D'Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC
Michael A. D’Amico
As a dedicated trial lawyer in personal injury and medical malpractice, Mike is an active member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Mike is the Immediate Past President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (2016-2017), serves on its Board of Governors and on its Executive, Medical Malpractice and Legislative Committees. Mike is a past member of the National Advisory Board of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. He is dual board-certified in civil trial advocacy and civil pretrial practice by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and has served on the Board of Examiners for the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has been a Court Appointed Arbitrator/Fact- Finder in Civil Litigation, as well as a Special Settlement Master for Personal Injury claims in the State of Connecticut Superior Court.
In 2015 Mike was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers® in the practice of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation for the New Haven Metropolitan area and Mike was also inducted into the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Personal Injury Hall of Fame. In 2016, Mike was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in the practice of Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice Law for the New Haven Metropolitan area. Mike was also selected for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in three practice areas: Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Law; Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation and Plaintiff’s Product Liability Litigation. In 2018, Mike was recognized as a Best Lawyer in Medical Malpractice Law
and Product Liability and was chosen as the 2018 "Lawyer of the Year"
for New Haven Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs. Mike is a Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Mike has been named yearly as a New England Super Lawyer since 2007 and a Connecticut Super Lawyer since 2006 by Law & Politics magazine in the practice area of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury. Mike has been named to the Super Lawyers list of Top 50 Lawyers in Connecticut by Law & Politics magazine in the practice area of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury. Mike has also been named to the New England Super Lawyers list of Top 100 attorneys in the practice of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury. Mike has received the preeminent AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He has authored numerous articles in the fields of Personal Injury; Medical Negligence; and Trial Advocacy and has lectured frequently on these topics. Mike frequently serves as trial counsel for clients referred by other local and out-of-state law firms.