Carolyn A. Trotta


Carolyn A. Trotta



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Carolyn A. Trotta joined Zeldes, Needle & Cooper as an Associate in 2016. Ms. Trotta practices primarily in the areas of personal injury, commercial litigation, and employment law.

Prior to joining Zeldes, Needle & Cooper, Ms. Trotta was a law clerk for the Honorable Michael R. Sheldon at the Connecticut Appellate Court. Ms. Trotta also served as a law student intern to the Honorable Stefan R. Underhill of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Ms. Trotta graduated summa cum laude from Central Connecticut State University and received her J.D. summa cum laude from the Quinnipiac University School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Trotta served as the Executive Managing Editor for the Quinnipiac Law Review. Ms. Trotta was recognized in law school for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Legal Skills, Professional Responsibility, Advanced Contracts, Civil & Political Rights: Equal Protection, and Civil & Political Rights: First Amendment. Upon graduation, she received the Dean’s Award.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury
Employment Law


Central Connecticut State University (B.A. Summa cum laude 2012)
Quinnipiac University School of Law ( J.D. Summa cum laude 2015)


Connecticut Appellate Court, Hon. Michael R. Sheldon (2015-2016)

Bar Admissions

Connecticut (2015)
US District Court, District of Connecticut (2017)


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