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Donald A. Hendrie

Donald A. Hendrie

Stamford, Connecticut
203-333-3339 (New & Existing Clients)

Donald A. Hendrie received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kutztown University in 1976.  Upon graduation, he accepted a position as the administrative assistant to Senator Michael A. O'Pake, a member of the State Judiciary Committee and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Aging and Youth.  Mr. Hendrie earned his Juris Doctor degree from Pennsylvania State University's Dickinson School of Law in 1981.

In 1981, Donald A. Hendrie was admitted to the practice of law in Connecticut.  He is also admitted to practice in Federal Court for the District of Connecticut.

Until 1991, Mr. Hendrie concentrated his practice on litigation of personal injury, worker's compensation, real estate and commercial business matters.  From 1988 until 1991, he served as a Partner in the firm of Betar, Quatrella & Hendrie.

In 1991, Mr. Hendrie became the President of MacNaughtan & James, Ltd., an international trade development firm.  He represented businesses and state governments throughout the United States in their trade negotiations with Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Mr. Hendrie, now a member of Wocl Leydon, LLC, negotiates mediation, arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution on behalf of the firm's clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Assault & Battery -- Plaintiff
  • Bad Faith
  • Estate Planning
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Nursing Home Negligence -- Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability -- Plaintiff
  • Probate and Estate
  • Slip and Fall -- Plaintiff
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Wrongful Death -- Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1982


  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1976

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Judiciary Committee, Member
  • Senate Committee on Aging and Youth, Chairman

Past Employment Positions

  • MacNaughton & James, Ltd., President, 1991 - 1997
  • Betar, Quatrella & Hendrie, Partner, 1987 - 1991
  • Senator Michael A. O'Pake, Administrative Assistant


  • Corpus Jurus Secundum