Hurwitz Sagarin Slossberg & Knuff LLC
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Guided equally by passion and pragmatism, our firm is driven by the desire to create opportunities for our clients, resolve their issues, and advocate for their interests. We are equipped to tackle even the most complex land use and business litigation matters without the often clumsy and costly pitfalls of larger firms.

Practice Areas

We are a sophisticated boutique law firm that focuses on our core competencies to provide highly skilled representation efficiently for businesses and individuals.

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Land Use

We confidently usher clients through the maze and multitude of legal, regulatory, legislative and interpersonal issues inherent in the land use process.

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Commercial Litigation & Arbitration

Our lawyers have substantial experience in state and federal courts, as well as resolving disputes in alternative dispute resolution settings and before administrative boards.

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Administrative Agency Hearings & Proceedings

Each local and state agency has its own set of rules and procedures. Knowledgeable counsel can be the difference between a detour and a quagmire.

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Through the firm’s appellate practice, our lawyers have challenged and established legal precedent in our courts, ensuring that the decisions of trial judges are based on sound legal principles.

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Local Counsel Services

We practice in federal and state courts throughout the State of Connecticut and frequently serve as local counsel to out-of-state firms litigating in Connecticut.

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Mediator & Arbitrator Services

Leveraging decades of experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in complex business litigation, we bring even the most complicated disputes to successful resolution.

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Real Estate

We take pride in our creative solutions to the unique issues that invariably arise in our clients’ property transactions.

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We are a sophisticated boutique law firm that focuses on our core competencies to provide highly skilled representation efficiently for businesses and individuals in Connecticut.

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The HSSK Difference


Respected by both bench and bar, HSSK is known for its ability to deliver precedent-setting results of first impression in federal and state courts. Our reputation in the legal community provides our clients with tactical advantages and peace of mind.


HSSK handles complex business disputes involving contracts, unfair trade practices, and real estate, as well as sophisticated land use matters statewide. Whether it is a “bet-the-company” litigation or a multistage development, our skilled team advocates for your interests.


HSSK understands the changing needs and challenges of their clients’ businesses. Each matter is efficiently staffed by a team of attorneys who work together to achieve the clients’ goals and objectives at each stage of the proceeding.

In the News

HSSK Land Use Practice Secures Approval for Former Men’s Warehouse Location in Westport

HSSK Attorney Sara Sharp obtained approval from the Westport P&Z Commission to convert the former Men's Warehouse building at 950 Post Road into a new retail and veterinary care facility.


HSSK Represents Johnson Memorial Hospital in Launch of New Ambulance Service

David Slossberg and Erica Nolan secured approval for Trinity Health Of New England Emergency Medical Services, Inc. to expand its ambulance services to serve Johnson Memorial Hospital, a Trinity Health member facility in Stafford Springs, CT. 


NBC News Interviews HSSK Partner David A. Slossberg About the Stone Academy Case

NBC Connecticut spoke with Partner David Slossberg about the status of a class-action lawsuit filed by HSSK against the now-defunct nursing school Stone Academy.