Ryan Ryan Deluca is proud that the firm has been granted the following recognitions:

  • Given the highest Tier 1 ranking in the Best Lawyers - U.S. News "Best Law Firms" list in the areas of Medical Malpractice (2010-2019), Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants (2019), Legal Malpractice (2018-2019), and Personal Injury Litigation (2010-2019).
  • Named top mid-size litigation firm in Connecticut by Super Lawyers® Business Edition for five consecutive years (2011-2016).
  • Named 2013 Connecticut Insurance Litigation Legal Department of the Year by Connecticut Law Tribune.

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In addition to these firm honors, several of our attorneys have earned individual awards and recognition:

  • 14 of our attorneys are listed in 2019 Connecticut Super Lawyers®: Charles A. Deluca, Daniel E. Ryan, Michael T. Ryan, Robert C. E. Laney, III, Catherine S. Nietzel, Robert O. Hickey, James J. Noonan, Janice D. Lai, Christopher J. Lynch, Steven J. Malitz, and Claire E. Ryan. Attorneys Beck S. Fineman, Michael C. Barbarula, and Raymond J. Carta appear on the Rising Stars list.
  • Super Lawyers recognizes Charles A. Deluca as one of "The Top 10 Connecticut Super Lawyers" for 2019.
  • Daniel E. Ryan III and Charles A. Deluca were named as four-time recipients to the Top 100 New England Super Lawyers list.
  • Robert C. E. Laney, Christopher J. Lynch, Daniel E. Ryan III, Charles A. Deluca, Michael T. Ryan and Robert O. Hickey are listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2020.
  • Robert O. Hickey named 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers' 2014-2015.

In addition to the above awards and rankings, the following exclusive organizations have welcomed our attorneys into their ranks.  These require sponsorship, election or other merit-based criteria for acceptance:

American College of Trial LawyersCharles A. Deluca and Kevin M. Tepas have been inducted as Fellows of this most prestigious body.
 
American Board of Trial AttorneysCharles A. Deluca, Daniel E. Ryan III, Kevin M. Tepas and Catherine S. Nietzel are all members of ABOTA.
 
Federation of Defense and Corporate CounselCharles A. Deluca, Michael T. Ryan, and Robert C. E. Laney have been invited to become members of the FDCC.
 
International Association of Defense CounselCharles A. Deluca and Janice D. Lai are members of this invitation-only association of defense counsel. 
 
Association of Defense 
and Trial Attorneys

Robert C. E. Laney is a member and State Chairperson of the ADTA.

Trucking Industry Defense AssociationSteven H. Malitz is an invited member of TIDA.