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Attorney Grant is a member of  the Law Offices of Piazza, Simmons  and Grant, L.L.C., a firm well recognized for  its success. Achievements have included seven figure settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of our clients — people who faced serious personal injury or other legal concerns. At Piazza, Simmons & Grant, LLC our emphasis is always on helping clients achieve the best possible results in cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice and family law. We tailor our approach to meet our clients' needs. When litigation is necessary, we pursue it tenaciously.


Attorney Grant represents clients seriously injured as a result of accidents or medical malpractice.  After working for  eight years in the insurance defense industry, where he had a winning record as a trial attorney and successfully defended auto accident and medical malpractice claims, he began representing injured persons in 2004.  Since that time he has developed a winning record as a plaintiff's trial attorney, and has used his background, familiarity and knowledge of the insurance industry to consistently obtain higher settlements for his clients.


Attorney Grant is committed to obtaining maximum value for his clients by going the extra mile.  This means he will not recommend settling your case until he believes you are getting what your case is truly worth, and he will work hard to do the groundwork necessary to get it.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    21 years
  2. Car Accident: 20%
    21 years
  3. Defective Products: 15%
    17 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 15%
    13 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



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    Richard is a diligent and competent lawyer who zealously represents his clients.


    Michael Burrell
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • John Anthony Cirello

    When I worked with Richard hew was always diligent and committed to his client's cause. You couldn't ask for a better attorney.


    John Cirello Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Piazza, Simmons & Grant, L.L.C.

112 Prospect Street
Stamford, CT, 06901-1207


NYCurrently registered 199603/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 LitigatorsAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Litigation LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
Top 100 Litigation LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2012
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPiazza, Simmons & Grant, LLC2004 - Present
Senior Defense Litigation AssociateRyan, Ryan, Johson & Deluca, LLP2003 - 2004
Defense Trial AttorneyLippman & Ouellette, LLC1999 - 2003
Insurance Defense Litigation AssociateCorleto & Associates, PC1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2012 - Present
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Motorist v. MotoristSettlement: $300,000.00
Jane Doe vs. Plastic SurgeonSettlement: $327,000.00
Head Injury Athlete vs. Board of EducationSettlement: $262,500.00
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Miami University of OhioEnglish (Dean's List with Departmental Honors), RussianBA - Bachelor of Arts1991