Carlton Chen

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About Carlton Chen
Carlton is a seasoned lawyer with entrepreneurial and business executive leadership experience. He has substantial experience in business and corporate transactions, including M&A, technology transfer, securities law compliance, financing, and international trade. He provides legal counseling to the firm's clients and protects their interests, including trade secrets and other intellectual property rights, as well as litigation management, including overseeing product liability, patent and trademark infringement, large scale, and complex lawsuits. He negotiates deals and writes all types of contracts, including buy/sell, partnership, strategic alliance, licensing, distribution and sales agreements. He also facilitates to resolve business problems and disputes, including through alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration.

Prior to joining the firm in 2013, he served for 16 years as Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of West Hartford-based Colt’s Manufacturing Company. Previously, he served in various senior legal roles at Fortune 500 companies. Earlier, he was a corporate lawyer at a major Connecticut law firm.