Shanique D. Fenlator


Office Location: Hartford, CT


Shanique Fenlator is an Associate Attorney in the firm’s litigation department.  She received her Bachelor Of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2007, where she was inducted into the International Honor Society for Psychology, Psi Chi.  Additionally, she received her Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2011.  While in law school, Shanique served as the Notes & Comments Editor for the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal; participated in mock trial and the criminal appellate clinic; and was elected to the Moot Court Board after advancing as a Quarter Finalist in the William H. Hastie Moot Court Competition.

Shanique has significant settlement negotiation, litigation, and trial experience.  Prior to joining Ryan Ryan Deluca in 2020, she represented and advised businesses and individuals in summary process matters, municipal housing code compliance, and personal injury litigation.  Her current litigation practice focuses on the defense of corporations, businesses, and insurance companies in matters related to personal injury, transportation, workers’ compensation, and premises liability disputes.

Shanique is committed to her personal obligation of being a civil servant and is active in the community.  She serves as a Cooperating Attorney for the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund- a nonprofit organization that provides pro-bono legal services to individuals in the practice areas of immigration law and landlord-tenant law.