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57 Robinson+Cole Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

57 Robinson+Cole lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. Of the 57 lawyers from across the firm’s practice groups and offices named to the list, 44 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 litigation-construction.

Additionally, the following four lawyers were named the Best Lawyers® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Hartford, Connecticut, in the noted practice areas: Thomas P. Cody in Real Estate Law, Michael R. Enright in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, John B. Lynch Jr. in Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Theodore J. Tucci in Insurance Law. Kathleen M. Porter was also named a Best Lawyers® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Boston, Massachusetts, in the area of Information Technology Law.

The Best Lawyers in America lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer review evaluation. The 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America is based on 8.3 million votes, which resulted in more than 62,000 leading lawyers being included. Additional information regarding the Best Lawyers® selection methodology may be read here. 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.

Congratulations to the following Robinson+Cole lawyers:

Hartford, CT

1.     Kenneth C. Baldwin – Energy Law

2.     Bruce B. Barth – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

3.     Patrick M. Birney – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

4.     Lisa M. Boyle – Health Care Law

5.     Christine E. Bromberg – Tax Law

6.     Dennis C. Cavanaugh – Construction Law; Litigation-Construction

7.     Thomas P. Cody – Real Estate Law

8.     Frank F. Coulom, Jr. – Commercial Litigation

9.     Eric D. Daniels – Insurance Law

10.   Alice E. DeTora – Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management

11.   Natale V. Di Natale – Employment Law-Management

12.   Michael R. Enright – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation-Bankruptcy

13.   Gregory R. Faulkner – Construction Law; Litigation-Construction

14.   Brian C. Freeman – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental

15.   Stephen E. Goldman – Insurance Law

16.   Christopher J. Hug – Litigation-Construction

17.   Rachel V. Kushel – Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management

18.   Mimi M. Lines – Real Estate Law

19.   John B. Lynch Jr. – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law

20.   Michael F. Maglio – Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Finance Law; Equipment Finance Law; Securitization and Structured Finance Law

21.   Virginia E. McGarrity – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

22.   Robert S. Melvin – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental

23.   Joey Lee Miranda – Energy Law; Energy Regulatory Law; Environmental Law

24.   Linda L. Morkan – Appellate Practice

25.   Megan R. Naughton – Immigration Law

26.   Martin A. Onorato – Construction Law; Litigation-Construction

27.   David M. Panico – Public Finance Law

28.   Earl W. Phillips, Jr. – Environmental Law

29.   James P. Ray – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental

30.   Todd R. Regan – Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation-Construction

31.   Norman H. Roos – Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law

32.   Edward J. Samorajczyk, Jr. – Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law

33.   Jacqueline Pennino Scheib – Copyright Law; Trademark Law

34.   Emilee Mooney Scott – Environmental Law

35.   Brian R. Smith – Land Use and Zoning Law

36.   W. Richard Smith Jr. – Environmental Law

37.   Peter E. Strniste Jr. – Construction Law

38.   Theodore J. Tucci – Health Care Law; Insurance Law

39.   Gregory P. Varga – Insurance Law

40.   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

41.   Jeffrey J. White – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Stamford, CT

42.   Steven L. Elbaum – Real Estate Law

43.   John H. Kane – Insurance Law

44.   Brian E. Moran – Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Intellectual Property

Providence, RI

45.   Linn F. Freedman – Commercial Litigation; Privacy and Data Security Law

46.   Dana M. Horton – Litigation-Insurance

47.   Patricia J. Igoe – Commercial Finance Law

48.   Peter V. Lacouture – Energy Law

49.   Roger A. Peters II – Real Estate Law

50.   Daniel F. Sullivan – Insurance Law

Boston, MA

51.   Michael S. Giaimo – Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law

52.   E. Christopher Kehoe – Real Estate Law

53.   Matthew J. Lawlor – Real Estate Law

54.   Kathleen M. Porter – Information Technology Law

New York, NY

55.   Matthew T. Miklave – Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management

Philadelphia, PA

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

Wilmington, DE  

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

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