Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized

Hartford, CT – Robinson+Cole announced that 74 of the firm’s lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2023. Of the lawyers from across the firm’s practice groups and offices named to the list, 54 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, insurance law, and construction litigation.

Additionally, five lawyers were named the Best Lawyers 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” in Hartford, in the noted practice areas: Brian R. Smith in Land Use and Zoning Law, Christine E. Bromberg in Tax Law, James P. Ray in Litigation – Environmental, Joey Lee Miranda in Energy Regulatory Law, Norman H. Roos in Banking and Finance Law, Rachel V. Kushel in Employment Law – Management, Theodore J. Tucci in  Health Care Law, and Virginia E. McGarrity in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.

The third edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 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.

The 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America is based on more than 12 million peer evaluations, which resulted in more than 70,000 lawyers being included: approximately 5% of lawyers in private practice across the country. 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 Robinson+Cole lawyers include:

Hartford, Conn. – Best Lawyers

  • Wystan M. Ackerman – Litigation-Insurance
  • Kenneth C. Baldwin – Energy Law
  • Bruce B. Barth – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Garry C. Berman – Real Estate Law
  • Patrick M. Birney – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Lisa M. Boyle – Health Care Law
  • Dan A. Brody – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Christine E. Bromberg – Tax Law
  • Dennis C. Cavanaugh – Construction Law; Litigation-Construction
  • Thomas P. Cody – Real Estate Law
  • John L. Cordani – Litigation-Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets Law, Trademark Law
  • Frank F. Coulom, Jr. – Commercial Litigation
  • Kevin P. Daly – Commercial Litigation
  • Alice E. DeTora – Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management
  • Natale V. DiNatale – Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management
  • Michael R. Enright – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation-Bankruptcy
  • Gregory R. Faulkner – Construction Law; Litigation-Construction
  • Brian C. Freeman – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental
    Stephen E. Goldman – Insurance Law
  • Frederick E. Hedberg – Construction Law, Litigation-Construction
  • Christopher J. Hug – Litigation-Construction
  • Rachel V. Kushel – Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management
  • John B. Lynch Jr. – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Michael F. Maglio – Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Finance Law; Equipment Finance Law; Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Virginia E. McGarrity – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Robert S. Melvin – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental
  • Joey Lee Miranda – Energy Law; Energy Regulatory Law; Environmental Law
  • Linda L. Morkan – Appellate Practice
  • Megan R. Naughton – Immigration Law
  • Martin A. Onorato – Construction Law; Litigation-Construction
  • David M. Panico – Public Finance Law
  • Earl W. Phillips, Jr. – Environmental Law
  • James P. Ray – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental
  • Norman H. Roos – Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Edward J. Samorajczyk, Jr. – Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Jacqueline Pennino Scheib – Copyright Law; Trademark Law
  • Emilee Mooney Scott – Environmental Law
  • Jonathan E. Small – Insurance Law
  • Brian R. Smith – Land Use and Zoning Law
  • W. Richard Smith Jr. – Environmental Law
  • Rhonda J. Tobin – Insurance Law
  • Theodore J. Tucci – Health Care Law; Insurance Law
  • Gregory P. Varga – Insurance Law
  • James A. Wade – Antitrust Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Litigation-Antitrust; Litigation-Banking and Finance; Litigation-Construction; Litigation-Intellectual Property; Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Litigation and Controversy-Tax; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Abby M. Warren – Employment Law – Management
  • Jeffrey J. White – Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

Hartford, Conn. – Ones to Watch

  • Nathaniel T. Arden – Health Care Law
  • Katilee M. Boisvert – Corporate Law
  • Milanna Datlow – Commercial Litigation
  • Andrew A. DePeau – Commercial Litigation
  • Conor O. Duffy – Health Care Law
  • Scott T. Garosshen – Appellate Practice
  • Choity R. Khan – Construction Law
  • Peter R. Meggers – Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law
  • Kathryn N. Mullin – Real Estate Law
  • Abigail L. Preissler – Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law
  • Austin G. Provost – Real Estate Law
  • Jonathan H. Schaefer – Energy Law; Environmental Law
  • Jennifer L. Shanley – Immigration Law

Stamford, Conn. – Best Lawyers

  • Megan E. Baroni – Environmental Law
  • Patrick W. Begos – Litigation-Insurance
  • Thomas J. Donlon – Appellate Practice
  • Steven L. Elbaum – Real Estate Law
  • John H. Kane – Insurance Law
  • Charles F. Martin III – Real Estate Law
  • Brian E. Moran – Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Intellectual Property
  • John F.X. Peloso Jr. – Real Estate Law

Stamford, Conn. – Ones to Watch

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

Boston, Mass. – Best Lawyers

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

Boston, Mass. – Ones to Watch

  • Jonathan L. Cabot – Corporate Law, Public Finance Law
  • Julianna M. Charpentier – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate
  • Timothy C. Twardowski – Land Use and Zoning Law

New York, N.Y. – Best Lawyers

  • Soo Y. Kim – Insurance Law

Albany, N.Y. – Ones to Watch

  • Danielle H. Tangorre – Administrative / Regulatory Law, Elder Law, Health Care Law

Philadelphia, Pa. – Best Lawyers

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

Wilmington, Del. – Best Lawyers

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

Providence, R.I. – Best Lawyers

  • William M. Daley – Litigation-Insurance
  • Linn F. Freedman – Commercial Litigation; Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Dana M. Horton – Insurance Law; Litigation-Insurance; Mediation, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendant
  • Patricia J. Igoe – Commercial Finance Law
  • Peter V. Lacouture – Energy Law
  • Roger A. Peters II – Real Estate Law
  • Daniel F. Sullivan – Insurance Law
  • George W. Watson III – Energy Regulatory Law

Providence, R.I. – Ones to Watch

  • Kathryn M. Rattigan – Privacy and Data Security

Miami, Fla. – Ones to Watch

  • Joel L. McNabney – Insurance Law
  • Gabrielle R. Mercadante – Insurance Law