Frank Usseglio is a founding principal of Kenny, O’Keefe & Usseglio, P. C. He is AV rated. He has practiced in the areas of product liability, professional liability, construction and commercial litigation for the past 23 years. For more than two decades, Attorney Usseglio has been representing design professionals, contractors, and owners in municipal and private construction disputes in Connecticut and Massachusetts. He served as litigation counsel for The City of Hartford in connection with $27 million of new construction and school renovation projects for the Hartford School Building Committee. He owns the distinction of obtaining the only substantial award of attorney’s fees for a defendant manufacturer under Connecticut’s Product Liability Statute, and has been featured in the Product Liability Profiles of the National Law Journal.
Prior to entering private practice, Attorney Usseglio served in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corp, where he served as a military prosecutor, and then as staff judge advocate for a major naval air station. His past government experience includes aircraft mishap investigations, admiralty claims and government contract law. Attorney Usseglio retired as a Navy Captain after 24 years of Honorable Service to his country.
In addition to practicing law, Attorney Usseglio has taught legal principles and trial tactics from coast to coast as an adjunct instructor for the Naval Justice School in Newport, Rhode Island. Additionally, Attorney Usseglio is a former instructor at the Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, where he provided international law training to foreign nations in support of the U.S. State Department’s mission.
- College of the Holy Cross (B.A. Economics, 1983)
- Albany Law School of Union University (J.D., 1986)
- United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
- United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
- Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court
- Mohegan Tribe’s Gaming Disputes Court