Raymond H. Bruce

Bruce H. Raymond

  • Principal

Glastonbury, CT



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Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Asbestos
  • Intellectual Property Matters
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Professional Liability Matters
  • Technology
  • E-Commerce


Bruce H. Raymond has served as lead counsel in more than 1000 litigated cases in over 20 years of trial practice in state and federal courts in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Named as one of The Best and Brightest Business Attorneys (Hartford Magazine 2010) Attorney Raymond regularly represents companies in litigation. He earned his CIPP/US credential (Certified Information and Privacy Professional ) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals – IAPP. In addition to representing clients in data loss litigation, Bruce has been privileged to speak on the topic of data breach and privacy law on several state and national professional seminars including a recent panel with the Connecticut’s lead data breach enforcement officer. In 2013, Bruce appeared on the local NBC affiliate along with Attorney General George Jepsen in a feature story about how businesses should address customer privacy. His experience includes cyber liability, data breach, privacy law, professional liability, business litigation, products liability, toxic torts including asbestos, and intellectual property matters. He has litigated personal injury insurance defense cases including trucking, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, liquor liability E&O, and D&O matters. Attorney Raymond represented Deere & Company in its successful appeal addressing the malfunction theory in products liability cases. Metropolitan Property & Casualty Ins. Co. v. Deere & Co., 302 Conn. 123, 125, 25 A.3d 571 (2011). 302 Conn. 123, 125, 25 A.3d 571 (2011).

CLM: Chair, NE Region, CT Lead Chair,
Certified in Litigation management CLM Litigation Management Institute 2012
Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association – President (past)
DRI Board of Directors (past)
IADC – Member

Published Works

  • Product Liability Defenses: A State-by-State Compendium, Connecticut Chapter (DRI 2007),
  • Welding Rod Litigation: A Primer on the Legal and Medical/Scientific Issue, (Co-Author with
  • Mark A. Roberts, Ph.D.), National DRI Tele-Seminar, March, 2005
  • A Peek into The Future: CCA litigation Fact and Fiction, DRI’s National Products Liability
  • Conference, 2004
  • CCA-Treated Wood Litigation – Legitimate Class Action or Paper Tiger?, For the Defense, June, 2002
  • Commercial Sale of Used Products: Strict Liability is Not Part of the Bargain, For The Defense, October, 1997


  • Construction Defect Litigation, DRI, ADTA, FDCC, IADC, International Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2004 to 2004
  • Presenter, CIMA (Construction Industry Manufacturer’s Association), Mock Trial, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2001 to 2001
  • “What Every Hardlines Manufacturer Should Know About Products Liability Litigation and Risk Management”, AHMA’s 8th Annual Manufactures’ Excellence Conference, Marco Island Florida, 1998 to 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, President
  • Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Defense Research Institute, Regional Representative, Board of Directors
  • Defense Research Institute, Agricultural, Construction, Mining and Industrial Equipment, Chairman
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), Member
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Sections, Member
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Law Office Management Section, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member, Present


New England School of Law,
Boston, Massachusetts

  • J.D. – 1989
  • Honors: cum laude
  • Honors: Phi Alpha Delta

University of Connecticut,
Storrs, Connecticut

  • B.A. – 1986

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award
  • Local Government Award
  • Best Advocate, North-Eastern Region
  • American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition