Nicole J. Tung


“As a fierce advocate who is outcome-driven, I deliver results in the best interest of my clients with compassion, tenacity, and integrity.”

Nicole Tung is an active and seasoned trial lawyer who works in her client’s best interest with pragmatism and diligence. She practices in the area of civil litigation with a concentration in defense of general liability matters, including auto and premise liability for municipalities and clients in the hospitality, retail, and transportation industries, to name a few. She also represents insurance carriers in insurance coverage disputes.

Nicole guides her clients by providing a well-crafted and practical approach to problem solving that is both efficient and cost-effective. She maintains a collaborative partnership by being attentive and understanding the specific need and goal of each client. Her deep insight and reputation within the legal community has allowed her to deliver the best outcome in matters, whether through mediation, settlement, or trial.

Beyond her extensive trial practice, Nicole has also served as an arbitrator for various courts throughout the State. She brings a diverse perspective to many organizations as a Board Member of the New Haven County Bar Association, past President of the National Association for Asian American Professionals’ Connecticut Chapter, and past President of the British International School of Shanghai. Her passion extends beyond the practice of law to her volunteerism with Swim Across the Sound and Dress for Success.

Prior to joining MKC&S, Nicole was an active member of ALFA International. She served as a Steering Committee Member for the Transportation Practice Group, and was the Vice Chair for the Women’s Initiative Practice Group. She also served as a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Nicole is a board member of the Connecticut Chapter of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates. She has an “AV Preeminent Rating” from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. The AV Preeminent designation signifies that she is considered by judges and fellow attorneys as having the highest possible rating of legal abilities and ethical standards. This rating is awarded to less than five percent of all attorneys in the country.


Connecticut, 1994
District of Connecticut, 1994
New York, 1995


State University of New York at Stony Brook 1991, BS
University of Connecticut School of Law 1994, JD


American Board of Trial Advocates
Connecticut Bar Association
New Haven County Bar Association
Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association


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