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Tony Nuzzo is cofounder of Nuzzo & Roberts, a statewide law practice focused on defending civil claims. In his 47 years of practice, Tony has defended individuals and institutions in all types of
litigation from industrial accidents, insurance coverage disputes and complex construction claims. In the last 20 years, Tony has narrowed his practice to professional claims where he represents physicians,
lawyers, accountants and other professionals. Tony is the managing partner of the firm and continues to maintain an active case load defending professionals in court throughout Connecticut. Tony has years of
experience resolving claims through various forms of dispute resolution, as well as trying matters to verdict.
Tony represents lawyers and accountants before professional boards. He also lectures regularly throughout Connecticut on professional ethics where his focus is helping lawyers navigate the Rules of Professional
Conduct and to develop strategies to avoid licensing issues.
Tony is a former president of the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association and the New Haven County Bar Association. He was awarded the President's Award of Excellence by the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association
in 2014 and the Lifetime Achievement Award by the New Haven County Bar Association in 2015. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and is selected as a Super Lawyer in the area of professional liability defense.
He received his JD in 1968 and his BA in Economics in 1965 from the University of Connecticut.
Areas of Practice
Health Professional Liability
Miscellaneous Professional Liability
University of Connecticut School of Law, Storrs, Connecticut, 1968
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 1965
District of Columbia, 1968
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1969
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1969
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1971
Peer Review Recognition
AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Super Lawyers® (Professional Liability, Personal Injury, Insurance Coverage) 2007 - 2017
Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, President's Award of Excellence, 2014
New Haven County Bar Association, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015
Professional Associations and Memberships
New Haven County Bar Association
Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, President 1994, Director 1988
Connecticut Trial Lawyers of America
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
American Bar Association
Cheshire Board of Education, Former Member
Cheshire Occupational and Career Opportunities, Inc. (COCO), Former Member