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Thomas P. Banas


Tom’s practice focuses on the representation of general contractors, subcontractors, construction managers, owners, suppliers, and developers in construction-related matters, including in mediation, arbitration and litigation. His experience includes drafting a wide variety of construction and service contracts for both commercial and private entities. He has also handled a wide range of matters relating to the various issues that face construction projects including bidding, payment, delays, performance, termination, bond claims and mechanic’s liens.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate (2016-Present)
  • Ackerly & Ward
    • Associate (2012-2016)
  • Connecticut House of Representatives, Democratic Caucus
    • House Counsel Intern (2012)
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law Legal Clinic
    • Certified Legal Intern (2011)
  • Connecticut State's Attorney Office, Asset Forfeiture Bureau
    • Summer Associate (2010)
  • CIGNA-Medical Underwriting
    • Underwriter (2008-2009)
  • FactSet Research Systems, Inc.
    • Global Funds Manager QA (2005-2008)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch (2021-2022)
    • Construction Law

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Meriden-New Britain-Berlin YMCA
    • Board of Directors
  • Chris Civali Memorial Scholarship Fund, a 501c3 Non-profit Organization
    • Director

Professional Affiliations

  • Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut - Emerging Leaders
  • Connecticut Construction Industries Association; Young Contractors Forum

Bar Memberships

  • Connecticut

News & Insight


What the Construction Industry Needs to Know to Navigate COVID-19

November 17, 2020

While stemming this pandemic and ensuring public safety is of the utmost importance, construction industry professionals must also take practical steps to mitigate project impacts and financial harm. Peter J. Martin and Thomas P. Banas examine some of the …

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57 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® in America 2022

August 19, 2021

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that 57 attorneys are recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including 7 “Lawyers of the Year.” Best Lawyers® has also recognized 15 Hinckley Allen attorneys in their inaugural "Ones to W…

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59 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2021

August 20, 2020

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has recognized 59 attorneys in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including 12 “Lawyers of the Year.” Best Lawyers® has also recognized 10 Hinckley Allen attorneys in their inau…

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Hinckley Allen Welcomes New Construction & Public Contracts Associate

July 14, 2016

Thomas P. Banas joins Hinckley Allen in our Hartford office as a member of the construction and public contracts practice group.Tom comes to Hinckley Allen from Ackerly & Ward in Stamford, where he was an associate. He received his J.D. from Quinnipiac…

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Past Event

Construction Expo and Matchmaker

October 4, 2018

Hinckley Allen is proud to attend and sponsor the Minority Construction Council's (MCC) annual Construction Expo and Matchmaker event.Learn more here.The Minority Construction Council is dedicated to advancing the cause of minority contractors and workers…