Celena E. Stoia
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Celena Stoia’s practice focuses on patent litigation, particularly cases brought under the Hatch-Waxman Act. She was a summer associate with Axinn in 2020.

Celena graduated with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she served as Symposium Editor of the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal and was a member of the Moot Court Board. Celena’s experience includes working as a Certified Legal Intern & Domestic Violence Victim’s Advocate for the Connecticut Office of the Chief State’s Attorney, where she practiced trial advocacy in conducting plea deals, arraignments, and sentencings. Celena also served as a Certified Legal Intern with the UConn Criminal Defense Clinic, where she represented low-income criminal defendants.

At the University of Connecticut School of Law, Celena received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in: Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law, and Digital Data and Electronic Discovery Law.

Celena holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Connecticut.

Professional Activities

  • National Lawyers Guild (general member)


  • JD, honors – University of Connecticut School of Law (2021)
  • BS, cum laude – University of Connecticut (2018)


  • New York

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