Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Louis M. Federici completed his undergraduate studies at Drexel University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in 1983. He went on to law school at Villanova University where he was the recipient of the Law Alumni Award in 1986-1987 and obtained his J.D. in 1987. He was admitted to the Connecticut bar later that same year. Following law school, Mr. Federici was a Legal Research Clerk for the Connecticut Superior Court.

Mr. Federici joined Parrett, Porto, Parese & Colwell in 1988 and is a principal in the firm.