Tara A. Sheldon


Hartford, CT
D 959.202.5256


The University of Connecticut School of Law
J.D. with honors
2010 – 2013

Tufts University
B.A.Psychology, English Literature
2004 – 2008


Tara A. Sheldon is an Associate in Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP's Hartford office.  Ms. Sheldon has a diverse civil and commercial litigation practice representing clients in a variety of industries in state and federal courts in Connecticut and across the Northeast.  Ms. Sheldon counsels and defends clients in areas such as premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, product liability, toxic torts, and complex commercial litigation.  When disputes arise, Ms. Sheldon assesses a client’s exposure and works closely with them to define strategic objectives and develop efficient, tailored and cost-effective solutions.

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Bar Admissions


Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court

Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court

U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

Publications & Engagements
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Awards and Recognition

  • 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America
  • Connecticut Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018-2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants, Connecticut, 2021
  • Connecticut Law Tribune, New Leader in the Law, 2019