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Lori A. DaSilva-Fiano

Partner

Lori A. DaSilva-Fiano

Partner

Attorney DaSilva-Fiano has a diverse litigation practice wherein she represents individuals and corporate clients in a wide range of civil and commercial litigation matters.  More specifically, Attorney DaSilva-Fiano handles cases involving business and corporate disputes, contract issues, real estate disputes, construction litigation, commercial and residential landlord-tenant disputes and insurance coverage issues.  Mrs. DaSilva-Fiano has also represented both creditors and debtors in foreclosure and bankruptcy matters.

Mrs. DaSilva-Fiano also focuses on representing injured parties in personal injury, premises liability, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and workers’ compensation claims, wherein she employs her extensive insight and medical knowledge as a Registered Nurse.

In her family law practice, Mrs. DaSilva-Fiano has significant experience representing clients in all facets of family law matters in Fairfield and New Haven Counties including premarital agreements, mediations, marital dissolutions, legal separations, alimony and property distribution disputes, and post-judgment enforcement and modification.

Prior to joining Zeldes, Needle & Cooper, PC, Attorney DaSilva-Fiano practiced law at the Southport-based firm of Kleban & Samor, PC and subsequently managed her own law practice.

While a longtime resident of the towns of Prospect and Waterbury, Mrs. DaSilva-Fiano currently resides with her family and cocker spaniels in Fairfield County. Outside of the office, Mrs. DaSilva-Fiano is an avid cyclist and can be found on most days clipping in at SoulCycle.

Practice Areas

Litigation
Personal Injury
Family Law and Domestic Relations

Education

Southern Connecticut State University, Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude)
University of New Haven, Master’s Certificate in Forensic
Science & Advanced Investigation
Fairfield University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Summa Cum Laude)
Quinnipiac University School of Law, Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude)

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Academic Achievement Award, Research and Writing
Distinguished Academic Achievement Award, Family Law
Kristin Ann Carveth Memorial Award (Family Law)
Distinguished Academic Achievement Award, Bankruptcy I and II
American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence Award
Distinguished Academic Achievement Award, Workers’ Compensation
Distinguished Academic Achievement Award, Workers’ Compensation

Bar Admissions

Connecticut (2002)
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut (2002)

Memberships

Greater Bridgeport Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA)

Associations

Past Member of Bridgeport Regional Business Council
Board Member of Town of Prospect Zoning Board of Appeals (2005-2009)
Member of Prospect Democratic Town Committee
Prospect Lion’s Club Board of Directors (2006-2007)
Prospect Lion’s Club Immediate First President (2007-2008)
Treasurer – Michael Scaviola for Mayoral Campaign (2007)

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