Christopher P. Williams


Christopher Williams is a trial lawyer who represents individuals and businesses in matters involving tort claims, product liability, land use, commercial litigation, catastrophic personal injury and insurance coverage.

He has litigated matters in all of Connecticut’s judicial districts, Connecticut’s Federal Court and Connecticut’s Appellate and Supreme Court. In 2018, Attorney Williams was honored to receive the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association’s Rising Star Award – an award recognizing his litigation accomplishments. Before entering private practice, Attorney Williams served as a judicial research clerk for the judges of Connecticut’s Superior Court. In addition to practicing law, Christopher serves as an elected member of West Hartford’s Town Council.


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., 2008, magna cum laude
  • Loyola College in Maryland, B.A., 2005, cum laude

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut
  • United States Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court
  • Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court

Honors and Publications

  • Selected to the ConnecticutSuper Lawyer® List: 2019
  • Selected to the Connecticut Super Lawyer® Rising Stars List: 2017-2018
  • Attorney Williams was awarded the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association’s 2018 Rising Star Award
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Distinguished Academic Achievement Award in Constitutional Law
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Distinguished Academic Achievement Award in Legislation
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Health Law Journal: Member, Executive Managing Editor
  • Editor and Researcher for Understanding Bioethics and the Law by Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Barry R. Schaller
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Society Member
  • Executive Managing Editor, Quinnipiac Health Law Journal 2007-2008.

Community Involvement

  • West Hartford Town Council, Elected Member
  • Participant in 2018 White House Roundtable on Housing Affordability
  • Town of West Hartford Conservation and Environment Commission, Former Member
  • Town of West Hartford Advisory Commission for Persons with Disabilities, Former Member
  • Former, West Hartford Town Council Zoning Alternate
  • Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court, Former Member