Michael A. D'Amico

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Watertown, CT

D'Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC
 | 465 Straits Turnpike, PO Box 670
Watertown, CT 06795
Phone: 860-945-6600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Highly respected attorney Michael A. D'Amico is one of the partners at the law firm of D'Amico & Pettinicchi LLC. At the Watertown, Connecticut, firm, Mr. D'Amico strives to provide high-quality legal representation to injured victims and the families of catastrophically injured victims as they pursue personal injury compensation due to the negligence of other individuals or medical professionals.

Mr. D'Amico began practicing law in Connecticut in 1986 after earning his law degree from the University of Bridgeport School of Law. He went on to earn board certifications from the National Board of Trial Advocacy in both civil trial law and civil pretrial practice.

Over the past 30 years, attorney D'Amico has earned much recognition from the legal community. He is a regular guest speaker at legal events, and he has written a number of articles on topics related to personal injury, medical malpractice and product liability law.

In addition to having earned recognition, he has also earned a number of honors for his long record of success, including membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an AV-Preeminent* peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" rating from Avvo. The Best Lawyers in America have also honored him by including him among the best plaintiff attorneys in three categories — medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability.

In addition to his work on his clients' behalves, Mr. D'Amico also works for the good of the legal community. He is a member of the board of governors of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Immediate Past-President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Associationn and a past member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America's National Advisory Board.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Medical Devices, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - Products: Medical Devices, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Michael D'Amico

Admitted: 1986, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: http://www.dgplaw.com/attorneys/michael-a-d-amico.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers, Lawyers of the Year, 2016
  • 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • Connecticut Law Tribune's Personal Injury Hall of Fame, 2015
  • Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers, 2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2013
  • Top 100, New England Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rating
  • Connecticut Super Lawyer in the practice area of Plaintiff's Personal Injury, Law & Politics Magazine since 2006
  • New England Super Lawyer in the practice area of Plaintiff's Personal Injury, Law & Politics Magazine since 2007
  • Super Lawyers list of Top 50 Lawyers in Connecticut, Law & Politics Magazine, 2011, 2012 and 2013
  •  Listed in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Dual Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy and Civil Pretrial practice, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Connecticut, 1986
  • President, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Advisory Board of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Board Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Executive, Medical Malpractice and Legislative Committees
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Governors
  • Elite Lawyers of America, Gold Member
  • Member, Litchfield Bar
  • Member, Waterbury Bar
  • Member, American Bar
  • Member, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Examiners, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • State of Connecticut Superior Court, Special Settlement Master, Personal Injury Claims
  • State of Connecticut Superior Court, Arbitrator/Fact- Finder in Civil Litigation
  • Life Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Life Member, Million-Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, American Association for Justice
Office Location for Michael A. D'Amico

465 Straits Turnpike
PO Box 670
Watertown, CT 06795

Phone: 860-945-6600

 

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Last Updated: 5/26/2017

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