100-Year Family Tradition Of Maritime Legal Service

Legal Representation For Matters Involving Maritime Ownership, Transactions And Maritime Personal Injury

K. Wynne Bohonnon

  • Of Counsel


New Haven, CT






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

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

  • Mark Urich v. Richard Fish, DOCKET NO. CV 94 0360659 S, State Court
  • Frank Butterworth v. Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company, et al, DOCKET NO. CV 99 042495 1 S, State Court
  • Brandon White v. United States Of America Track And Field, Inc., et al , DOCKET NO. CV-04-0489840-S, State Court
  • Jeremiah G. Adametz v. Walter J. Adametz, Jr., et al, DOCKET NO. CV-05-4001589S, State Court
  • Martha Farris v. Town of Essex, DOCKET NO. MMX-CV-09-5007817s, State Court
  • Diane and Paul Lentine v. Stanley Goldstein, et al, DOCKET NO. FBT-CV-12-6031862 S, State Court
  • Mark S. Urich v. Richard Fish, A.C. 26155, Connecticut Appellate Court
  • William Hefner v. Van-Breems-Holland Yachts, Inc., et al., 3:02-CV-00407(CFD), Federal Court
  • Robert Johnson v. Dutch Wharf Boat Yard & Marina, Inc., 3:00-CV-00851 (DJS), Federal Court
  • In the Matter of Tracey Uliano v. FSG/Privatair, Inc., CASE NO: 2002-AIR-23, Federal Court
  • Thomas A. Feigum, et al v. Dalton Yacht, et al, 3:02-CV-1743 (AVC), Federal Court
  • Thomas J. Peters v. Keystone Aviation Services, Inc., et al, 3:06-CV-1965 (CFD), Federal Court
  • Norwalk Cove Marina, Inc. v. Oil Screw Dolphin (Official No. 518683), et al, 3:07-CV-0008 (RNC), Federal Court
  • Neal Blacow v. Hillard Bloom Shellfish, Inc., 3:07-CV-501(RNC), Federal Court
  • Cliff Crowley v. Angelo and Charles Costa, 3:09-CV-01991(JCH), Federal Court
  • John Casagrande v. Norm Bloom & Son, LLC, 3:11-CV-01918-CSH, Federal Court
  • Michael McVeigh v. Mystic Schooner Line, LLC, et al, 3:11-CV-01202-SRU, Federal Court
  • MMIF, LLC v. M/V Hornblower Hybrid, 3:12-CV-00452(WWE), Federal Court
  • In Re: RSM Ventures, Inc., 3:13-CV-00331-JCH , Federal Court
  • Kathleen Lango v. The Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, 3:13-CV-00138(RNC), Federal Court
  • Robert Plawecki v. Classic Harbor Line, LLC, 13-10134-CIV-MARTINEZ-MCALILEY, Federal Court
  • Donna Kluczwski v. The Bridgeport Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, 3:14-CV-00618-AWT, Federal Court

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 to 1994