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  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Litigation: 50%

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  • Bonde Johnson

    Attorney McNamara is an outstanding lawyer who genuinely cares about his clients. I have worked with him on numerous cases and found him to be extremely knowledgeable. He is a gentleman and an asset to the legal community.


    Bonde Johnson Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Thomas. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Mcnamara & Goodman, LLP

142 Temple St
New Haven, CT, 06510-2600


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top LawyersThe Legal Network2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Community Service AwardGreater New Haven Sexual Assualt Crisis Service1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMcNamara and Goodman, LLP1988 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Crime Victim Bar AssociationAttorney Member1994 - Present
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member1986 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationAttorney Member1986 - Present
American Association for JusticeAttorney Member1986 - Present
New Haven County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1986 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jacob Doe v. Archdiocese of HartfordJury found defendant negligent and reckless. Jury awarded one million dollars in compensatory damages. Punitive damages were awarded by the Court in the amount of $354,541.39, for a total final judgemnent of $1,354,541.39.
McDermott v. State of Connecticut$850,000.00 was awarded to the Estate of William McDermott and $435,000.00 to Madeline McDermott, for a total verdict amount of $1,306,371.65 with costs.
Marsala v. GroonellJury found defendant driver negligent for making improper left-hand turn in front of motorcycle driver, resulting in amputation of right lower leg. Verdict of $1,635,000.00. Final judgement with interest totaled $2,582,949.88.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Southern Connecticut State UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, CLE CommitteeMy Best Final Argument2005
Victim LitigationSexual Abuse by the Clergy1996