Real Estate


James Morrissey is an Associate in Brown Rudnick’s Real Estate and Energy, Regulatory, and Environmental Practice Groups in the Hartford office. Jimmy's experience includes real estate, public utility, energy, and environmental law including transactional, regulatory representation, and litigation.

Prior to Brown Rudnick, Jimmy worked as in-house counsel to a global energy company where he represented numerous subsidiaries in the development of large infrastructure projects, real estate transactions, regulatory proceedings, and environmental compliance.

Jimmy has frequently appeared before Connecticut's Public Utilities Regulatory Authority and the Connecticut Siting Council.

While in law school, Jimmy served on the Fordham Environmental Law Review.

Prior to attending law school, Jimmy managed an energy efficiency program in Connecticut for low-income utility customers.



Fordham University School of Law – J.D., 2014
University of Connecticut – B.A., 2008

Bar Admissions

New York
Professional Affiliations
Vice Chair, Connecticut Bar Association's Energy, Public Utility and Communications Law Section
Awards and Honors
The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Real Estate Law, 2021-2022
Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2018-2020
Community Involvement
Jimmy provides pro bono representation to animal rescue and shelter organizations. Additionally, Jimmy is a Connecticut Department of Agriculture approved court appointed animal advocate.