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Attorney Roberts is a senior partner with Nuzzo & Roberts. His practice is focused in insurance defense, professional liability, contractor liability and product liability. He has tried numerous cases and argued over 15 appeals. He is A-V rated by Martindale Hubbell and has been listed in Connecticut and New England Super Lawyers for the past six years.

Attorney Roberts is past-president of the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association. He is also past-president of the New Haven County Bar Association, has been on its Executive Committee since 2001, and has chaired its Membership and Public Service Committees. He sits on the Civil Justice Commission with all presiding judges of Connecticut's State Courts. He is on the Executive Board of the New Haven Bar Community Foundation and is a fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation. He was ABA Young Lawyers Division District Representative and President of the New Haven Young Lawyers. He was awarded Outstanding Big Brother of the Year for enacting a project encouraging attorney volunteers in the Big Brother/Big Sister program.

Attorney Roberts received his J.D. in 1983 from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board, and his B.A. in 1979 from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Attorney Roberts was admitted in Connecticut in 1984, the District Court for the District of Connecticut in 1985, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 2006, and the Supreme Court of the United States in 2008.

Attorney Roberts was a Lecturer in Legal Studies at Quinnipiac College, and speaks frequently on topics including "Advanced Personal Injury," "Personal Injury Settlements," "Premises Liability: The Defense Perspective," "Most Common Mistakes Made Handling Claims," "Nuts and Bolts of Tort Law," "Third Party Practice" and "Preparing and Trying the Automobile Accident Case." Mr. Roberts presides over private arbitrations and mediations and is a court-appointed arbitrator.


Contact info

Nuzzo & Roberts, LLC

One Town Center
Cheshire, CT, 06410

Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Insurance: 25%

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BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
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Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerNuzzo & Roberts, LLC2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Defense Research InstituteDistrict Representative (CT)2012 - Present
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - Present
Connecticut Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1990 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember1990 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
New Haven County Bar Association, Membership CommitteeChairN/A
New Haven County Bar Association, Public Service CommitteeChairN/A
Connecticut Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident2011 - 2012
New Haven County Bar AssociationPresident2010 - 2011
Connecticut Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident-Elect2009 - 2010
Connecticut Defense Lawyers AssociationTreasurer2009 - 2010
New Haven County Bar AssociationVice President2009 - 2010
New Haven County Bar AssociationTreasurer2008 - 2009
Connecticut Defense Lawyers AssociationSecretary2008 - 2009
New Haven County Bar AssociationSecretary2007 - 2008
New Haven County Bar AssociationAssistant Treasurer2006 - 2007
New Haven County Bar AssociationAssistant Secretary2005 - 2006
New Haven County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee2001 - 2011
Connecticut Defense Lawyers AssociationEducation Chair2000 - 2001
New Haven County Bar Association, Young Lawyers CommitteePresident1989 - 1990
Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionBoard Member1988 - 1996
Publication nameTitleDate
Connecticut Law Tribune MagazineTort Reform Act1988
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
State University of New York, BinghamtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979