Thomas Moukawsher

Thomas G. Moukawsher is a Connecticut Superior Court judge, who has spent nearly forty years studying, making, and administering law. He has been a lawyer, a legislator, a lobbyist, and for nearly ten years a complex litigation judge. Judge Moukawsher served in local government and as a member of the Connecticut General Assembly. He also acted as counsel to the Connecticut Democratic Party.

Inside the judiciary, for twenty years, he was one of the country’s leading litigators in pension fraud cases in federal court. He co-chaired the American Bar Association Committee on Employee Benefits and was a co- author and editor of its book, Employee Benefits Law. He is a sustaining life fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a member of the Madison Council at the Library of Congress. He earned a juris doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law where he was an editor of the Connecticut Law Review and a degree in English from The Citadel where he edited The Citadel Review.

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