Brigid has practiced law since 2005 and was selected by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys in 2013 as one of the Top Ten Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in Connecticut. In 2020, she was invited to become a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 practicing in the area of Civil Plaintiff work. In 2021, Brigid was selected by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of the Top Ten Attorneys in the State of Connecticut.
Brigid grew up in Stratford, Connecticut. In 2001 she graduated With Honors from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. She earned a dual degree in English and Theater. She decided to follow in her father’s footsteps and become an attorney. She attended the University of Connecticut School of Law and graduated With Honors in 2005 at the top of her class.
After graduation, Brigid worked as an associate at Marvin, Ferro, & Barndollar, LLC in New Canaan, where she practiced family law. As a divorce attorney, Brigid delved into complex issues of significant financial and personal consequence, an experience that she applies to her current relationships with clients, who often face financial hardship because of injury.
She was attracted to civil trial work and in 2007, Brigid joined her father at Rodie & Connolly, PC. She became a partner in 2013. Her practice areas included motor vehicle, defective product, and premises liability litigation. She tried and won cases in multiple jurisdictions involving various fact patterns ranging from a failure to provide adequate security on a commercial premises to motor vehicle and motorcycle collisions. Her resolved cases, by verdict or settlement, have resulted in millions for her clients.
Brigid has always believed that straightforward communication and tirelessly advocating are what yield real results. Every day she strives to provide her clients with clear and effective communication for the best possible results.
Brigid currently lives in Trumbull with her daughter and husband, Attorney Tom Brennan.