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Andraya Pulaski Brunau


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Andraya Pulaski Brunau, a litigator, assists diverse clients in intellectual property disputes and complex commercial, tort and probate disputes, as well as appeals. Andraya represents businesses in trademark, copyright, patent and trade secret disputes in federal courts and in proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She 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 is also very active in the firm's women's initiative, Women Working Together, where she is the Co-Chair of the Central Connecticut Committee.

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


Education and Credentials

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
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. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee, 2019-present
Federal Bar Council
Hartford County Bar Association

Recognition and Community


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.), 2021-2023

Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Business Litigation, 2019-2022

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Connecticut Fair Housing Center, Board Member, 2015-Present

Read to a Child, 2016-Present