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Dominic J. Squatrito Edit Profile

Dominic J. Squatrito, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Civil Litigation, First Amendment Law, Commercial Transactions and Organizations.

Background

Squatrito, Dominic J. was born in 1939 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

Education

Wesleyan University (Bachelor of Arts). Yale University (Bachelor of Laws).

Career

Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Squatrito received a B.A. from Wesleyan University in 1961 and an LL.B. from Yale Law School in 1965. He was a Fulbright scholar to the University of Florence, Florence, Italy in 1962. He was in private practice of law in Manchester, Connecticut from 1966 to 1994, and was a counsel to the Town of Manchester Housing Authority from 1972 to 1979, and to the Connecticut State Legislature Judiciary Committee from 1974 to 1975.

He was a clerk for the Connecticut State Committee on Executive Nominations from 1974 to 1978, and chief counsel of the Connecticut Senate from 1976 to 1980. On July 28, 1994, Squatrito was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 6, 1994, and received his commission the following day.

He assumed senior status on November 1, 2004.