Edward R. Scofield


Edward R. Scofield


Mr. Scofield joined the firm in 1986 and has established a successful practice concentrating primarily in commercial litigation and intellectual property litigation. Representative cases include an antitrust claim stemming from a hostile corporate takeover, a dispute involving television syndication contracts, obtaining injunctions against trademark infringement, false advertising, and the violation of restrictive covenants, and a number of complex patent cases.

Mr. Scofield has also litigated a wide range of other civil matters, including multi-million dollar foreclosure and bankruptcy cases, disputes between commercial landlords and tenants, fraud claims, business torts, sophisticated probate disputes, and the defense of product liability claims.

Mr. Scofield is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Real Estate, and in Connecticut Super Lawyers in the areas of Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation. For information about the Best Lawyers in America process, click here. For information on the Connecticut Super Lawyers process, click here.

Practice Areas

Health Care


Yale University (1982)
University of Connecticut (1985)


U.S. District Court, Hon. T. Emmet Clarie (1985-1986)

Bar Admissions

Connecticut (1985)
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut (1986)
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (1996)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1992)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit (1994)


Bridgeport Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
American Bar Association

Reported Decisions

Connecticut Community Bank v. The Bank of Greenwich, 578 F.Supp.2.d 405 (D.Conn. 2008)
Connecticut Community Bank v. The Bank of Greenwich, 2008 WL 398849 (D.Conn. Feb. 11, 2008)
Connecticut Community Bank v. Bank of Greenwich, 2007 WL 1306547 (D. Conn. May 3, 2007)
USES Mfg., Inc. v. Rocky Mountain Institute Research, 94 F.Supp.2d 218 (D. Conn. 2000)
U.S. Surgical Corp. v. Imagyn Med. Technologies, Inc., 25 F.Supp.2d 40 (D. Conn. 1998)
Edberg v. Neogen Corp., 17 F.Supp.2d 104 (D. Conn. 1998)
Nabisco Brands, Inc. v. Kaye, 760 F. Supp. 25 (D. Conn. 1991)
TUC Electronics, Inc. v. Eagle Telephonics, Inc., 698 F. Supp. 35 (D. Conn. 1988)
Anthony Julian R.R. Const. Co., Inc. v. Mary Ellen Drive Associates, 50 Conn. App. 289, 717 A.2d 294 (1998)
Lafayette Bank and Trust Co. v. Szentkuti, 27 Conn. App. 15, 603 A.2d 1215, cert denied, 222 Conn. 901, 606 A.2d 1327 (1992)
Fitzgerald v. Fitzgerald, 16 Conn. App. 548, 547 A.2d 1387 (1988)
State v. Fernandez, 198 Conn. 1, 501 A.2d 1195 (1985)

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