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Frank A. Bailey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bridgeport, CT

Tremont Sheldon P.C.
64 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4022
Phone: 203-335-5145
Fax: 203-366-8503
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2013, 2015 - 2021
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%), Workers' Compensation: Claimant (30%)
Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish
Attorney Profile

A skilled trial lawyer, Frank A. Bailey handles litigation, appeals and claims on behalf of people who have suffered a personal injury or workplace accident. He is an attorney at Tremont Sheldon P.C., where he represents clients from Bridgeport, Fairfield, Milford, Stratford, East Haven, New Haven and Shelton, Connecticut, as well as those throughout Fairfield County, New Haven, and Litchfield Counties.

Mr. Bailey has been practicing law for more than three decades. He is devoted to exposing negligence and the many ways it affects a victim’s life. Over the course of his career, he has recovered significant verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients. For those successes, he has earned a number of accolades. He has received the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating, he has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

Admitted to practice before all federal and state courts in Connecticut, Mr. Bailey is thorough in his approach to every case. Further, he is compassionate toward those he represents, frequently communicating with them and getting to know their circumstances.

A frequent guest lecturer, Mr. Bailey is the former chairman of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section, and he is a member of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Inc., the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association.

After receiving an undergraduate degree from Cornell University in 1984, Mr. Bailey earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1987. Outside his practice, he is involved with the Boy Scouts of America.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

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


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2013, 2015 - 2021

About Frank A. Bailey

First Admitted: 1987, Connecticut

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Boy Scouts of America

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association: Executive Board, Chairman Workers' Compensation Committee
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Workers' Compensation Section of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Past Chairman
  • Law Day for Greater Bridgeport Bar, Chairman  
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Connecticut, 1988
  • Connecticut Superior Court, Special Master
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member


  • The Best Lawyers of America®
  • One of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Connecticut by The National Trial Lawyers
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell  
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers®

Educational Background

  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, A.B., 1984
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Office Location for Frank A. Bailey

64 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4022

Phone: 203-335-5145

Fax: 203-366-8503

Last Updated: 6/11/2021

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