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The Business Law Authority

Sophisticated Connecticut Business Law Attorneys

Connecticut Construction Law Lawyers

Since 1996, Ciulla & Donofrio, LLP has provided high-caliber legal solutions in construction law, commercial litigation, municipal law and business law. We represent leading corporations, financial institutions, municipalities, utilities, insurance companies, telecommunications and technology companies. Our attorneys work with construction firms and businesses of all sizes in a broad range of civil matters in federal and state courts, as well as arbitration and mediation proceedings.

Connecticut Contract Dispute Attorneys

We have diverse experience with various types of alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation and mini-trials. Our firm's lawyers regularly advise businesses of all sizes on the myriad of legal issues they confront on a daily basis, from contract disputes to construction law issues.

Ciulla & Donofrio, LLP: The Business Law Attorneys

Contact our law firm today to discover the skills our lawyers bring to our firm with a background handling complex, high-dollar litigation. We offer consultations at our law firm in North Haven. From our office in New Haven County, we service clients throughout Connecticut and beyond. In recent years, our practice has experienced significant growth in Fairfield County as well as Hartford County.

Recognized for Providing Sound Representation

We are renowned as an experienced law firm in North Haven. Our law firm is AV-rated under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system.* We are also listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in the categories of Commercial Litigation and Construction Law, and in A.M. Best's Directory of Insurance Attorneys. Our managing partner, Jeffrey M. Donofrio, is a Connecticut, New England and In-House Counsel Super Lawyer.

Our law firm has been selected as a "Go-To Law Firm for Leading Technology Companies " by American Lawyer Media, based upon a nationwide survey of technology companies. AT&T selected Ciulla & Donofrio, LLP for our business litigation and tort defense litigation skills.

Offering Cutting-Edge Solutions Expected From a Large Law Firm

The strengths of our small firm are defined by our detailed attention, thoroughness, consistent responsiveness, tenacity and efficiency. Our comprehensive, technical and aggressive approach to civil litigation, coupled with our attorneys' backgrounds and use of state-of-the-art legal technology are traits normally associated with larger firms.

We use cutting edge technology to find, exchange and develop the information critical to reaching our clients' legal goals. In addition, we take advantage of office technology and support systems, allowing us to provide highly responsive and cost- effective service to our clients.

We Understand Our Clients' Business Goals

We not only know the law, we also understand the businesses, industries and government agencies we serve. We make a point to get to know our clients' businesses on our time, because we believe this makes us more effective advisors and advocates.

This knowledge also proves useful in the art of persuasion; with in-depth knowledge of our clients' businesses, we are able to better identify and understand their pressing legal problems. This allows us to craft more creative and effective legal solutions.

Put Our Firm's Experience to Work for You

For more information about our legal practice, or to discuss your concerns with a knowledgeable attorney, please contact us today.

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

Peer Review Rated Ciulla and Donofrio LLP AV Preeminent Jeffrey M Donofrio Super Lawyers Avvo Rating | Top Attorney Bar Register Preeminent Lawyers | 2012 Martindale Hubbell Go-To Law Firm 2008 Top 500 Companies ALM Best | Insurance Attorneys | 2014

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Recent Case News
  • On March 12, 2014, Jeff Donofrio presented a seminar entitled Connecticut School Construction Law in 2014: Security, Safety and More. The program featured a review of the new security and safety design standards developed by the School Safety Infrastructure Council, a review of the new school safety and security plan standards applicable to all Connecticut public schools and a brief discussion of other recent developments in Connecticut school construction law. The program was attended by, among others, public officials from 17 municipalities and representatives of private schools. Design and security experts were also on the panel for the program, which was held at the Trumbull Marriott.
  • Lou Dagostine was named a 2013 Rising Star by Connecticut SuperLawyers.
  • Jeff Donofrio was named a 2013 Connecticut, New England and Corporate Counsel SuperLawyer.
  • Jeff Donofrio authored the first chapter of Inside the Minds: Representing Municipalities in Litigation, a book published by Thomson Reuters’ Aspatore Publishing in January 2013.

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Ciulla & Donofrio, LLP
127 Washington Avenue
North Haven, Connecticut 06473
Main number: (203) 239-9828
Fax: (203) 234-0379
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