Piazza, Simmons, & Grant Connecticut Personal Injury Lawyers

Anthony A. Piazza

45 Years of Experience

Mr. Piazza’s well-deserved reputation as a highly skilled trial attorney precedes him into any courtroom setting and that skill-set alone results in the generation of a higher percentage of voluntary settlements prior to trial.

Mr. Piazza has the highest possible ratings for any attorney by all entities that have rated him, including Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Rating, an AVVO 10 Superb rating, and a designation of one of the Top 50 Lawyers in the state by Connecticut Magazine. The attorneys and paralegals on his staff provide skilled, qualified assistance in a considerate, competent and confidential manner.

Honors and Awards

  • Connecticut Magazine Survey included in the Top 50 Lawyers in the State of Connecticut
  • Super Lawyers AV Highest Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Distinguished Alumni of the Year 2012 Fordham Law School
  • Fellow, Roscoe Pond Foundation
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • AV Highest Rating, Top Ten Super Lawyers

Published Works

  • Wanted More Judges for Swifter Justice, New York Times
  • Justice Delayed is Not Justice, New York Times
  • Numerous Articles, The Forum, Connecticut Trial Lawyer’s Magazine
  • Published Book Titled Sue, Settle or be Silent


  • Chairman, First Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers
  • Lecturer, Discovery/Depositions, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, How To Try a Negligence Case, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, Discovery and Depositions: The First Step in a Proper Cross Examination, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, How to Maximize Damages in a Wrongful Death Action, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, Attorney Client Privilege Is Not All It Appears, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, Product Liability Under CT Law, the Cambridge Institute
  • Lecturer, How to Handle Common Courtroom Problems Including Thirty-Five Semi Common Objections, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, How to Meet the Challenge of Cross-Examining the Defense’s Medical Expert, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, How to Examine the Defenses, Medical Expert
  • How to Make Jury Hear, See and Feel Your Opening Statement, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, Practical Divorce Practice, American Bar Association, MA
  • Lecturer, handling Wrongful Death Cases in CT

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Superior Court, State of Connecticut, Special Master, 1979-Present
  • Superior Court, State of Connecticut, Trial Referee, 1984- Present
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, Special Master, 1990-Present
  • Stamford-Norwalk-Danbury Legal Services, Member, Board of Directors, 1974-1975
  • American Arbitration Association, Member, Panel of Arbitrators, 1985
  • Stamford Regional Bar Association, Member, Executive Committee, 1978-1979
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Civil Justice and Family Law Sections, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, President
  • Connecticut Trial lawyers Association, member, Executive Committee, 1985-Present
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, State Delegate for Connecticut,
  • American Board of Trial Lawyers Advocates, Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member

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