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Kara A. Zarchin


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Kara A. Zarchin advises and represents insurers, reinsurers, and producers in insurance and reinsurance disputes.

Prior to joining the firm, Kara served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard N. Palmer of the Connecticut Supreme Court and also interned with the Honorable Dominic J. Squatrito of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Kara was previously a summer associate with the firm.


Education and Credentials

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

with Honors

, 2018, Connecticut Law Review, Executive Editor, Moot Court Board, Mock Trial Society
Middlebury Bread Loaf School of English, M.A., 2013
Middlebury College, B.A.,

cum laude

, 2007,

with Honors, Academic All-American

State of Connecticut
State of New York
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2021
American Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee, 2019-2020; Women in the Law Committee, Co-Chair
New York Bar Association

Recognition and Community


Recognized with a Volunteer of the Year Award by the Young Lawyers Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, 2022

American Association of Justice 2018 Student Advocacy Competition, Regional Finalist

Received an Outstanding Law Student Award by the National Association of Women Lawyers

Received CALI Excellence Awards for Bankruptcy, Clinic: Center for Children's Advocacy, Criminal Law, Election Law, Immigration Workplace Rights, and Law & Literature of Crime

William R. Davis Mock Trial Competition, Champion

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Middlebury College, Alumni Admissions Program Chair