Gregory Cerritelli, Partner
Attorney Cerritelli enjoys the prestigious distinction of being consistently nominated by his peers as a “Connecticut Super Lawyer” every year since 2014.
Gregory Cerritelli is a partner of the law firm Knight & Cerritelli Attorneys at Law. Before joining his firm, Attorney Cerritelli worked as a litigator devoting his practice primarily to criminal defense, police misconduct, and general litigation. He is a member of the bars of Connecticut, New York, and federal District Court (Connecticut). Attorney Cerritelli is also a member attorney with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and the Peace Officers Legal Defense Fund where he represents police officers in both criminal and administrative matters throughout the state. In addition to his private clients, Attorney Cerritelli is a Special Public Defender and has been approved by the Chief Public Defender to represent persons accused of crimes who otherwise would be unable to afford competent legal representation. He has represented people throughout the state in a wide variety of matters ranging from murder to breach of peace and minor traffic offenses. He has also represented individuals in Federal District Court for offenses ranging from federal narcotics offenses to Social Security fraud and money laundering.
Areas of Practice
U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
Quinnipiac University School of Law • Hamden, Connecticut
University of New Haven
Major: Forensic Science
Professional Associations & Memberships
Federal District Court, Member
University of New Haven, Member
Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member
New Haven County Bar Association, Member
University of New Haven, Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice