Firm Secures Summary Judgment in Favor of Local Municipality

January 12, 2010

NEW LONDON, CT – (January 12, 2010) – RRD Partner, Michael Ryan, and Associate, Clarisse Thomas, recently obtained summary judgment in favor of their clients, a local municipality and its first selectman, on eight out of nine counts of plaintiffs’ complaint.

Summary judgment entered on counts alleging violations of 42 U.S.C. Section 1983; the substantive due process, procedural due process, and equal protection clauses of the state and federal constitutions; the takings clause of the federal constitution; and counts seeking a writ of mandamus and declaratory relief. All counts against the first selectman were summarily decided in his favor.