K. Wynne Bohonnon

K. Wynne Bohonnon

Of Counsel
New Haven, Connecticut
(203) 773-1427

K. Wynne Bohonnon has represented parties in administrative actions and state and federal court in various maritime and admiralty matters. He has represented passengers, crew members and seaman in personal injury claims. He has represented marinas, yacht brokers, manufacturers and real property owners in claims. In 2013 Governor Dannel P. Malloy appointed Attorney K. Wynne Bohonnon to the Connecticut Pilot Commission. Pursuant to Connecticut General Statute (CGS) 263, sec 15-13c, the Connecticut Pilot Commission (CPC) advises the Commissioner of Transportation on issues related to the licensure of marine pilots, the safe conduct of vessels, pilotage rates and the protection of the ports and waters of Connecticut.  The appointment comes at a critical time for Connecticut as legislation establishing a Connecticut Port Authority has been signed by Governor Malloy.

Areas of Practice

  • Maritime /Admiralty
  • Civil Litigation
  • Administrative/Agency Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Maritime Law , Proctor (MLA)

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1982
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988


  • Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 1980
  • Connecticut College
    • M.A. - 1978
  • Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 1975
    • Major: American Studies

Representative Cases

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member
  • Westport Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, Legal Technology Exposition Steering Committee
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, Committee on Law Office Management
  • Maritime Law Association, Proctor
  • Saugatuck Child Care Services, Westport, Connecticut, President, 1993 - 1994