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Robert Joseph Sciglimpaglia Jr

Workers compensation Attorney at Norwalk, CT

5.0   8 reviews
  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 31 years
    New York - NY 32 years
    Connecticut - CT 32 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 31 years
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1992
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1992
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State CT
    Acquired 1991
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1992
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Robert

Learn Robert’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Workers compensation
    Certified Worker's Compensation Specialist by the Connecticut Bar Association. Handled all types of worker's compensation matters before the Commission in every Connecticut District, the Compensation Review Board and the Appellate and Supreme Court. Wrote Supreme Court brief on seminal case of Kuehl vs. Z-Loda.

    32 years

  2. Personal injury
    Handle all types of personal injury matters primarily on the plaintiff's side. Former Insurance Company in house counsel and handled many matters on the defense side.

    32 years

  3. Car accident

  4. Entertainment
    As a Professional Actor and member of the Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (SAG-AFTRA), very proficient in law surrounding acting and voice overs.

    32 years

  5. Slip and fall accident

  6. Wrongful death

Certified Workers Compensation Specialist as certified by Connecticut Bar Association; Super Lawyer since 2009 for New England and Connecticut; named Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Connecticut by National Trial Lawyers Association.  Also SAG-AFTRA actor with knowledge of Entertainment, Copyright and Trademark law.  Author of the book "Voice Over Legal".

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101 Merritt Seven
Third Floor
Norwalk, CT, 06851-1109
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1266 E Main Street
Suite 700R
Stamford, CT, 06902
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83 Wooster Heights Road
Suite 125
Danbury, CT, 06810
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  8 customer reviews
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Posted by Patrick M. | March 9, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Top Star Business Trademark Attorney
I hired Attorney Sciglimpaglia after a friend at a wedding referred him to me. I was in need of a business attorney who could handle my trademark applications. Robert was extremely knowledgable and was very receptive. Down to earth and very friendly. He processed the application and answered all my questions during the process. Very pleased with his response time and knowledge with federal trademark law. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs his assistance with business law.
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Response from Robert Sciglimpaglia March 9, 2021
Thank you very much Patrick! I am glad I could be of assistance and good luck with the business.
Posted by Garrett | January 26, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I recently decided to start a business & Robert took care forming the llc & trademark for me. I had MANY questions & Robert answered answered them ALL & made me feel comfortable enough to ask them. He really is THE BEST!
Response from Robert Sciglimpaglia March 9, 2021
Thank you Garrett! I am glad I helped you with your LLC and trademark and I hope you're business is a smashing success.
Posted by Charlotte | March 31, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A Gem in the Legal Field
I had the good fortune of finding Rob after I had been working with attorneys who didn't understand the intricacies of Workers' Comp law. There was so much I didn't know about the process of being an injured employee. I was scared and in the dark on important protocols and procedures. The world was spinning around me, and when I hired Rob, clarity came into view and my anxieties started to wane. There wasn't a question he couldn't answer. Rob stayed by my side as a steadfast partner for two years as we navigated complicated injuries and a third party suit. I was emotionally devastated by how my employer responded to my accident, and Rob met me with so much compassion and care. He wasn't just my lawyer, he was a sage guide and partner during uncertain times. He looked out for me in every way a person could. He helped pick me up after the loss of the career I loved, and helped me to look forward, not back. If you hire Rob, what you will find is an honest and dedicated attorney who is a truly good man. Any e-mail I sent with a question or concern was returned immediately, and he always made time for me on the phone. I endorse Rob with a full heart and am truly grateful for everything he has done for me, legally and beyond. If I ever need an attorney again, I know exactly who to call.
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Posted by Alison | October 3, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Review of Mr.Robert J. Sciglimpaglia, Jr., attorney-at-law
From our first conversation, I felt that Rob Sciglimpaglia could be the lawyer to help me. I had a complicated W. Comp case and had researched countless lawyers before contacting Rob. He didn't promise the moon, nor did he discourage me with potential doom and gloom. He would receive a percentage of whatever settlement he was able to reach. We communicated by phone and email. Before I hired him, I sent him piles of paperwork - and after reading through it, he said he thought he could help .It took many months to finally reach a settlement - the opposing attorneys were very difficult such that I understood the final $ amount was the best that anyone could have achieved. I was kept informed throughout the process. Rob was professional, knowledgeable, kind, personable, helpful, and - always reasonable with his encouragement. The final thing that needs to be mentioned is that apart from his excellent legal skills, this is a good and kind man. It had become clear that the final $ result was lower than we had hoped for --and it was equally clear that the opposition was resolutely and stubbornly sticking to it. Mr Sciglimpaglia agreed to lower his percentage so that I would get a little bit more money. (He knew about my tenuous financial situation.) Never have I come across a lawyer that would do such a thing when absolutely not required to do so. Anyone in need of a W. Comp attorney would do well by hiring him. I have no doubt that he is just as competent in the other areas in which he works. However, I do not have first-hand knowledge of these and therefore cannot speak definitively of them. I would hire Rob again if I had the need - and surely this is the highest kind of praise.
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Posted by Cam | September 7, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Robert has reviewed and drawn up several contracts for me. He is always an email or phone call away with sound advice. He knows his stuff.
Posted by Manik (Nik) | August 30, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Well-rounded Attorney. It gives me great pleasure and privilege to give this Review on Atty Robert Sciglimpaglia (Rob)
Professionally, Rob is well qualified and personally, he is compassionate, honest and (most importantly) very reasonable and protective of his clients. I have found Rob to possess very sound judgement in legal matters. So, he is a very good Consultation (and referral) Attorney, as well. I have known Rob for over 20 years now and he has represented me in almost all areas of legal practice, particularly Real Estate and personal injury - in which he excels. In one Settlement Agreement (where Rob represented me) even the presiding judge characterized him as "a good family man". Therefore, I feel Rob is very trust worthy. I would never take any legal decision or, put my signature on any legal document without consulting with Rob.
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Posted by anonymous | May 31, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
workers compensation
Very professional and spot on ! His opinions were very helpful and he was very courteous and spent a good deal of time on the phone with me! I would highly recommend him to anyone dealing with a very difficult workers compensation case!
Posted by anonymous | March 5, 2013
He is honest and real. He is effective and efficient, excellent at what he does, because he knows what he is doing ~ whether it is real estate, foreclosure, contract law, personal injury, worker's compensation, or other legal concerns. I have hired him several times. When I need an attorney, he is the first I think to hire because he is the best there is.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 250-350 per hour
  • Contingency 20%-33%
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • BT Canty Law Offices
  • 2006 - 2014
  • Senior Associate
  • Shepro & Blake, LLC
  • 2003 - 2006
  • Staff Counsel
  • Travelers Insurance Co.
  • 1999 - 2003
  • Partner
  • Sciglimpaglia & Regan
  • 1997 - 1999
  • Sole Practitioner
  • Law Offices of Robert Sciglimpaglia
  • 1993 - 1997
  • Associate
  • Eveleigh & McCabe
  • 1991 - 1993
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  • Pace University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Rodriguez vs. ED Construction
  • Respondent won case as represented by Attorney Sciglimpaglia
  • Kuehl vs. Z-Loda Systems Engineering
  • Ruling for Respondent, upheld on Appeal


  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Connecticut and New England Magazine
  • 2016
  • Top 10 Attorney Award
  • National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Connecticut and New England Magazine
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Connecticut and New England Magazine
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers for Connecticut
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Connecticut and New England Magazine
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Connecticut and New England Magazines
  • 2011
  • Inductee
  • Cambridge Who's Who
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Connecticut and New England Magazines
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Connecticut and New England Magazines
  • 2009
  • Cum Laude
  • Pace University
  • 1991
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Speaking Engagements

  • Networking event
  • Fraud in the Worker's Compensation System
  • 2013
  • Advanced Worker's Compensation Seminar
  • Worker's Compensation -- Case Update
  • 2012
  • Advanced Worker's Compensation Seminars
  • Worker's Compensation
  • 2011
  • Basic Worker's Compensation
  • Worker's Compensation Process
  • 2010
  • CBA Seminar
  • Dependants and Survivors Benefits in WC
  • 2004
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Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (5)
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Personal injury Attorney | Oct 10
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I had a case in which Attorney Sciglimpaglia represented the other party. I was impressed with his presentation of his client's case. He is a very skilled lawyer who I recommend and endorse."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Workers compensation Attorney | Dec 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jun 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Atty Sciglimpaglia for years and have always found him to be a solid professional. He is highly regarded by clients and fellow members of the bar for his skill and expertise."
Workers compensation Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Sciglimpaglia is a fearless advocate for his clients and a staunch ally to the Claimants' Bar. For the time I have known Attorney Sciglimpaglia he was immediately helpful and displayed a nuanced and substantial understanding of workers compensation law in Connecticut."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Rob is a wonderful attorney who taught me a great deal when I started out in Connecticut. I think very highly of him and admire his work."
Workers compensation Attorney | Mar 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Sciglimpaglia and I have worked in the workers' compensation arena for many years and I fully endorse his legal abilities. Robert, a Board Certified Workers' Compensaiton Specialist, has an excellent reputation for vigorously representing his clients. After sharing the process of studying together for Board Certification, I realized fully that Attorney Sciglimpaglia was a lawyer that could be trusted and that he had a grasp of the most complex legal issues in the field."
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