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Hartford
Email: dmcquade@murthalaw.com
Phone: 860-240-6141
Fax: 860-240-6150
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David J. McQuade


David J. McQuade's extensive expertise in state and federal legislative procedure has served private and public interests for more than 35 years. He is expert in local, state and federal government administrative functions and has extensive experience in advocacy before public interest and community groups.

Throughout his entire career, David has established a reputation for working effectively with public officials from both major political parties, as well as the career civil servants who really make government work. His extensive contacts throughout state and local government (and politics) are without equal.

He served seven years under Governor William A. O'Neill, as Chief of Staff and as Administrative Aide for Policies and Programs. From 1991 to 1994, David served as Chief of Staff for the Senate Majority Office of the Connecticut General Assembly. Previously, David had been Manager of Governmental/Regional Policies for the Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce. He served in the Office of Congressman William R. Cotter as Chief District Aide and Press Secretary and continues to maintain excellent media contacts. David began his career in 1973 in the General Assembly's Office of Legislative Research. A native of Manchester, he holds a bachelor's degree from George Washington University and a master's degree in political science from the University of Connecticut. 

  • Chief of Staff and Administrative Aide for Policies and Programs under Governor William A. O'Neill
  • Chief of Staff for the Senate Majority Office of the Connecticut General Assembly
  • Manager of Governmental/Regional Policies for the Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce
  • Chief District Aide and Press Secretary at the Office of Congressman William R. Cotter