David A. McGrath
Through his entire legal career, David has focused his practice exclusively on family law, where he quickly established a reputation as a skilled and successful divorce lawyer.
J.D., with Honors, University of Connecticut School of Law.
Chair, Connecticut Bar Young Lawyers Section (2018-2019).
Executive Committee, Connecticut Bar Young Lawyers Section (2010-2021).
Connecticut Bar Family Law Executive Committee (2011-present).
Named “Rising Star” by Connecticut Bar Family Section (2011).
Named “Star of the Year” (2012), received “Chair Award” (2016) and “Achievement Award” (2018) from Connecticut Bar Young Lawyers Section.
Received Hartford County Bar 2018 Judge Maxwell Heiman Memorial Award.
Recognized in the area of Family Law by Best Lawyers in America (2021-present).
Named “Rising Star” (2013-2020) and “Super Lawyer” (2021-present) by Super Lawyers.
Received Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent peer rating for highest level of professional excellence (2018-present) and Platinum Client Champion status (2019-present).
Elected as a Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows Program (2019).
Elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2021).
Court-appointed Special Master (Hartford Family Court, New Britain Family Court, Middletown Family Court).
One of 37 lawyers in Connecticut named “New Leaders in the Law” by Connecticut Law Tribune (2016).
Authored articles for the Connecticut Law Tribune on legislative changes impacting family law, notably revisions to rules in arbitration pertaining to children and coercion as a form of domestic abuse (2021).
David resides in West Hartford with his wife and two children.