Jonathan C. Zellner

Associate
P: 
203-541-5053
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203-357-7915

 

Jonathan Zellner is an associate at Ryan Ryan Deluca LLP, practicing primarily in the firm’s municipal liability and land use litigation departments.  He regularly defends municipalities, boards of education, and municipal officials against claims arising under federal constitutional and civil rights laws and state tort law.  His representative experience also includes defending clients in cases involving claims of employment discrimination, breach of contract, and legal malpractice.  Jonathan has practiced in state and federal court, argued dispositive motions before various judges of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, and argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  He is admitted to practice in Connecticut, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Jonathan graduated from Hamilton College in 2008, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Government and was inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha, The National Political Science Honor Society.  He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2011.  While in law school, Jonathan served as an Executive Editor for the Connecticut Law Review.  He authored a student note that was published in Volume 43, Issue 1 of the Connecticut Law Review and for which he received the Connecticut Law Review’s Best Student Note Award in 2012.  Jonathan also participated in the Tax Clinic at the University of Connecticut School of Law.

     

Professional Affiliations: 
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute