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About Us

Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. combines its historic Connecticut roots and entrepreneurial spirit to provide legal and public affairs representation across diverse practice areas and industries. Our attorneys have diverse backgrounds, talents, interests, and experience. This diversity empowers us to provide to our clients proactive and innovative representation and solutions to the complex issues and needs of our clients. Individually qualified, our attorneys work as a team in order to offer our clients guidance over multiple practice areas.

With offices in Hartford, New Haven, and Middletown, UKS prides itself on being at the center of law, business, community and politics within the State of Connecticut. We maintain one of Connecticut’s oldest public affairs practice groups, have forged long-standing relationships with local, state and national government decision makers, and participate in numerous business and other organizations and associations engaged in the political process. As a result, we enjoy access to prominent business leaders and government officials throughout Connecticut.


UKS is a founding member of MERITAS™, an alliance of nearly 200 independent business law firms located in every U.S. state and more than 75 countries. MERITAS™ extends the reach of our practice across the United States and around the world to accommodate our clients’ needs.

Community Involvement

UKS is immensely proud of its long history of support of numerous religious, cultural, civic, political and charitable organizations throughout Connecticut.