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Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder , PC
Cummings & Lockwood LLC
Rutkin, Oldham & Griffin , LLC
Faulkner & Graves PC
Mariani Reck Lane LLC

Ryan & Ryan , LLC

Cohen and Wolf , P.C.

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Alinor C. Sterling

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Appellate Practice
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Antonio Ponvert III

  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Civil Rights Law | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Carey B. Reilly

  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Christopher M. "Chris" Mattei

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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David M. Bernard

  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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J. Craig "Craig" Smith

  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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James D. "Jim" Horwitz

  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Joel Lichtenstein

  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Joshua D. "Josh" Koskoff

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Kathleen Nastri

  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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William M. "Bill" Bloss

  • Recognized Since: 2003
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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B. Cort Delany

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Caroline Demirs Calio

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Conrad Teitell

  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Nonprofit / Charities Law | Trusts and Estates
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Daniel G. "Dan" Johnson

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Daniel P. "Dan" Fitzgerald

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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David T. "Dave" Martin

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Commercial Litigation
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Douglas H. "Doug" Olin

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Edward F. "Ed" Rodenbach

  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Gina D. Silvestri

  • Recognized Since: 2003
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Heather J. Rhoades

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Howard S. "Terry" Tuthill III

  • Recognized Since: 1993
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Jessie A. Gilbert

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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John F. Carberry

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Commercial Litigation | Litigation - Bankruptcy
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John R. Musicaro, Jr.

  • Recognized Since: 1995
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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John W. Cannavino

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Commercial Litigation
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Jonathan B. "Jon" Mills

  • Recognized Since: 2001
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Real Estate Law
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Kelley Galica Peck

  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:

    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Litigation - Trusts and Estates | Trusts and Estates
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Laura Weintraub Beck

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Tax Law | Trusts and Estates
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Margaret A. Deluca

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Michael J. "Mike" Hinton

  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Real Estate Law
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Michael P. "Mike" Kaelin

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Commercial Litigation | Litigation - Labor and Employment | Litigation - Trusts and Estates
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Paul L. Bourdeau

  • Recognized Since: 1991
  • Location:

    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Rachel B.G. Sherman

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Robert B. "Bob" Fawber

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Arnold H. Rutkin

  • Recognized Since: 2003
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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David W. Griffin

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Sarah Stark "Sally" Oldham

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Dale P. Faulkner

  • Recognized Since: 1983
  • Location:

    New London, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Arbitration | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Kara M. Crismale

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    New London, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Shelley L. Graves

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    New London, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Jonathan T. Lane

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    New London, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Linda L. Mariani

  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:

    New London, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Stephen E. Reck

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    New London, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Family Law | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Ann L. Fowler-Cruz

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Elder Law
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Annmarie P. Briones

  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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David A. Ball

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Commercial Litigation
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David L. Grogins

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Municipal Law
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David M. Levine

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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G. Kenneth "Ken" Bernhard

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Municipal Law | Real Estate Law
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Greta E. Solomon

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Elder Law | Tax Law | Trusts and Estates
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Jocelyn B. Hurwitz

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Family Law | Family Law Arbitration
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Jonathan S. Bowman

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Insurance Law | Litigation - Real Estate | Real Estate Law
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Joseph G. "Joe" Walsh

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Mark A. Kirsch

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Community Association Law | Real Estate Law
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Matthew C. Susman

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Banking and Finance Law | Real Estate Law
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Philip C. "Phil" Pires

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Commercial Litigation
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Rachel A. Pencu

  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Family Law | Family Law Mediation
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Richard J. Di Marco

  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) | Tax Law | Trusts and Estates
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Richard L. "Rick" Albrecht

  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Richard Slavin

  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Securities / Capital Markets Law | Securities Regulation
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Robin A. Kahn

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Real Estate Law
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Stuart M. Katz

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas
    Employment Law - Individuals | Employment Law - Management | Litigation - Labor and Employment

Featured in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

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Brianna L. Marquis

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Cara Howe Santoro

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Tax Law
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Katherine Cotter Gent

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates
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Scott T. Witthuhn

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Real Estate Law
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William N. Wright

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Commercial Litigation
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Karissa L. Parker

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Alexander Copp

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Land Use and Zoning Law
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Clifford A. Merin

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Jordan E. Sala

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
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Marc J. Herman

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
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Tatiana F. DaSilva

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Practice Area
    Trusts and Estates

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