Awards and Recognitions

Our firm is proud to have some of the most talented and respected lawyers in the country within our ranks.  From top litigators to community leaders to future stars, Carmody is at the forefront of the legal profession.

Our practice groups are highly rated by independent legal directories. Examples of recent credits include:

  • Praised as “highly recommended” in the 2016 Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America’s leading business litigation firms and attorneys
  • Noted as a top tier Litigation and Labor and Employment practices by 2016 Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • “A deep bench that is strong on employment litigation matters.” and “An excellent employment firm.” 2016 Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

Carmody lawyers have received widespread recognition individually for their work. Examples of recent acknowledgements include:

Members of the firm have also been honored in the legal and business communities:

  • Carmody is the recipient of the 2016 Corporate Citizen of the Year award by Business New Haven
  • Jay Sandak is the co-recipient of the 2015 Stamford Citizens of the Year award
  • Thomas J. Sansone is the recipient of the 2013 Business New Haven’s “Citizen of the Year” award for outstanding contributions to both the Greater New Haven community and abroad
  • Ann H. Rubin is the recipient of the 2015 President’s Award for Excellence by the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA) for outstanding and distinguished service and contributions to the defense bar, excellence in practice, and the development and furtherance of the fair administration of justice and application of law to society
  • Maureen Danehy Cox is the recipient of the 2013 Ladder Award by the Connecticut Bar Association’s Women in the Law Committee of the Young Lawyers Section for exceptional leadership among women lawyers, particularly junior female attorneys

Our litigators are shaping the law and have been: