Andraya Pulaski Brunau

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Overview

Andraya Pulaski Brunau, a litigator, assists diverse clients in intellectual property disputes. Andraya represents businesses in trademark, copyright, patent and trade secret disputes in federal courts and in proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Andraya also represents companies, fiduciaries, and individuals in a wide range of litigation in federal and state courts, including claims involving contracts, fiduciary duties, business torts, unfair trade practices, negligence, product liability, real estate, and undue influence and trust construction. Andraya has served clients in the aerospace, toy, wine, financial services, healthcare, life sciences, energy and manufacturing industries.

Andraya has briefed and argued complex dispositive and discovery motions on behalf of clients in state and federal courts and arbitral forums. Her appellate experience includes arguing appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Connecticut Appellate Court, and preparing many appellate briefs.

Andraya is dedicated to pro bono and community service. She successfully represented a pro bono client in an appeal before the Second Circuit related to his constitutional right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment. . Andraya also serves on the firm’s pro bono committee, and is the liaison for pro bono cases in the District of Connecticut.

Andraya is the co-chair of the firm’s women’s initiative, Women Working Together, and takes the lead in developing  programming focused on WWT members’ personal and professional development, including business, finance and communications skills training. Andraya also takes a lead role in mentoring junior attorneys, and planning networking events for female attorneys in our Connecticut offices.

Before joining Day Pitney, Andraya clerked for the Honorable Robert E. Beach, Jr. of the Connecticut Appellate Court.

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Education and Credentials

Education
University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D.,

with Honors

, 2013, Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal, Senior Articles Editor
Providence College, B.A.,

magna cum laude

, 2010, Pi Mu Epsilon; Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Delta Phi
Admissions
State of Connecticut
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Affiliations
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee, 2019-present
Federal Bar Council, Intellectual Property Committee
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), Women in IP Law Committee
International Trademark Association

Recognition and Community

Recognition

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Selected to the list of Ones to Watch for Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants by The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), 2021-2024

Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Business Litigation, 2019-2023

Community

Connecticut Technology Council, Women of Innovation Award, Judge (2023)