Thomas J. Riley

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Attorney Awards


Recipient: Cornelius J. Wickersham Award for Constitutional Law; American Jurisprudence Book Awards in Contracts and Constitutional Law. Member, University of Connecticut Law Review, 1975-1976. Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Land and Natural Resources Division, Washington, D.C., 1977-1982. Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Connecticut, 1982-1986. Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Labor & Employment Law, 1995-2006. Inducted as a Fellow to The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, 2012.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appeals
  • Employment Law
  • Medicaid Revenue Recovery
  • Workers Compensation Revenue Recovery
  • Direct Collections

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
860-447-0335  Phone
860-447-9143  Fax
University Attended:
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., cum laude, 1974
Law School Attended:
University of Connecticut, J.D., with high honors, 1977
Year of First Admission:
1977, Connecticut; 1979, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1980, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; 1988, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1982, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; 1998, U.S. Supreme Court
New London County Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
American Bar Association
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
National Employment Lawyers Association
Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association
Reported Cases:
Szewczyk v. Department of Social Services, 275 Conn. 464 (2005); Evans v. Dept. of Social Services, 81 Conn. App. 37 (2004); Branch v. Occhionero, 239 Conn. 199 (1996); In re: Election for Second Congressional District, 231 Conn 602, (1994); Water Street Assoc. Ltd. Prtn. v. Innopak Plastics, 230 Conn. 764, (1994); Burge v. Stonington, 219 Conn 581, (1991); Middlesex Hospital v. Hamden, 33 Conn App 247, (1993), cert denied, 228 Conn 922, (1994); Sal Tinnerello & Sons, Inc. v. Town of Stonington, 141 F3d 46 (2nd Cir), cert. denied 525 US 923 (1998); Poulos v. Pfizer, Inc., 244 Conn 598 (1998).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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