Cristin has twelve years of trial practice and civil litigation experience. Ms. Sheehan devotes much of her time to handling appeals in State Administrative Agencies, the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In addition to appellate advocacy, she represents clients in subject matters including: employment discrimination, professional liability, insurance coverage disputes, contract disputes, and products liability.
A representative sample of decisions includes: Crenshaw v. City of New Haven, ___ Fed. Appx, 2016 WL 3409658 (2nd Cir, 2016); Licaj v. Sconyers, 163 Conn. App. 419 (2016); Schaeppi v. Unifund, 161 Conn. App. 33, cert denied, 320 Conn. 909 (2015); Dorreman v. Johnson, 141 Conn. App. 91 (2013); Jefferson v. Waveny Care Center, Inc., 134 Conn. App. 727 (2012); Davies v. Jezek, 123 Conn. App. 555 (2010); Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Lone Star Industries, Inc., 290 Conn. 767 (2009); Solonick v. Electric Boat Corp., 111 Conn. App. 793, 961 A.2d 470 (2008); and ACMAT Corp. v. Greater New York Mut. Ins. Co., 88 Conn. App. 471 (2005).
Prior to joining the firm, Cristin served as a law clerk to the Honorable Francis X. Hennessy of the Connecticut Appellate Court.
- Connecticut Bar Association
- New Haven Inn of Court, present Secretary
- Named to the list of Rising Stars New England in the area of Labor & Employment as published by Law & Politics and Connecticut Magazine, 2011–2012.
- Named to the list of Super Lawyers New England in the area of Labor & Employment as published by Law & Politics and Connecticut Magazine, 2013–2016.