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Angelo A. Ziotas

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Angelo A. Ziotas is a board certified specialist in civil trial practice who focuses on medical malpractice cases, serious personal injury claims, wrongful death matters and business disputes; he was certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 1998.

As a result of his success in these areas, Angelo has become one of the most sought after lawyers in Connecticut, having represented lawyers and their family members who find themselves in need of representation – the people who truly know who to hire.  In three recent matters, he represented the mother, wife and daughter, respectively, of partners at major Connecticut law firms in medical malpractice claim and personal injury claims, recovering millions of dollars for these clients.

Since 2006, Mr. Ziotas has been recognized by his peers for inclusion in the publication The Best Lawyers in America* in the areas of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation.  Mr. Ziotas has also been included in Connecticut Super Lawyers*  in the areas of Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff and Business Litigation every year since its inception in 2006.  He has also been included in the list of “Top 50” Connecticut Super Lawyers* and “Top 100” New England Super Lawyers.*

In addition, more recently he was president of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association in 2014-2015 and since 2015 has been one of two lawyers representing Connecticut as a governor on the Board of the American Association for Justice.

He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and is one of only 35 lawyers in Connecticut to have been designated a “Local Litigation Star” by the publication Benchmark Litigation.

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Contact Details

Phone: (203) 325-4491
Email: Angelo Ziotas
Fax: (203) 325-3769

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Angelo A. Ziotas is a board certified specialist in civil trial practice who focuses on medical malpractice cases, serious personal injury claims, wrongful death matters and business disputes; he was certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 1998.

As a result of his success in these areas, Angelo has become one of the most sought after lawyers in Connecticut, having represented lawyers and their family members who find themselves in need of representation – the people who truly know who to hire.  In three recent matters, he represented the mother, wife and daughter, respectively, of partners at major Connecticut law firms in medical malpractice claim and personal injury claims, recovering millions of dollars for these clients.

Since 2006, Mr. Ziotas has been recognized by his peers for inclusion in the publication The Best Lawyers in America* in the areas of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation.  Mr. Ziotas has also been included in Connecticut Super Lawyers*  in the areas of Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff and Business Litigation every year since its inception in 2006.  He has also been included in the list of “Top 50” Connecticut Super Lawyers* and “Top 100” New England Super Lawyers.*

In addition, more recently he was president of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association in 2014-2015 and since 2015 has been one of two lawyers representing Connecticut as a governor on the Board of the American Association for Justice.

He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and is one of only 35 lawyers in Connecticut to have been designated a “Local Litigation Star” by the publication Benchmark Litigation.

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Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
  • Connecticut College, New London, Major in Biology, Minor in Biochemistry

Experienced Civil Litigator

In trials throughout the state of Connecticut, Mr. Ziotas has served as lead counsel for several clients who have received jury verdicts of over one million dollars, including medical malpractice actions, motor vehicle collisions, elevator accidents and an insurance “bad faith” suit. These results include one of the largest jury verdicts in Connecticut history, when a Stamford jury awarded his clients $38.5 million in order to compensate a young boy who suffered severe neurological injuries during childbirth.

In addition to these verdicts, he has negotiated settlements of more than $100 million for firm clients, including $14.75 million for a victim of egregious medical malpractice, $10.4 million for a young child who suffered a severe brain injury during a near drowning at a Town supervised summer camp and $8.5 million for a small Connecticut business to compensate for losses caused by a component part manufacturer.

He has lectured on trial practice, traumatic brain injuries, and other personal injury topics at numerous seminars sponsored by CTLA. In addition to CTLA, Mr. Ziotas has served as the chairman of a litigation group for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), involving over 100 pharmaceutical claims filed nationally.

Mr. Ziotas resides in New Canaan with his wife and two children and is an active member of the Community serving on several local Boards.


Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Trial Practice, Traumatic Brain Injuries and Other Personal Injury Topics, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

 


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors; Secretary, 2011-present; Parliamentarian, 2010-2011)
  • American Association for Justice (Chairman, Litigation Group, 1993-1997)
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association