Cileena Y. Terra dedicates her practice to policyholder representation throughout the insurance claims process and in coverage dispute litigation against insurance carriers. Prior to joining SDV, Cileena represented policyholders in complex coverage disputes in both state and federal courts. She has handled a variety of coverage issues under commercial general liability, professional liability, homeowners, and property policies. Cileena’s litigation experience also includes handling bad faith, declaratory judgment, and unfair insurance practice actions from inception through resolution.

While in law school, Cileena was an intern at the Quinnipiac Civil Justice Clinic, where she represented a variety of clients with immigration applications, civil matters, and other litigation issues throughout Connecticut. She was also a member of the Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Committee and President of the Latinx Law Student Association. Cileena is admitted to practice in Connecticut and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Cileena is a resident of SDV’s Northeast office and currently resides in Connecticut. She enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and playing basketball in her spare time.   

Professional Associations
Connecticut Bar Association
Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
National Hispanic Bar Association


The email you are sending does not create an attorney-client relationship with SDV. We do not agree to representation until we have performed a check for conflicts of interest and expressly agree to provide services in a particular matter via an engagement letter. The information submitted to us via this website will NOT be treated as confidential or privileged as a lawyer/client communication and our receipt of this information does not prevent us from representing a client related to the subject of your inquiry.


35 Nutmeg Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611


233 Mount Airy Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920



999 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Ste 603
Naples, FL 34108


West Coast

Two BetterWorld Circle
Temecula, CA 92590


SDV is headquartered in Connecticut, with regional offices in New Jersey, Florida, and California to better serve our clients. We are ready to answer your questions and are eager to assist you in developing solutions.