Douglas Mahoney

Top rated personal injury attorney in Fairfield, Connecticut

Robinson Mahoney PLLC
Douglas Mahoney
Robinson Mahoney PLLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Medical malpractice; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1992

Education: University of Connecticut School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023
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Robinson Mahoney PLLC

1210 Post Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824 Visit website


Attorney Douglas Mahoney is the founder of the law firm Robinson Mahoney PLLC in Fairfield, Connecticut. Mr. Mahoney focuses his practice on personal injury, medical malpractice and sexual abuse law, representing clients in throughout Connecticut. 

A practicing lawyer for over 30 years, Mr. Mahoney has successfully handled many cases involving motor vehicle accidents, animal attacks, assaults, construction accidents, dog bites, dram shop liability, malpractice, premises liability and wrongful death. Over the course of his career, he has recovered major amounts in settlements and trial verdicts for injured Connecticut residents and their families. 

Mr. Mahoney is AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America publication.  He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Mahoney stays involved in his legal community through active membership in professional organizations.  He serves on the Executive Committee of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. He belongs to the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association and the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Mr. Mahoney earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the College of the Holy Cross in 1989. He went on to receive his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1992, graduating with honors. He holds a license to practice law before all Connecticut state courts and has been board certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy for over 20 years.

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Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff

Focus areas

Assault, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Construction accident, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 90% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1992, Connecticut

Professional Webpage:

  • Top 100 Lawyers in New England by Super Lawyers®
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Fellow - American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell (the highest possible rating for a lawyer)
  • Top 50 Lawyers in the State of Connecticut by Super Lawyers®
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers®
  • The Best Lawyers in America®
Educational Background:
  • College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, A.B, 1989
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2002
  • John Doe v. Boys and Girls Village - Jury verdict of $1.2 million dollars - Sexual abuse of a child, 2019
  • Tim Doe v. St. Francis Hospital - Jury verdict of $2.75 million dollars - sexual abuse of a child, 2011
  • Blackwell v. Seymour - Jury verdict of $1.4 million dollars - motor vehicle accident, 2005
  • Keyes v. HART - Jury verdict of $1.6 million dollars - motorcycle accident, 2001
  • Sanchez v. Middleton - Jury verdict of $1.4 million dollars - pedestrian accident, 1999
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Fellow - American College of Trial Lawyers, 2021
  • Fellow - International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Member of the State of Connecticut Task Force to Study the Statutes of Limitation for People Who Were Sexually Abused as Children, 2020
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2021
  • Past President, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Past President, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association
  • Appointed by Chief Justice to the Task Force to Study Mandatory Continuing Legal Education
  • Member, Standing Committee on Recommendations to the Bar in Fairfield County, 2021
  • Member of Board of Governors and Executive Committee, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 2021

Office location for Douglas Mahoney

1210 Post Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824

Phone: 203-780-0877

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