Daniel H. Kennedy, III


Daniel H. Kennedy, III is the managing partner at Kennedy Luce LLC, with offices in Rocky Hill, Greenwich and Monroe.

He has advised entrepreneurs, celebrities, executives, lawyers, finance professionals and other individuals on a wide range of matters from high net worth matrimonial litigation, serious personal injury lawsuits, start-up businesses, real estate developments, confidential dispute resolution, and other legal issues. Mr. Kennedy has served a number of privately held firms and start-up companies as outside general counsel. Mr. Kennedy previously worked in San Francisco, California handling complex business litigation.

Mr. Kennedy has appeared on camera and in print as a legal expert for multiple media outlets, including the Fox CT evening news.

Mr. Kennedy has been recognized by the Hartford Business Journal, receiving its 40 Under 40 award at the age of 32. Further, Mr. Kennedy was selected by Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star in the law for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Less than 2.5% of attorneys under 40 years of age were selected for the honor. 

In 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021,2022, 2023 and 2024 Mr. Kennedy was selected as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine. Less than 5% of attorneys in Connecticut receive this distinction.  

Mr. Kennedy holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.). He obtained his juris doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law (California). He was an academic scholarship recipient in law school. Mr. Kennedy is admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut and Illinois.

Mr. Kennedy has served on numerous boards and committees, including the Board of Directors of the Bushnell Park Foundation and the Hartford Hospital Young Leaders Advisory Board. He is the Past President of the Georgetown University Alumni Club of Connecticut. Further, he is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, and Illinois State Bar Association.

  • Court Memberships
  • Connecticut Bar – 2003
  • United States District Court for Connecticut – 2005
  • Illinois Bar - 2010
  • New York Bar - 2012
  • Education
  • B.A. – Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • J.D. – Santa Clara University Law School (California) - Academic Scholarship