Attorney Kim A.S. Sudnick

Kim Sudnick has recovered more than 64 million in settlements and verdicts in MA, CT, and VT. Kim has tried cases in CT and MA. Because of her success at trial work her colleagues nominated her to The National Trial Lawyers- Top 100 Civil practice trial lawyers. In 2015, Kim obtained a record verdict in one of the most conservative trial courts in the state of Connecticut. Kim enjoys the respect of the members of The National Trial Lawyersthe Connecticut Bar Association by being nominated for 15 consecutive years to the Connecticut Bar Association Ethics Committee where she is frequently called upon to write and interpret ethical opinions on how liens impact personal injury cases. Kim not only represents motorcycle riders throughout New England she has a license to ride and is a proud supporting member of the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association.

Kim has performed trials in both Massachusetts and Connecticut. She has brought many personal injury cases to binding arbitration including one where she obtained multi-million dollar arbitration award on disputed liability case. Kim has successfully brought many premise liability cases (slip and fall cases) to six-figure results through mediation and litigation. A graduate of the Western New England University – School of Law (1993), Kim was born and raised in the Springfield area in Western Massachusetts. Kim graduated from Boston University. She then lived in Boston and worked in Cambridge and Boston. Kim worked in the consumer affairs division of the Attorney General’s office in Boston. She attended Western New England University School of Law in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Before recruited by the Haymond Law Firm Kim performed trials for a National Labor Union, a business, and served as a Special Prosecutor trying cases for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Northwestern District Attorney’s office and then went into private practice in Springfield, MA litigating personal injury cases. Kim is admitted to practice law in each of the following jurisdictions: Commonwealth of Massachusetts (admitted in 1993), State of Connecticut (admitted in 1995), State of Vermont (admitted 2015) and the United States District Court – District of Massachusetts (admitted in 1994) and the United State District Court –District of Connecticut (admitted in 2010).

Kim has a motorcycle license. Kim is a member of the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association and has represented motorcycle riding clients throughout New England. Kim’s hobbies include hiking, hunting dogs, basketball and continuing her family tradition of preserving open land spaces in New England, which in the past included the Sudnick Dairy Farm in Southampton, MA, Bauneg Beg Mountain Conservation Area, North Berwick, ME; Nod Brook Dog Training Area, Avon, CT and now the Simsbury Land Trust, Simsbury, CT.

Education

  • Boston University, Boston, MA, (B.A., 1989)
  • Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, Cambridge, MA, (1988/89)
  • Western New England University, Springfield, MA, (J.D., 1993)

Admissions/Memberships

  • Member of the Bar, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Member of the Bar, State of Connecticut
  • Member of the Bar, State of Vermont
  • United States District Court – District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court – District of Connecticut
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • CBA Committee of Professional Ethics, Member
  • CBA – Young Lawyers Section – Ethics Committee, Past Co-Chair
  • Massachusetts Motorcycle Association

Honors/Awards

  • Frequent Guest of TV news anchorman Logan Byrnes Fox CT Morning News (2010-present)
  • Commencement Address Speaker at Boston University Sesquicentennial Graduation Ceremony
  • Connecticut Bar Association- Seminars on Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Past Faculty
  • Manchester Community College Mock Trial Judge
  • Wall of Tolerance Award Recipient
  • True Colors, Inc., Past Board Member