Robert L. Wyld - Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Robert L. Wyld

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 860-251-5620

Bob Wyld's extensive civil litigation experience centers on complex business and commercial litigation. This includes general business matters, intra-corporate and partnership disputes, shareholder oppression and corporate governance litigation, securities, class action, breach of contract, insurance coverage, and business tort issues. He litigates disputes in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, insurance, financial services, manufacturing and not-for-profit businesses. He also has significant experience representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in complex trust and estates litigation, including will contests, trustee surcharge and removal litigation, contested accountings, cy pres and deviation claims, and trust and will construction actions. In addition to his trial practice, Bob has considerable experience with alternative dispute resolution procedures, including mediation and commercial arbitration.

Bob is a former law clerk of United States District Court Judge Frank J. Murray and has served as President of the Hartford County Bar Association, President of the Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court, President of the Hartford County Bar Foundation and as a Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation.

Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D. 1976
Oliver Ellsworth Inn of CourtHartford County Bar FoundationHartford County Bar AssociationConnecticut Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationThe Law Works for PeopleBench Bar Leadership ConferenceCBA Task Force on Professionalism (1999)

Office Location

One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103-1919
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Trusts and Estates of the Hartford Metro Area
Robert L. Wyld has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation (Closely-Held Businesses, Complex Litigation, Contract Disputes, Fiduciary Duties)
Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Other Information

Gender: Male