Attorney Robert F. Shea, Jr
Attorney Shea brings more than 20 years of government relations experience to his work, including 10 years at Gaffney, Bennett & Associates as well as time representing the Insurance Association of Connecticut.
As President of Shea Law Inc., Attorney Shea has effectively leveraged this experience on behalf of many of the firm’s largest and long standing clients by successfully identifying creative opportunities and solving problems for his clients.
His exhaustive work has resulted in the implementation of numerous legislative initiatives.
Throughout his career, Attorney Shea has worked with and developed relationships with key decision-makers in the General Assembly.
He has represented many different industries on a broad scope of policy issues related to appropriations, transportation, alternative-energy, environment and education on matters before the legislative and executive branches of government.
He advises clients on legislative and political strategy, messaging and grassroots mobilization.
Attorney Shea is an active volunteer for nonprofit organizations that help disabled children and adults, including Connecticut Families for Effective Autism Treatment (CTFEAT) and Autism Speaks.
A native of Milton, Massachusetts, Attorney Shea holds a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law. Attorney Shea is admitted to practice in Connecticut and before the U.S. District Court for Connecticut.
He resides in West Hartford, CT with his wife Rosanne and their two children, Jeremiah and Fiona.