Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized as ‘Best in America’

Hartford, CT – Robinson+Cole announced that 78 of the firm’s lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2024.

Of the 78 lawyers from across the firm’s practice groups and offices named to the list, 57 are from Connecticut. The firm continues to have the highest number of recognized lawyers in the state. Robinson+Cole also has the highest number of listed lawyers in Connecticut in the areas of environmental law and insurance law. Approximately, the top 5% of all practicing lawyers in the U.S. were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Additionally, five lawyers were named the Best Lawyers 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” in the following offices, in the noted practice areas:

Hartford, CT – Best Lawyers 2024 “Lawyer of the Year”

Jacqueline Pennino Scheib – Trademark Law

Michael R. Enright – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Theodore J. Tucci – Insurance Law

Boston, MA – Best Lawyers 2024 “Lawyer of the Year”

Michael S. Giaimo – Land Use and Zoning Law

Stamford, CT – Best Lawyers 2024 “Lawyer of the Year”

Patricia D. Weitzman – Health Care Law and Litigation-Health Care

A Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” designation is awarded to one lawyer in each of various high-profile specialties in large legal communities. These particular lawyers received the highest ratings among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

The fourth edition, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America was also released, and includes 23 Robinson+Cole lawyers. The “Ones to Watch” recognition is given to attorneys early in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the U.S. The firm has the highest number of lawyers to receive this designation in Hartford, Conn.

Best Lawyers awards are compiled by conducting peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America is based more than 16.1 million evaluations, which resulted in more than 76,000 leading lawyers being included – approximately 5% of all lawyers in the country.

Robinson+Cole lawyers recognized:

Hartford, CT – Best Lawyers

  1. Wystan M. Ackerman – Litigation-Insurance
  2. Kenneth C. Baldwin – Energy Law
  3. Garry C. Berman – Real Estate Law
  4. Patrick M. Birney – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  5. Lisa M. Boyle – Health Care Law
  6. Dan A. Brody – Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  7. Christine E. Bromberg – Nonprofit / Charities Law; Tax Law
  8. Dennis C. Cavanaugh – Construction Law; Litigation-Construction
  9. Stephen O. Clancy – Commercial Litigation
  10. Thomas P. Cody – Real Estate Law
  11. Britt-Marie K. Cole-Johnson – Employment Law-Individuals; Employment Law-Management
  12. John L. Cordani – Litigation-Intellectual Property; Trade Secrets Law; Trademark Law
  13. Frank F. Coulom, Jr. – Commercial Litigation
  14. Kevin P. Daly – Commercial Litigation
  15. Raymond T. DeMeo – Insurance Law
  16. Natale V. DiNatale – Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management
  17. Michael R. Enright – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation-Bankruptcy
  18. Gregory R. Faulkner – Construction Law; Litigation-Construction
  19. Brian C. Freeman – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental
  20. Stephen E. Goldman – Insurance Law
  21. Frederick E. Hedberg – Construction Law, Litigation-Construction
  22. Rachel V. Kushel – Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management
  23. John B. Lynch Jr. – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  24. Michael F. Maglio – Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Finance Law; Equipment Finance Law; Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  25. Virginia E. McGarrity – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  26. Robert S. Melvin – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental
  27. Joey Lee Miranda – Energy Law; Energy Regulatory Law; Environmental Law
  28. Linda L. Morkan – Appellate Practice
  29. John H. Mutchler – Copyright Law; Trademark Law
  30. Megan R. Naughton – Immigration Law
  31. Martin A. Onorato – Construction Law; Litigation-Construction
  32. David M. Panico – Public Finance Law
  33. Earl W. Phillips, Jr. – Environmental Law
  34. James P. Ray – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental
  35. Norman H. Roos – Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law
  36. Edward J. Samorajczyk, Jr. – Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law
  37. Jacqueline Pennino Scheib – Copyright Law; Trademark Law
  38. Emilee Mooney Scott – Environmental Law
  39. Jonathan E. Small – Insurance Law
  40. Brian R. Smith – Land Use and Zoning Law
  41. Rhonda J. Tobin – Insurance Law
  42. Theodore J. Tucci – Health Care Law; Insurance Law
  43. Abby M. Warren – Employment Law-Management
  44. Jeffrey J. White – Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions-Defendants
  45. William S. Wilson II – Construction Law; Litigation-Construction

Hartford, CT – Ones to Watch

  1. Nathaniel T. Arden – Health Care Law
  2. Katilee M. Boisvert – Corporate Law
  3. Milanna Datlow – Commercial Litigation
  4. Andrew A. DePeau – Commercial Litigation
  5. Conor O. Duffy – Health Care Law
  6. Scott T. Garosshen – Appellate Practice
  7. Peter R. Meggers – Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law
  8. Kathryn N. Mullin – Real Estate Law
  9. Abigail L. Preissler – Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law
  10. Austin G. Provost – Real Estate Law
  11. Jonathan H. Schaefer – Energy Law; Environmental Law
  12. Jennifer L. Shanley – Immigration Law

Stamford, CT – Best Lawyers

  1. Megan E. Baroni – Environmental Law
  2. Patrick W. Begos – Litigation-Insurance
  3. Gregory J. Bennici – Litigation-Insurance
  4. Thomas J. Donlon – Appellate Practice
  5. Steven L. Elbaum – Real Estate Law
  6. John H. Kane – Insurance Law
  7. Charles F. Martin III – Real Estate Law
  8. Brian E. Moran – Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Intellectual Property
  9. John F.X. Peloso Jr. – Real Estate Law
  10. Patricia D. Weitzman – Health Care Law; Litigation-Health Care

Stamford, CT – Ones to Watch

  1. Lisa B. Andrzejewski – Construction Law
  2. Emily C. Deans – Energy Law
  3. Anthony J. Vogel – Real Estate Law

Boston, MA – Best Lawyers

  1. Kendra L. Berardi – Real Estate Law
  2. Matthew M. Burke – Insurance Law, Litigation-Insurance
  3. Amanda S. Eckhoff – Real Estate Law
  4. Michael S. Giaimo – Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law
  5. Kathleen G. Healy – Health Care Law
  6. E. Christopher Kehoe – Real Estate Law
  7. Matthew J. Lawlor – Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law
  8. Seth B. Orkand – Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  9. Kathleen M. Porter – Information Technology Law, Privacy and Data Security Law

Boston, MA – Ones to Watch

  1. Jessica D. Bardi – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental
  2. Jonathan L. Cabot – Corporate Law; Public Finance Law
  3. Julianna M. Charpentier – Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Real Estate
  4. Timothy C. Twardowski – Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law

New York, NY – Best Lawyers

  1. Ian T. Clarke-Fisher – Litigation-Labor and Employment
  2. E. Evans Wohlforth, Jr. – Commercial Litigation

Albany, NY – Ones to Watch

  1. Danielle H. Tangorre – Administrative / Regulatory Law; Elder Law; Health Care Law

Philadelphia, PA – Best Lawyers

  1. Laurie A. Krepto – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Wilmington, DE – Best Lawyers

  1. Natalie D. Ramsey – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation-Bankruptcy

Providence, RI – Best Lawyers

  1. William M. Daley – Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Insurance
  2. Linn F. Freedman – Commercial Litigation; Privacy and Data Security Law
  3.    Dana M. Horton – Insurance Law; Litigation-Insurance;Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants
  4. Patricia J. Igoe – Commercial Finance Law
  5. Peter V. Lacouture – Energy Law
  6. Roger A. Peters II – Real Estate Law
  7. Daniel F. Sullivan – Insurance Law
  8.    George W. Watson III – Energy Regulatory Law

Providence, RI – Ones to Watch

  1. Kathryn M. Rattigan – Privacy and Data Security

Miami, FL –  Ones to Watch

  1. Audrey E. Goldman – Insurance Law
  2. Joel L. McNabney – Insurance Law