Methodology

Connecticut

Connecticut Selection Statistics

For the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, 1,364 lawyers in the Connecticut region listed by Best Lawyers were contacted by telephone or email. Each one received a ballot tailored to their legal specialty and location. Of that group, 287 ballots were returned (21.04%). The total pool of candidates included 862 previously recognized Connecticut lawyers and 389 new nominees. Overall, 19,647 votes were cast. Solely based on a tabulation of these votes, 999 lawyers from Connecticut were selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawers in America®.

For the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, 274 lawyers in the Connecticut region nominated in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America were contacted by telephone or email. Each one received a ballot tailored to their legal specialty and location. Of that group, 60 ballots were returned (21.90%). The total pool of candidates included 148 previously recognized Connecticut lawyers and 63 new nominees. Overall, 3,236 votes were cast. Solely based on a tabulation of these votes, 193 lawyers from Connecticut were selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.