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.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2007|
|Senior Partner||Nuzzo & Roberts, LLC||2004 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Defense Research Institute||District Representative (CT)||2012 - Present|
|Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1994 - Present|
|Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association||Member||1990 - Present|
|Defense Research Institute||Member||1990 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association||Member||1984 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1983 - Present|
|New Haven County Bar Association, Membership Committee||Chair||N/A|
|New Haven County Bar Association, Public Service Committee||Chair||N/A|
|Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association||President||2011 - 2012|
|New Haven County Bar Association||President||2010 - 2011|
|Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association||President-Elect||2009 - 2010|
|Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association||Treasurer||2009 - 2010|
|New Haven County Bar Association||Vice President||2009 - 2010|
|New Haven County Bar Association||Treasurer||2008 - 2009|
|Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association||Secretary||2008 - 2009|
|New Haven County Bar Association||Secretary||2007 - 2008|
|New Haven County Bar Association||Assistant Treasurer||2006 - 2007|
|New Haven County Bar Association||Assistant Secretary||2005 - 2006|
|New Haven County Bar Association||Executive Committee||2001 - 2011|
|Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association||Education Chair||2000 - 2001|
|New Haven County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Committee||President||1989 - 1990|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section||Board Member||1988 - 1996|
|Connecticut Law Tribune Magazine||Tort Reform Act||1988|
|State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|State University of New York, Binghamton||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1979|