Fernandez v. Alexander, 419 F. Supp. 2d 128 (D. Conn. 2006); Stone v. Town of Westport, 411 F. Supp. 2d 77 (D. Conn. 2006); Holeman v. City of New London, 425 F.3d 184 (2d Cir. 2005); Ventres v Goodspeed Airport LLC, 275 Conn. 105, 881 A.2d 937 (2005); Miller’s Pond Co., LLC v. City of New London, 273 Conn. 786, 873 A.2d 965 (2005); Assegai v. Bloomfield Bd. of Educ., 308 F. Supp. 2d 65 (D. Conn. 2004); Scott v. Town of Monroe, 306 F. Supp. 2d 191 (D. Conn. 2004); Cowan v. Breen, 352 F.3d 756 (2nd Cir. 2003), Murillo v. Seymour Ambulance Association, Inc., et al., 264 Conn. 474 (2003) (holding that hospitals and medical providers do not owe a duty to a bystander witnessing a medical procedure); Harhay v. Town of Ellington B.O.E., 323 F.3d 206 (2nd Cir. 2003); Tripodi v. Local Union No. 38, 120 F.Supp.2d 318 (S.D.N.Y. 2000).

Attorney Radshaw is a member of the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, including the Federal Practice and Litigation Sections, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and a past member and treasurer of the New Haven Inn of Court (2004-8).