Kevin M. Godbout

Kevin M. Godbout


195 Church Street, 13th Floor
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: 203.821.2000
Fax: 203.821.2009


Kevin M. Godbout has a broad range of experience in the practice of professional liability defense. He represents professionals involved in disputes both in and out of court. These professionals include attorneys, architects, engineers, land surveyors, and accountants. He also represents businesses and individuals involved in commercial disputes. Attorney Godbout has significant experience resolving complex disputes through mediation.

Attorney Godbout is recognized by Super Lawyers and named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list since 2016. Both honors are in the practice area of Professional Liability: Defense. He has been rated AV-Preeminent by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell.

Attorney Godbout graduated from Colgate University in 1990 and received his law degree, with honors, from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 1994. While in law school he served as a Notes & Comments Editor on the Law Review and was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Practice. Attorney Godbout is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York.  He is a member of the Connecticut and New Haven County Bar associations and the Construction Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.

Professional Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
    •  Construction Law Section, Member
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member

Classes & Seminars

  • “Practical Professional Services Contract Considerations for Engineers,” American Society of Civil Engineers, elearning webinar, June, 2017.

Honors & Awards

Speaking Engagements

Representative Cases

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D. with Honors
  • Colgate University, B.A.