C. Donald Neville concentrates his practice in commercial litigation in state and federal courts, with an emphasis on creditor’s rights, including contract disputes, bankruptcy, commercial and consumer collections, landlord/tenant disputes, foreclosures, mechanic’s lien disputes, and tax appeals. Don regularly represents clients in Connecticut Superior Courts, District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts, and has argued appeals at the Connecticut Appellate Court and Connecticut Supreme Court. He is also admitted to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Don has successfully tried multiple cases to verdict both court-side and jury.
Don received his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Hartford in 1993, and graduated with honors in 2001 from the University of Connecticut School of Law. While in law school, he served as the Notes and Comments Editor for the Connecticut Journal of International Law, was on the Moot Court Board, and received an Award for Excellence for his academics. After graduation, Don worked in the litigation department of Murtha Cullina LLP in Hartford for five years. He joined the Firm in 2007.
Don is a member of Connecticut Bar Association and Connecticut Creditor’s Bar Association. Don had been selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers from 2009 -2012. Only 2.5% of the attorneys in Connecticut are named as “Rising Stars”. Don was recognized by the CBA as a Distinguished Volunteer in 2003 for his community activity and was on the CBA Pro Bono Honor Roll in 2005 for his pro bono efforts.
Don lives in West Hartford with his wife and three children. He serves as Commissioner on the West Hartford Zoning Board of Appeals, and is currently Chairman of that Board.