Carmody & Torrance Congratulates Six Attorneys Selected to Best Lawyers List

October 5, 2011
Six lawyers from Carmody & Torrance LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

Anthony M. Fitzgerald was selected in the areas of arbitration, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation and personal injury litigation – defendants. This year marks his twenty-fifth year being listed.

David T. Grudberg was selected in the areas of commercial litigation, criminal defense: non-white-collar, criminal defense: white-collar and DUI/DWI defense. He has been listed since 2006.

Trudie R. Hamilton was selected in the areas of personal injury litigation – defendants and personal injury litigation – plaintiffs. She has been listed for the past 10 years.

James K. Robertson was selected in the area of commercial litigation. This is also his tenth year being listed.

Augustus R. Southworth was selected in the areas of medical malpractice law – defendants and personal injury litigation – defendants. He has been listed for the past 20 years.

Daniel P. Venora was selected in the area of energy law. This is the first year he has been included on the list.

About Best Lawyers
Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 41,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.9 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

About Carmody & Torrance LLP
Founded in Waterbury more than 100 years ago, Carmody & Torrance LLP is a general law practice with locally, regionally and nationally-based clients. The firm has offices in Waterbury, New Haven and Southbury. Representative practice areas include energy/utility, corporate, banking, bankruptcy, litigation, securities, tax, intellectual property, labor and employment, environmental and OSHA, land use, real estate, health care and hospital management, insurance, municipal, personal injury and trusts and estates and tax planning. More information is available at