Douglas P. Needham received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in 2004 and his Juris Doctorate from Boston University School of Law in 2007. At Boston University, Mr. Needham was the recipient of a merit scholarship for academic achievement and a member of the school’s Moot Court Team. Mr. Needham practiced law for six years in Syracuse, New York, devoting his practice to trial and appellate litigation in state and federal court. He moved to Connecticut in May of 2013 to join LeClair Ryan, A Professional Corporation, and became a partner at that firm in 2014. At LeClair Ryan, Mr. Needham prosecuted and defended a variety of business tort claims, including many for breach of fiduciary duty and fraud, in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts.
Mr. Needham joined the firm in 2016. His practice focuses on fiduciary litigation under ERISA as well as consumer protection and fraudulent business practices.