Taft attorneys Pete French and Tristan Fretwell authored the article “Questionable Strategy – Guns and the Uniform Trade Practices Act,” which was published in The Voice, a publication of the Defense Research Institute (DRI). The article discusses the Connecticut Supreme Court ruling in Soto v. Bushmaster Firearms Int’l, LLC recognizing the standing of mass shooting victims’ families to proceed based on claims against an assault rifle manufacturer under an unfair trade practices act theory.
French is a partner in Taft’s Litigation group and represents clients in litigation matters in many jurisdictions across the United States. He has represented clients in a wide variety of contexts, including class actions, False Claims Act lawsuits, strict product liability claims, intellectual property infringement matters, securities matters, shareholder disputes, real estate development and construction disputes, false advertising and unfair competition cases, breach of contract cases, commercial mortgage foreclosures and insurance coverage matters.
Fretwell is an associate in Taft’s Litigation group and focuses his practice on a wide variety of commercial and general litigation matters.