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  • Sources note that Don “combines the theoretical with the practical to provide the best solutions for the client.” - Chambers USA


  • J.D., Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1972
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 1969

Bar Admissions


New York

U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

Connecticut Bar Association, Section of International Law, Former Chair

New York City Bar Association

U.S. Department of Commerce Connecticut District Export Council

University of Connecticut Center for International Business Education and Research, Board Member

World Affairs Council of Connecticut, Executive Committee

Donald L. Borod

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Of Counsel
  • T: 860.275.6725
    F: 860.724.3397

Mr. Borod has experience representing manufacturing and technology companies, as well as service companies, financial institutions and other businesses, in connection with their domestic business activities in the United States and their international business activities in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

He is experienced in numerous areas including international and domestic mergers and acquisitions, general corporate, sales and supply agreements, commercial contracts, distributors and sales representatives, technology transfers, joint ventures and other strategic alliances, and establishing foreign operations. He has also represented several foreign companies in connection with their activities in the United States.

Mr. Borod is a former Chairman of the Section of International Law of The Connecticut Bar Association. He is a board member of the U.S. Department of Commerce Connecticut District Export Council, the University of Connecticut Center for International Business Education and Research, the Executive Committee of the Board of the World Affairs Council of Connecticut, and he is a former member of the adjunct faculties of the University of Connecticut School of Business and Rensselaer (Hartford).

Mr. Borod has been recognized as a Chambers USA "Leaders in Their Field" lawyer for 2011 - 2019 in which observers report,"he is highly responsive, proactive and dedicated to achieving results." The "very experienced" Don Borod has "in-depth knowledge of transactions" and is a "very good orchestrator of a cohesive team," according to market sources. Sources in Chambers USA also note that Mr. Borod's corporate law practice extends to matters involving Latin American, Asian and European companies and activities. One client remarks, "He deals with people well. He's timely and responsive, and he converses in layman's terms." Mr. Borod is also a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation and has been recognized as a Connecticut Super Lawyer for 2012. Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters. Chambers is published by Chambers and Partners. A description of their selection process can be found in the respective links above. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Representative Matters

Represented technology manufacturing company in connection with equipment and software supply agreements with international and domestic OEM companies.
Represented technology manufacturing company in establishing international network of sales representatives and distributors.
Represented technology manufacturing company in establishing strategic alliances for development and sale of products.
Represented European company in connection with acquiring United States-based business and ongoing operations following the acquisition.


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