Douglas A. Balko


  • Suffolk University Law School, Law School
    J.D. 2013
    ~ magna cum laude
  • Saint Joseph's University, Undergraduate
    B.A. 2009
    ~ magna cum laude


  • Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts

Doug is an associate in Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey's litigation group.  His practice focuses on commercial litigation and products liability.  Prior to joining the firm, Doug served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lubbie Harper, Jr. and the Honorable Paul M. Foti of the Connecticut Appellate Court, and as a law clerk to the judges of the Connecticut Superior Court, including the judges of the Complex Litigation Docket.  During law school, Doug clerked at one of Boston’s premier civil litigation boutiques, interned for the Honorable Alexander H. Sands, III of the Massachusetts Land Court, and interned with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.     

  • Recipient of Pro Bono honors for providing more than 100 hours of pro bono services during law school
  • Suffolk University Law Review, 2012-2013      
  • Jurisprudence Award, Corporations, 2011

Community Involvement

  • Children's Community School, Board of Directors, Waterbury, CT
  • Hartford Hospital Young Leaders Advisory Council, Member, Community Involvement Committee